Job ad drop eases as salaries stay on the rise

Job ads have fallen by 6.5% compared to 12 months ago, a smaller decline than last month. The average salary has grown by 3.4% compared to the same time last year, while public service industries led the way for job growth once again.


Growth in job ads

More candidates

Change in candidate availability

More candidates per job ad on SEEK



Compared to same month previous year

Source: SEEK Employment Trends May 2019 vs May 2018, seasonally adjusted