This industry employs around seven percent (7%) of Australia's workforce and provides good entry-level jobs. Most jobs are in hotels, motels, cafes, restaurants, take-away shops, bars and pubs. Part-time employment is common, making it an attractive option for young people who want to combine work and study.

Job Profiles

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Actors, Dancers and Other Entertainers

Actors, Dancers and Other Entertainers entertain by portraying roles in productions, performing and composing dances, and performing a variety of other acts.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay Unavailable
  • Future Growth strong
  • Skill Level Bachelor Degree or higher

Bar Attendants and Baristas

Bar Attendants and Baristas prepare, mix and serve alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks to patrons in bars in licensed establishments, and prepare and serve espresso coffee and other hot beverages to patrons in cafes, coffee shops and dining establishments.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $873 Before Tax
  • Future Growth strong
  • Skill Level Certificate II or III

Betting Clerks

Betting Clerks take bets from customers at betting agencies, over the telephone and on course.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay Unavailable
  • Future Growth strong
  • Skill Level High School or Certificate I

Cafe and Restaurant Managers

Cafe and Restaurant Managers organise and control the operations of cafes, restaurants and related establishments to provide dining and catering services.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $900 Before Tax
  • Future Growth very strong
  • Skill Level Associate Degree or Diploma

Cafe Workers

Cafe Workers sell and serve food and beverages for consumption on premises in cafes and similar establishments.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $800 Before Tax
  • Future Growth strong
  • Skill Level High School or Certificate I

Caravan Park and Camping Ground Managers

Caravan Park and Camping Ground Managers organise and control the operations of caravan parks and camping grounds to provide accommodation and leisure services.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay Unavailable
  • Future Growth moderate
  • Skill Level Associate Degree or Diploma

Caretakers

Caretakers maintain and clean residential buildings, schools, offices, holiday camps, caravan parks and associated grounds.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $957 Before Tax
  • Future Growth stable
  • Skill Level High School or Certificate I

Checkout Operators and Office Cashiers

Checkout Operators and Office Cashiers operate cash registers and receive payments from customers, and issue receipts and return change due.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $824 Before Tax
  • Future Growth decline
  • Skill Level High School or Certificate I

Chefs

Chefs plan and organise the preparation and cooking of food in dining and catering establishments.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $1,050 Before Tax
  • Future Growth very strong
  • Skill Level Associate Degree or Diploma

Commercial Cleaners

Commercial Cleaners clean offices, residential complexes, hospitals, schools, industrial work areas, industrial machines, construction sites and other commercial premises using heavy duty cleaning equipment.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $896 Before Tax
  • Future Growth decline
  • Skill Level High School or Certificate I

Conference and Event Organisers

Conference and Event Organisers organise and coordinate services for conferences, events, functions, banquets and seminars.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $1,313 Before Tax
  • Future Growth strong
  • Skill Level Associate Degree or Diploma

Cooks

Cooks prepare, season and cook food in dining and catering establishments.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $800 Before Tax
  • Future Growth moderate
  • Skill Level Certificate III or IV

Delivery Drivers

Delivery Drivers drive vans and cars to deliver goods.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $881 Before Tax
  • Future Growth very strong
  • Skill Level Certificate II or III

Fast Food Cooks

Fast Food Cooks prepare a restricted range of foods in fast food establishments.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $550 Before Tax
  • Future Growth moderate
  • Skill Level High School or Certificate I

Gaming Workers

Gaming Workers provide gaming services within casinos and other gambling establishments.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $1,188 Before Tax
  • Future Growth stable
  • Skill Level Certificate II or III

Greenkeepers

Greenkeepers establish and maintain fine turf, grassed areas and synthetic surfaces used for sporting events.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $900 Before Tax
  • Future Growth moderate
  • Skill Level Certificate III or IV

Hotel and Motel Managers

Hotel and Motel Managers organise and control the operations of hotels and motels to provide guest accommodation, meals and other services.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $1,091 Before Tax
  • Future Growth moderate
  • Skill Level Associate Degree or Diploma

Hotel Service Managers

Hotel Service Managers supervise and coordinate the activities of hotel service workers.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $962 Before Tax
  • Future Growth stable
  • Skill Level Certificate III or IV

Housekeepers

Housekeepers perform cleaning and housekeeping duties in hotels, motels and other commercial premises, and in private residences.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $800 Before Tax
  • Future Growth very strong
  • Skill Level High School or Certificate I

Kitchenhands

Kitchenhands assist kitchen and service staff in preparing and serving food, and clean food preparation and service areas.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $865 Before Tax
  • Future Growth moderate
  • Skill Level High School or Certificate I

Licensed Club Managers

Licensed Club Managers organise and control the operations of licensed clubs to provide food, beverages, gaming, entertainment, sporting and other amenities for members.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $1,475 Before Tax
  • Future Growth stable
  • Skill Level Associate Degree or Diploma

Other Accommodation and Hospitality Managers

Other Accommodation and Hospitality Managers includes occupations such as Bed and Breakfast Operators and Retirement Village Managers.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay Unavailable
  • Future Growth moderate
  • Skill Level Associate Degree or Diploma

Receptionists

Receptionists receive and welcome visitors, patients, guests and clients, and respond to inquiries and requests.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $900 Before Tax
  • Future Growth stable
  • Skill Level Certificate II or III

Retail Managers

Retail Managers organise and control the operations of establishments which provide retail services.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $1,000 Before Tax
  • Future Growth moderate
  • Skill Level Associate Degree or Diploma

Sales Assistants (General)

Sales Assistants (General) sell goods and services, such as food, clothing, hardware, household appliances, office supplies and cosmetics, in retail and wholesale establishments.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $850 Before Tax
  • Future Growth strong
  • Skill Level High School or Certificate I

Vending Machine Attendants

Vending Machine Attendants stock and maintain vending and amusement machines and collect money from coin boxes.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay Unavailable
  • Future Growth decline
  • Skill Level High School or Certificate I

Waiters

Waiters serve food and beverages in hotels, restaurants, clubs and dining establishments.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $804 Before Tax
  • Future Growth strong
  • Skill Level Certificate II or III
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