SEEK reveals industries and jobs with highest average advertised salaries in Australia

THE five highest paying industries advertised on SEEK have been revealed and all average more than $100,000 salaries.

Mining, resources and energy took the number one spot despite the industry downturn, with an average advertised salary of $115,005.

This is followed by consulting and strategy at $108,471, construction at $106,693, engineering at $103,247, and information and communication technology at $102,548.

SEEK has also revealed the specific jobs with the highest average salaries and three of the five were management roles. The top-paying job advertised on SEEK was ICT architect, which had an average salary of $137,707 (2 per cent growth year on year). It was followed by engineering manager at $133,530 (up 3 per cent), mining, resources and energy manager at $133,169 (up 1 per cent), ICT managers at $129,903 (up 1 per cent) and general practitioner at $129,635 (no growth).