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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.

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