In Australia, gross salary usually does not include super contributions made by your employer. Superannuation, often called "super," is Australia's mandatory retirement savings system. Your employer has to contribute a percentage of your ordinary earnings to your super fund.
Gross salary, on the other hand, refers to your total earnings before any deductions or contributions, including income tax and super. The gross salary on your payslip or employment contract represents what you earn before any super contributions are added to it.
It's important to note that super should be a separate and additional benefit to your gross salary, specifically made to help you save for retirement. The contributions made by your employer on top of your gross salary are held in a super fund until you are eligible to access them, usually at retirement age.
If you would like to learn more about your super requirements, click the button below to read our article on whether casual employees
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