Other Travel Attendants includes jobs like Marine Steward.

    There are several occupations in this group, which may have varying study pathways.

    Tasks

    • Checks passengers' tickets and directs them to seats and cabins.
    • Receives and stows food, equipment and cabin baggage.
    • Makes public announcements.
    • Conducts safety checks and demonstrations of safety equipment and procedures.
    • Assists passengers in emergency drills.
    • Carries out emergency procedures, assists and directs passengers in emergencies.
    • Distributes reading material, pillows, blankets and other amenities for the comfort of passengers.
    • Operates galleys, prepares and heats food for passengers and serves refreshments and meals.
    • Co-ordinates the sale of goods to passengers.
    • Manages the completion of any customs and immigration documentation which may be required.
    • Tidies ship and railway cabins.

    More about Travel Attendants

    All Travel Attendants

    • $1,340 Weekly Pay
    • Moderate Future Growth
    • Lower unemployment Unemployment

    Other Travel Attendants

    • 620 workers Employment Size
    • Medium skill Skill level rating
    • 73% Full-Time Full-Time Share
    • 49 hours Average full-time
    • 37 years Average age
    • 63% female Gender Share

    The number of people working as Other Travel Attendants (in their main job) stayed about the same over 5 years:
    from 590 in 2011 to 620 in 2016.

    • Size: This is a very small occupation.
    • Location: Other Travel Attendants work in many parts of Australia. Queensland and South Australia have a large share of workers.
    • Industries: Most work in Transport, Postal and Warehousing; Administrative and Support Services; and Accommodation and Food Services.
    • Full-time: Many work full-time (73%, higher than the average of 66%).
    • Hours: Full-time workers spend around 49 hours per week at work (compared to the average of 44 hours).
    • Age: The average age is 37 years (compared to the average of 40 years).
    • Gender: 63% of workers are female (compared to the average of 48%).

    Employment Outlook

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    Main Industries

    Main Employing Industries (% Share)

    Source: Based on ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Industries are based on the Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC 06).
    Main Employing IndustriesIndustry (% share)
    Transport, Postal and Warehousing81.2
    Administrative and Support Services7.4
    Accommodation and Food Services4.5
    Manufacturing2.5
    Other Industries4.4

    States and Territories

    • NSW

    • VIC

    • QLD

    • SA

    • TAS

    • NT

    • ACT

    Employment by State and Territory (% Share)

    Source: Based on ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Share of workers across Australian States and Territories, in this job compared to the all jobs average.
    StateOther Travel AttendantsAll Jobs Average
    NSW27.931.6
    VIC8.125.6
    QLD35.220.0
    SA13.27.0
    WA8.610.8
    TAS5.72.0
    NT1.41.0
    ACT0.01.9

    Age Profile

    Age Profile (% Share)

    Source: Based on ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Age profile of workers in this job compared to the all jobs average.
    Age BracketOther Travel AttendantsAll Jobs AverageAll Jobs Average
    15-194.7-5.05.0
    20-2412.4-9.39.3
    25-3427.0-22.922.9
    35-4421.5-22.022.0
    45-5414.1-21.621.6
    55-5911.4-9.09.0
    60-645.1-6.06.0
    65 and Over3.9-4.24.2

    Education Level

    Highest Level of Education (% Share)

    Source: ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Highest qualification completed by workers in this job (in any field of study). Qualifications needed by new workers might be different from the qualifications of workers already in the job.
    Type of QualificationOther Travel AttendantsAll Jobs AverageAll Jobs Average
    Post Graduate/Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate0.5-10.110.1
    Bachelor degree12.2-21.821.8
    Advanced Diploma/Diploma10.5-11.611.6
    Certificate III/IV25.3-21.121.1
    Year 1231.2-18.118.1
    Year 113.1-4.84.8
    Year 10 and below17.2-12.512.5

    There are several occupations in this group, which may have varying study pathways.

    Thinking about study or training?

    Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need.

    • Compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes on the My Skills website.
    • You might be interested in Tourism, Travel and Hospitality VET training pathways on the AAPathways website.

    Or check out related courses on Job Outlook.

    The course listings on this page are provided by Good Education Group.

    Employers look for Travel Attendants who provide good customer service, are reliable and well presented.

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    Knowledge

    These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

    1. Transportation

      54% Skill level

      Moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road.

    2. English Language

      52% Skill level

      English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

    3. Customer and Personal Service

      50% Skill level

      Understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

    4. Public Safety and Security

      38% Skill level

      Use of equipment, rules and ideas to protect people, data, property, and institutions.

    5. Psychology

      38% Skill level

      Human behaviour; differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; research methods; assessing and treating disorders.

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    The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 53-6061.00 - Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants.

    Learn about the daily activities, and physical and social demands faced by workers. Explore the values and work styles that workers rate as most important.

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    Demands

    The physical and social demands workers face most often are shown below.

    1. Physical Proximity

      94% Important

      How physically close are you to other people?

    2. Contact With Others

      83% Important

      How much do you have contact with people (face-to-face, by telephone, or any other way)?

    3. Deal With Unpleasant or Angry People

      81% Important

      How often do you deal with unpleasant, angry, or rude people?

    4. Very Hot or Cold Temperatures

      77% Important

      How often do you work in very hot or very cold temperatures (above 32 or below 0 degrees Celsius)?

    5. Spend Time Sitting

      76% Important

      How much time do you spend sitting?

    Occupational Information Network
    O*NET is a trademark of the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.
    The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 53-6061.00 - Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants.

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