Sports Industry AU

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AFl Womens 2018 Pay Structure

  • Tier 1 players have received an 17.6 per cent bump, from $17,000 to $20,000,
  • Tier 2 rises from $12,000 to $14,500 (up 20 per cent)
  • The base wage is now $10,500, up from $8500 (up 23 per cent). Last season’s $8500 base wage was calculated pro-rata on an AFL male rookie wage of $29.32 an hour.
  • The base wage on the last deal was due to increase from $8500 to $9276, tier 2 $12,000 to $12,846 and from $17,000 to $17,946 for tier one players.
  • The players will now commit 13-15 hours per week during pre-season and 10 hours in season. Match day hours are on top of the 10-hour week.
  • Clubs also have a marquee budget they can allocate to their most marketable players, ranging from $5000 to $10,000 per player, with a cap of $40,000 per team.
  • Players have signed 24-week contracts, which includes two weeks of annual leave.

Jason Lassey

Ive been collecting and publishing Sports related crowd, financial, and ratings data here and on twitter for about 12 years.

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