This industry includes the movement of people and goods by road, rail or air. Postal and courier services, warehousing and storage are also included. Many workers are male and are employed full-time. There are opportunities for lower skilled workers, with almost half of all workers not completing post-school education. The industry offers apprenticeships and traineeships.

Job Profiles

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Air Transport Professionals

Air Transport Professionals fly and navigate aircraft, control and direct air traffic to ensure the safe and efficient operation of aircraft in flight and on the ground, and instruct students in flying aircraft.

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

Aircraft Maintenance Engineers

Aircraft Maintenance Engineers maintain and repair aircraft structures, and avionic and mechanical systems.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $1,641 Before Tax
  • Future Growth decline
  • Skill Level Certificate III or IV

Automobile Drivers

Automobile Drivers drive motor cars to transport passengers to destinations.

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

Bus and Coach Drivers

Bus and Coach Drivers drive buses and coaches to transport passengers over established and special routes.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $1,151 Before Tax
  • Future Growth stable
  • Skill Level Certificate II or III

Couriers and Postal Deliverers

Couriers and Postal Deliverers deliver small items such as documents, messages, mail and parcels.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $1,000 Before Tax
  • Future Growth stable
  • Skill Level High School or Certificate I

Deck and Fishing Hands

Deck and Fishing Hands maintain ships' equipment and structures, and catch fish, crustacea and molluscs.

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

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

Forklift Drivers

Forklift Drivers operate forklifts to move bulk materials, containers, crates, palletised goods, cartons and bales.

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

Freight and Furniture Handlers

Freight and Furniture Handlers load and unload trucks, containers and rail cars, and transfer cargo between ships and other forms of transport and storage facilities.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $1,329 Before Tax
  • Future Growth decline
  • Skill Level High School or Certificate I

Mail Sorters

Mail Sorters receive, sort and despatch mail in organisations and postal sorting centres.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $1,001 Before Tax
  • Future Growth moderate
  • Skill Level High School or Certificate I

Marine Transport Professionals

Marine Transport Professionals control and manage the operations of ships, boats and marine equipment.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay Unavailable
  • Future Growth decline
  • 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

Other Mobile Plant Operators

Other Mobile Plant Operators includes a number of occupation such as Aircraft Baggage Handlers and Airline Ground Crew, Linemarkers, Paving Plant Operators, Railway Track Plant Operators, Road Roller Operators and Streetsweeper Operators.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $981 Before Tax
  • Future Growth stable
  • Skill Level Certificate II or III

Other Stationary Plant Operators

Other Stationary Plant Operators includes a range of occupations such as Boiler or Engine Operators, Bulk Materials Handling Plant Operators, Cement Production Plant Operators, Concrete Batching Plant Operators, Concrete Pump Operators, Paper and Pulp Mill Operators, Railway Signal Operators, Train Controllers, Waste Water or Water Plant Operators and Weighbridge Operators.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $1,411 Before Tax
  • Future Growth stable
  • Skill Level Certificate II or III

Purchasing and Supply Logistics Clerks

Purchasing and Supply Logistics Clerks prepare and process orders for goods and services, monitor stock levels and supply sources and maintain stock and inventory levels, record and coordinate the flow of materials between departments, prepare production schedules, and administer and coordinate storage and distribution operations within organisations.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $1,150 Before Tax
  • Future Growth stable
  • Skill Level Certificate II or III

Railway Track Workers

Railway Track Workers lay and repair tracks for railways, tramways, quarries and mines, and install and repair signals and other equipment.

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

Storepersons

Storepersons receive, handle and despatch goods in stores and warehouses.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $927 Before Tax
  • Future Growth strong
  • Skill Level Certificate II or III

Supply, Distribution and Procurement Managers

Supply, Distribution and Procurement Managers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the supply, storage and distribution of goods, products and services produced and used by organisations.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $1,650 Before Tax
  • Future Growth moderate
  • Skill Level Bachelor Degree or higher

Ticket Salespersons

Ticket Salespersons sell tickets and make reservations for services such as travel and admission to sporting and entertainment venues, and collect fares on transport vehicles.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $1,136 Before Tax
  • Future Growth moderate
  • Skill Level High School or Certificate I

Train and Tram Drivers

Train and Tram Drivers drive trains and trams to transport passengers and freight on rail networks.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $1,800 Before Tax
  • Future Growth strong
  • Skill Level Certificate II or III

Transport and Despatch Clerks

Transport and Despatch Clerks verify and maintain records of incoming and outgoing goods, prepare goods for despatch, arrange clearance and collection of imported cargo from customs and bond stores, and arrange shipment of cargo for export.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $1,100 Before Tax
  • Future Growth very strong
  • Skill Level Certificate II or III

Transport Services Managers

Transport Services Managers organise and control the buying and selling of vehicles for rental agencies and coordinate the leasing of vehicles, the operations of railway stations, and the operations of enterprises that operate fleets of vehicles to transport goods and passengers.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $1,483 Before Tax
  • Future Growth strong
  • Skill Level Associate Degree or Diploma

Travel Attendants

Travel Attendants provide services for the safety and comfort of passengers in aircraft, ships and railway sleeping cars.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $1,110 Before Tax
  • Future Growth very strong
  • Skill Level Certificate III or IV

Truck Drivers

Truck Drivers drive heavy trucks, removal vans, tankers and tow trucks to transport bulky goods and liquids.

  • Avg. Weekly Pay $1,300 Before Tax
  • Future Growth moderate
  • Skill Level Certificate II or III
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