Leading Hand Allowance - Level 3, 4 Or 5 Classification Supervising More Than 15 Employees

Award Definition

Water Industry Award 2010 [MA000113]

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Last updated: 16 August 2021

Allowance Description
Leading hand allowance An employee at Level 3,4 or 5 who is required by the employer to supervise other employees will be paid an allowance in addition to their classification rate of pay as follows: Supervisor’s classification level Number of employees supervised % of the standard rate per week 3,4 or 5 Over 15 190

What to pay

$1.18 per hour up to a maximum of $44.97 per week


This allowance is based on performing a special duty or a certain area of responsibility

Should you withhold tax?

Withhold tax from this allowance

Should super be paid on this allowance?

This allowance forms part of ordinary times earnings

Should payroll tax be paid on this allowance?

Include this allowance for payroll tax purposes

How is it treated on the payment summary?

Include this allowance as part of gross wages

How should it be reported for Single Touch Payroll?


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