Top 5 Administrative and Support Services Occupations
|Top 5 Occupations||This Industry||All Industries|
|Human Resource Professionals||24,700||59,000|
|Tourism and Travel Advisers||21,900||25,600|
Administrative and Support Services is a small industry, accounting for 4% of Australia’s workforce. Employment increased by 29,800 or 7.7% over the five years to November 2015. A similar growth rate is expected over the five years to November 2020 (up by 7.8% or 32,600).
Employment is relatively evenly distributed between Administrative Services and Building Cleaning, Pest Control and Other Support Services, but the vast majority of new jobs have been created in Administrative Services (up by 24,300).
Around 40% of workers do not have post-school qualifications and, for those who do, the vocational education and training (VET) sector is the main provider of skills. Reflecting the services offered by firms in this industry, large numbers of cleaners are employed.
Relatively high proportions of workers in Administrative and Support Services are female (50%) and part-time employment is relatively common (41%) compared with the all industries averages (46% and 31%, respectively).
Educational attainment, Administrative and Support Services (% of industry total)
Age profile, Administrative and Support Services (% of industry total)
Employment projections by region, Administrative and Support Services, five years to November 2020 (% change)
For more information see lmip.gov.au.
Sources: ABS, Labour Force (trend and annual averages of original data); ABS, Education and Work; Department of Employment, Industry Employment Projections