Data on Job Outlook are updated on a yearly basis and are compiled from national statistics which may not reflect either regional variations or more recent changes in employment conditions.
These data show 9 key indicators for this occupation - employment size, full-time share of employment, earnings, unemployment, historical employment growth (long-term, medium term and short-term), future employment growth, mix of industries and job openings. Estimates have been rounded and consequently some discrepancies may occur between sums of the component items and totals.
|How many workers are employed in this occupation?||49,600||9|
|How many work full-time (% share)?||68.3||4|
|What are the weekly earnings for full-time workers ($ before tax)?||1150||6|
|How does unemployment compare with other occupations?||average||5|
|What has been the long-term employment growth - 10 years (%)?||29.7||7|
|What has been the medium-term employment growth - 5 years (%)?||14.6||7|
|What has been the short-term employment growth - 2 years (%)?||-1.9||5|
|What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?||very strong growth||10|
|What will be the level of future job openings?||above average||8|
These data show median weekly earnings for the occupation compared with the median across all occupations, for total employment and for full-time workers. Earnings are before tax and do not include employer superannuation contributions. (The median is the middle value in a distribution when the values are arranged in ascending or descending order.) These figures are indicative and cannot be used to determine a particular wage rate. Source: ABS EEBTUM survey August 2013 cat. no. 6310.0. Estimates have been rounded and consequently some discrepancies may occur between sums of the component items and totals. Please see the Help page for further information.
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