This diverse industry includes personal services like laundry, hairdressers and day spas; funeral and religious services; car repair and maintenance (like spray painting) and other machinery repair services. There are opportunities for young people and jobs tend to be full-time. Many jobs in this industry, like hairdressers and motor mechanics, need an apprenticeship or traineeship.

Job Profiles

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Airconditioning and Refrigeration Mechanics

Airconditioning and Refrigeration Mechanics assemble, install, maintain and repair industrial, commercial and domestic airconditioning and refrigeration systems and equipment.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $1,500 Before Tax
  • Future Growth stable
  • Skill Level Certificate III or IV

Animal Attendants and Trainers

Animal Attendants and Trainers train, feed, groom and care for animals.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $957 Before Tax
  • Future Growth stable
  • Skill Level Certificate III or IV

Automotive Electricians

Automotive Electricians install, maintain and repair electrical wiring and electronic components in motor vehicles.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $1,044 Before Tax
  • Future Growth stable
  • Skill Level Certificate III or IV

Beauty Therapists

Beauty Therapists provide skin analyses, facial therapies, skin-care treatments and body treatments such as massage to clients.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $650 Before Tax
  • Future Growth very strong
  • Skill Level Certificate II or III

Canvas and Leather Goods Makers

Canvas and Leather Goods Makers make and repair boots, shoes, leather goods, canvas and sailcloth articles, and related products.

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

Car Detailers

Car Detailers wash and clean exteriors and interiors of motor vehicles, and touch up paint work, glass and upholstery to prepare them for sale or rent.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $701 Before Tax
  • Future Growth stable
  • Skill Level High School or Certificate I

Electronics Trades Workers

Electronics Trades Workers maintain, adjust and repair electronic equipment such as business machines, video and audio equipment, and electronic instruments and control systems, and transmit and receive radio messages.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $1,215 Before Tax
  • Future Growth moderate
  • Skill Level Certificate III or IV

Fitness Instructors

Fitness Instructors direct, instruct and guide individuals and groups in the pursuit of physical fitness and wellbeing.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay Unavailable
  • Future Growth very strong
  • Skill Level Certificate II or III

Funeral Workers

Funeral Workers prepare bodies for viewing and burial, arrange and conduct funerals, and perform other specialist funereal services.

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

Hairdressers

Hairdressers cut, style, colour, straighten and permanently wave hair, and treat hair and scalp conditions.

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

Laundry Workers

Laundry Workers sort, clean, fold, iron and package linen, clothing and other items in laundries and drycleaning establishments, and private residences.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $795 Before Tax
  • Future Growth stable
  • Skill Level High School or Certificate I

Metal Fitters and Machinists

Metal Fitters and Machinists fit and assemble fabricated metal parts into products, set up machining tools, production machines and textile machines, and operate machining tools and machines to shape metal stock and castings.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $1,500 Before Tax
  • Future Growth decline
  • Skill Level Certificate III or IV

Ministers of Religion

Ministers of Religion perform spiritual functions associated with beliefs and practices of religious faiths, and provide motivation, guidance and training in religious life for the people of congregations and parishes, and the wider community.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $932 Before Tax
  • Future Growth stable
  • Skill Level Bachelor Degree or higher

Motor Mechanics

Motor Mechanics repair, maintain and test motor vehicle and other internal combustion engines and related mechanical components.

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

Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories Fitters

Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories Fitters fit and replace parts and accessories on motor vehicles.

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

Other Cleaners

Other Cleaners clean surfaces, materials and objects, such as carpets, windows, walls, swimming pools and cooling towers, using specialised cleaning equipment and chemicals. Carpet Cleaners and Window Cleaners are included here.

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

Other Personal Service Workers

Other Personal Service Workers includes occupations such as Civil Celebrants, Hair or Beauty Salon Assistants, Body Artists, First Aid Trainers and Religious Assistants.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay Unavailable
  • Future Growth very strong
  • Skill Level Certificate II or III

Panelbeaters

Panelbeaters repair damage to metal, fibreglass and plastic body work on vehicles, and form replacement vehicle panels.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $869 Before Tax
  • Future Growth decline
  • Skill Level Certificate III or IV

Personal Care Consultants

Personal Care Consultants provide personal care services, such as natural relaxation and health treatments, and weight loss advice.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay Unavailable
  • Future Growth very strong
  • Skill Level Certificate II or III

Photographic Developers and Printers

Photographic Developers and Printers edit and adjust digital images, develop photographic film, and print photographic images from digital media, negatives and positives using computer software, fully automatic equipment and by separate processes.

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

Precision Metal Trades Workers

Precision Metal Trades Workers fabricate, assemble, maintain and repair metal precision instruments.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $1,015 Before Tax
  • Future Growth strong
  • Skill Level Certificate III or IV

Secretaries

Secretaries perform secretarial, clerical and other administrative tasks in support of Managers, Legal Professionals and other professionals.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $993 Before Tax
  • Future Growth decline
  • Skill Level Certificate III or IV

Vehicle Body Builders and Trimmers

Vehicle Body Builders and Trimmers manufacture and repair prototype production units and purpose-built vehicle bodies, and install, repair and replace the interior trim of vehicles.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $1,030 Before Tax
  • Future Growth decline
  • Skill Level Certificate III or IV

Vehicle Painters

Vehicle Painters prepare surfaces of vehicles, match and mix colours and apply paint.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $1,125 Before Tax
  • Future Growth stable
  • Skill Level Certificate III or IV
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