Top 5 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services Occupations
|Top 5 Occupations||This Industry||All Industries|
|Real Estate Sales Agents||78,000||88,900|
|Land Economists and Valuers||8,200||10,900|
|Advertising and Sales Managers||5,200||125,900|
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services is a small industry with employment of 216,800 or 2% of Australia’s workforce.
Over the five years to November 2015, employment growth was below average (up by 5.2% or 10,800) but strong growth is projected for the five years to November 2020 (up by 11.9% or 25,800).
Sales Workers are key to this industry with Real Estate Sales Agents being the largest occupation, accounting for about one in three workers. Clerical and Administrative Workers are also important, having one in five jobs.
A higher proportion of this workforce is female (50%) compared with the all industries average (46%), and employment is principally full-time (75%). The workforce is relatively old, with 11% of workers aged 15 to 24 years and 43% aged 45 years and over.
Although the proportion of workers who hold post-school qualifications is the same as the all industries average, workers are more likely to have a certificate III or higher vocational education and training (VET) qualification and less likely to hold a bachelor degree or higher qualification.
More than 60,000 jobs are located in regional Australia.
Educational attainment, Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (% of industry total)
Age profile, Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (% of industry total)
Employment projections by region, Rental, Hiring and Real Estate 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