The DIA conducts regular national surveys to determine fees and salary conditions in the design sector. The results of these are made available to members as Practice Notes.
The information surveyed in December 2011 has been released as Practice Note 014 Fees and Salary Survey (Issue H). A Note has also been issued for Student members, PN 024 Graduate Salaries (Issue F).
Practice Note 014 Issue G consists of a summary of the survey findings for surveys carried out in December 2008, December 2006 and December 2005. It replaces PN014 Issue F.
Previous summary figures are included in this issue for comparison purposes. Members looking for more comparison information should refer to Practice Note 023 - Historic Fee & Salary Information or obtain Issues A, B, C, D E and F of PN014.
An on-line 'Members Only' Fee & Salary Survey Data facility is available on the DIA website. This allows members to directly query the data for the last three surveys for detailed enquiries specific to your location or situation. Members access this service in their personal menu area after entering their website key.
The following fee and salary Practice Notes are available for purchase from the National Office.
Fees and Salary Survey
Annually updated survey information of fees and rates of pay in the design professions around Australia. This information is also made available to Members on-line.
Historic Fee & Salary Information
A record of DIA Fee and Salary information generated between 1977 and 2001. This data has been published to provide reference information for the movement of remuneration and fees in the Australian design industry.
An annual survey of graduate salaries tabulated by capital city and design discipline. All prices are GST inclusive.
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