All enterprises were asked whether pay rates were set at junior rates for any employees.
This concept was explained as setting the pay rate as a proportion of the applicable adult rate.
As presented in Table 5.7, less than one-quarter (18%) of enterprises reported paying at least 1 staff member junior rates.
The prevalence of setting wages at junior rates was higher in the Retail, and Accommodation and Food Services industries (28% and 35% respectively).
Table 5.7: Enterprises with employees paid junior rates by key industries & employment size, per cent of enterprises
||Enterprises with at least 1 employee paid junior rates
|Accommodation and food services