This industry includes banking, insurance and superannuation funds, as well as financial brokering services. Most jobs are in Sydney and Melbourne. There are fewer young people than in other industries, and part-time time work is uncommon. Many workers in this industry have a university degree. The largest occupation, Bank Workers, doesn't require a degree and may provide a pathway into the industry.

Job Profiles

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Accountants

Accountants provide services relating to financial reporting, taxation, auditing, insolvency, accounting information systems, budgeting, cost management, planning and decision-making by organisations and individuals; and provide advice on associated compliance and performance requirements to ensure statutory and strategic governance.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $1,400 Before Tax
  • Future Growth strong
  • Skill Level Bachelor Degree or higher

Accounting Clerks

Accounting Clerks monitor creditor and debtor accounts, undertake related routine documentation, and calculate and investigate the cost of wages, materials, overheads and other operating costs.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $1,071 Before Tax
  • Future Growth stable
  • Skill Level Certificate II or III

Actuaries, Mathematicians and Statisticians

Actuaries, Mathematicians and Statisticians develop and apply actuarial, mathematical, statistical and quantitative principles and techniques to solve problems in a range of fields such as business and finance, scientific and social research, and engineering.

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

Advertising, Public Relations and Sales Manager

Advertising, Public Relations and Sales Managers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate advertising, public relations, sales and marketing activities within organisations.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $1,858 Before Tax
  • Future Growth moderate
  • Skill Level Bachelor Degree or higher

Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Tresurers

Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers conduct audits of accounting systems, procedures and financial statements, manage corporate funding and financial risk, and administer and review corporate compliance activities.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $1,839 Before Tax
  • Future Growth very strong
  • Skill Level Bachelor Degree or higher

Bank Workers

Bank Workers receive deposits and pay out money in financial and commercial institutions, keep records of transactions, issue receipts and cash cheques.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $1,101 Before Tax
  • Future Growth moderate
  • Skill Level Certificate II or III

Call or Contact Centre Workers

Call or Contact Centre Workers respond to telephone, Internet and email inquiries and complaints about an organisation's goods and services, and promote the goods and services.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $969 Before Tax
  • Future Growth moderate
  • Skill Level Certificate II or III

Credit and Loans Officers

Credit and Loans Officers analyse, evaluate and process credit and loan applications.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $1,249 Before Tax
  • Future Growth moderate
  • Skill Level Certificate II or III

Database & Systems Administrators & ICT Security

Database and Systems Administrators, and ICT Security Specialists plan, develop, maintain, manage and administer organisations' database management systems, operating systems and security policies and procedures to ensure optimal database and system integrity, security, backup, reliability and performance.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $1,693 Before Tax
  • Future Growth very strong
  • Skill Level Bachelor Degree or higher

Debt Collectors

Debt Collectors collect consumer, commercial, insurance and other forms of debt for clients, make arrangements to settle overdue accounts, formalise payment arrangements and follow up until accounts are fully paid.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $1,020 Before Tax
  • Future Growth decline
  • Skill Level Certificate II or III

Economists

Economists perform economic research and analysis, develop and apply theories about production and distribution of goods and services and people's spending and financial behaviour, and provide advice to governments and organisations on economic policy issues.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $2,000 Before Tax
  • Future Growth stable
  • Skill Level Bachelor Degree or higher

Finance Managers

Finance Managers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the financial and accounting activities within organisations.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $2,073 Before Tax
  • Future Growth strong
  • Skill Level Bachelor Degree or higher

Financial Brokers

Financial Brokers operate as independent agents to facilitate the trading of commodities and arrange insurance and loans of money on behalf of clients.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $1,400 Before Tax
  • Future Growth very strong
  • Skill Level Associate Degree or Diploma

Financial Dealers

Financial Dealers conduct financial market transactions on behalf of clients.

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

Financial Investment Advisers and Managers

Financial Investment Advisers and Managers develop financial plans for individuals and organisations, and invest and manage funds on their behalf.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $1,701 Before Tax
  • Future Growth very strong
  • Skill Level Bachelor Degree or higher

General Clerks

General Clerks perform a range of clerical and administrative tasks.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $1,000 Before Tax
  • Future Growth strong
  • Skill Level Certificate II or III

ICT Business and Systems Analysts

ICT Business and Systems Analysts work with users to formulate system requirements, develop system plans and documentation, review and evaluate existing systems, and design and modify systems to meet users' business needs.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $1,819 Before Tax
  • Future Growth moderate
  • Skill Level Bachelor Degree or higher

ICT Managers

ICT Managers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the acquisition, development, maintenance and use of computer and telecommunication systems within organisations.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $2,105 Before Tax
  • Future Growth very strong
  • Skill Level Bachelor Degree or higher

ICT Support and Test Engineers

ICT Support and Test Engineers develop procedures and strategies to support, create, maintain and manage technical quality assurance processes and guidelines and systems infrastructure, investigate, analyse and resolve system problems and performance issues, and test the behaviour, functionality and integrity of systems.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $1,726 Before Tax
  • Future Growth very strong
  • Skill Level Bachelor Degree or higher

Information Officers

Information Officers respond to personal, written and telephone inquiries and complaints about the organisation's goods and services, provide information and refer people to other sources.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $978 Before Tax
  • Future Growth stable
  • Skill Level Certificate II or III

Insurance Agents

Insurance Agents represent insurance companies in selling insurance to clients.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay Unavailable
  • Future Growth moderate
  • Skill Level Certificate III or IV

Insurance Investigators, Loss Adjusters and Risk Surveyors

Insurance Investigators, Loss Adjusters and Risk Surveyors conduct investigations into insurance claims to ensure their validity, inspect and assess the damage and loss to insured properties and businesses, estimate insurance costs, and inspect insured properties to evaluate conditions affecting underwriting standards.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay Unavailable
  • Future Growth decline
  • Skill Level Certificate III or IV

Insurance, Money Market and Statistical Clerks

Insurance, Money Market and Statistical Clerks prepare and check documentation associated with insurance, maintain records of securities transactions and registrations, offer odds and accept bets, and compile data and undertake statistical and actuarial computations.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $958 Before Tax
  • Future Growth stable
  • Skill Level Certificate II or III

Keyboard Operators

Keyboard Operators input and process text and data, and prepare, edit and generate documents for storage, processing, publication and transmission.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $1,000 Before Tax
  • Future Growth decline
  • Skill Level Certificate II or III

Management and Organisation Analysts

Management and Organisation Analysts assist organisations to achieve greater efficiency and solve organisational problems, and study organisational structures, methods, systems and procedures.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $1,500 Before Tax
  • Future Growth very strong
  • Skill Level Bachelor Degree or higher

Other Hospitality, Retail and Service Managers

Other Hospitality, Retail and Service Managers includes occupations such as Boarding Kennel or Cattery Operators, Cinema or Theatre Managers, Facilities Managers, Financial Institution Branch Managers and Equipment Hire Managers.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $1,438 Before Tax
  • Future Growth strong
  • Skill Level Associate Degree or Diploma

Personal Assistants

Personal Assistants perform liaison, coordination and organisational tasks in support of Managers and Professionals.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $1,256 Before Tax
  • Future Growth stable
  • Skill Level Certificate III or IV

Software and Applications Programmers

Software and Applications Programmers design, develop, test, maintain and document program code in accordance with user requirements, and system and technical specifications.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $1,801 Before Tax
  • Future Growth very strong
  • Skill Level Bachelor Degree or higher
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