The Salary Coach



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Welcome to the Salary Calculator

The Salary Coach makes this free tool available to you to help guide you on matters of earning potential. It is designed to help you forecast the impact a raise or promotion may have on your savings, super and general financial security.

Did you know a $5,000 increase to your yearly salary can mean up to $600,000 over the course of your career?  Want to see your financial potential? Use the salary calculator below to see what an average salary increase could mean for your retirement.

Want to know what your possibilities could be?

Why not test out some numbers with the calculator below:


Input your information

What is your current salary?

Enter the % rate of superannuation that applies to your salary

What is your current age?

What age do you think you will retire at?

Enter the salary increase that you want to calculate

Select the % interest rate you want to apply if you saved all salary increases?

(note: this calculation is used for the year on year calculation only).

Results for a one-off increase

This result table shows what a one-off salary increase could mean to you over the rest of your career.

Current age: Current annual salary: Current annual superannuation:
Retirement age: Annual salary after increase: Annual Superannuation after increase:
Num. of years to retirement: Cumulative Salary increase at retirement: Cumulative Superannuation impact at retirement:
Year of retirement:
Total combined Salary and Superannuation uplift:

Results for an average annual increase

Disclaimer: These figures are for general guide purposes only and should be treated as such. All figures exclude taxes, fund fees, insurances and associated charges.
Actual average investments are not reflected in this calculator and its calculations. Financial situations and outcomes vary. Speak with your Financial Advisor, the Tax Department and/or your Superannuation Fund for tailored advice.
The results only relate to the salary increase being considered for this calculation.
The Salary Coach assumes no responsibility or liability for the information obtained from this calculator when applied to real world financial decision making.
This information is given in summary form and does not purport to be complete.
Information in this presentation, including forecast financial information, should not be considered in lieu of advice or recommendation from a financial advisor, super fund manager or the ATO.
Before acting on any information contained within from a financial perspective, you should consider the appropriateness of the information in relation to your actual financial situation.

H.E.C. – Television Producer


The film and television industry is notorious for low pay, and I felt certain that whatever raise I asked for would be shut down.

Through the coaching I built my confidence and how to qualify my value. We then built the game-plan and practised until all angles had been explored and I was ready.

When the time came, my manager was surprised by the preparation and appreciated the considered approach, and I got the raise I was hoping for – 6%! The investment and preparation took away most of my nerves and paid off. Thanks Catherine.

D.R. – Artist

I have been painting most of my life.

Increasingly I was worried about what a fair investment in my works would be for my customers. Catherine talked with me about my market, the art I create, the amount of demand there is for it, and why people want to buy my art. At the end of it I realised that I was undervaluing my work, and have now set higher rates.

I am now making an average of $500 more per painting, which is an added $25,000 in revenue for my business each year. I was worried people would stop buying my art. I’m pleased to say that’s not the case – business is booming.

I have new faith in the value of the art I create and my worth.

R.K. – Business Optimisation Professional (Sydney)


Coaching helped uncover the value I bring but that I couldn’t see. Catherine showed me how to negotiate in difficult situations. I learned new tactics in overcoming the standard arguments of salary ranges, benchmarking, and how being well informed enables you to confinently ask for what you are worth.

Catherine is masterful – her deep experience in HR and change management brings fresh eyes and clear thinking to the problem of learning how to translate the capability you create to the value you are worth.
The Gig Economy is going to need more people like Catherine, so we can all learn how to assess and understand our value in competitive, creative and fluid workplaces of the future.

We place a high premium on our client’s privacy. Initials are used. Stock photos replace headshots. Company names, positions and identifying information are not included.

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