Appendix B: Distribution of prices and hours

Appendix B: Distribution of prices and hours Jon Wundersitz Mon, 03/01/2021 - 10:35

Nominal hours at the field of education and AQF level are presented in Table B1. Nominal hours were collected from and provided by jurisdictions, usually with the delivery of subsidy data. As a result, there is stronger coverage for nominal hours compared to prices, as presented in Table 2.

Table B1: Nominal hours, by field of education and AQF level

A/T status Field of education Cert I Cert II Cert III Cert IV Diploma Adv Diploma Grad Cert/ Dip.
Non A/T Natural and physical sciences   311 650 1,227 1,409 644  
Information technology 195 495 683 811 880 950 273
Engineering and related technologies 208 422 775 926 1,101 1,477 470
Architecture and building 284 414 845 849 1,416 1,852 455
Ag., environment and related studies 185 511 833 898 1,187 1,117 844
Health 225 376 511 827 1,216 1,092 366
Education 530   576 595 916   399
Management and commerce 242 329 456 589 685 929 539
Society and culture 197 295 540 775 957 663 693
Creative arts 258 361 662 938 1,207 1,584  
Food, hospitality and personal services 239 439 642 760 686 864 535
Mixed field programmes 393 403 478 595 580    
A/T Natural and physical sciences   371 674 982 1,530 589  
Information technology 185 469 677 807 867 876  
Engineering and related technologies 205 401 763 944 1,094 1,537  
Architecture and building 302 368 789 754 1,308 1,508  
Ag., environment and related studies 115 496 799 806 1,090 1,850  
Health   334 552 936 1,206 962 366
Education     467 597 1,019    
Management and commerce 161 319 460 578 672 918 273
Society and culture   291 537 785 942 728  
Creative arts 333 359 665 917 1,289 1,150  
Food, hospitality and personal services 102 418 703 758 758 793 468
Mixed field programmes 363 290 450 943      

Note: Shading indicates less than five observations for that field of education and AQF level.

The nominal hours in Table B1 are used with prices at the field of education and AQF level to produce an hourly price for these groups. Hourly prices are presented in Table B2.

Table B2: Weighted hourly prices, by field of education and AQF level

A/T status Field of education Cert I Cert II Cert III Cert IV Diploma Adv Diploma Grad Cert/ Diploma
Non A/T Natural and physical sciences   $8.0 $10.1 $11.6 $9.2    
Information technology $12.3 $8.7 $12.2 $10.9 $15.9 $9.5  
Engineering and related technologies $15.9 $9.0 $9.0 $9.3 $12.1 $10.6  
Architecture and building $10.6 $12.6 $12.0 $11.1 $10.9 $10.9  
Ag., environment and related studies $10.3 $8.6 $9.4 $11.6 $10.2 $12.7  
Health   $8.8 $12.5 $9.8 $15.1 $8.8  
Education $9.2   $8.2 $8.1 $12.4    
Management and commerce $5.8 $8.2 $9.9 $8.7 $9.6 $7.6  
Society and culture $12.7 $8.1 $10.6 $9.3 $9.5 $16.0 $16.5
Creative arts $12.0 $8.6 $9.5 $9.3 $10.4 $9.2  
Food, hospitality and personal services $3.3 $6.1 $10.1 $9.9 $21.7    
Mixed field programmes $9.2 $9.4 $8.6 $7.6 $16.6    
A/T Natural and physical sciences   $24.5 $12.6 $11.4 $8.0 $7.0  
Information technology $4.3 $6.6 $10.6 $12.8 $12.7 $8.3  
Engineering and related technologies $9.8 $11.2 $18.1 $12.8 $25.3 $10.5  
Architecture and building $8.6 $12.2 $20.8 $12.5 $11.7 $16.4  
Ag., environment. and related studies $12.2 $10.1 $13.6 $12.8 $12.4    
Health   $11.1 $11.8 $9.2 $15.6    
Education     $10.9 $10.6 $12.6    
Management and commerce $9.3 $9.7 $10.4 $9.3 $9.2 $10.0  
Society and culture   $8.6 $11.4 $10.6 $11.4    
Creative arts   $12.2 $15.8 $11.1 $14.8    
Food, hospitality and personal services $12.7 $9.1 $13.9 $12.7 $17.8    
Mixed field programmes   $9.0          

Note: Shading indicates less than five observations for that field of education and AQF level.