• Elyse Villani of the Perth Scorchers in the WBBL (L), Perth Glory's Sam Kerr in the W-League (C) and Kaitlyn Ashmore of the Brisbane Lions in the AFLW (R) (Getty Images)
A look at how the W-League's breakthrough pay deal compares with other leading women's sports in Australia.
Source:
AAP
11 Sep 2017 - 12:33 PM  UPDATED 11 Sep 2017 - 12:33 PM

W-LEAGUE (from 2017/18)

- Minimum salary: $10,000

- Average salary: $15,500

- Top salaries: $130,000+ (combined W-League, overseas clubs and Matildas)

- Salary cap: $300,000

- Minimum league spend: $1.62 million.

- Private health insurance not covered

 

AFLW (from 2018)

- Minimum salary: $9,276

- Priority signings and top draft picks: $12,486

- Marquee players: $27,946

- Total player payment pool: $2.4 million

- Private health insurance not covered

 

SUPER NETBALL (from 2017)

- Minimum part-time salary: $27,375

- Average salary: $67,500

- Total player payment pool: $5.4 million

- Private health insurance covered

 

CRICKET (from 2017/18)

- Minimum salary for domestic (WNCL/WBBL) players: $36,000

- Average domestic wage: $46,000

- Minimum salary for international players: $72,000

- Average international wage: $94,000

- Top salaries: $200,000-$300,000 (combined domestic, international payments)

- Total player payment pool: $55.2 million (over five years)

- Private health insurance covered