Other Inspectors and Regulatory Officersinclude jobs like Dog Catcher, Technician Preventative Medicine (Army), Trade Mark Examiner, Travel Accommodation Inspector, and Weights and Measures Inspector.

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

    Tasks

    • Receives and assesses information on potential new viruses.
    • Test viruses and other organisms of concerns.
    • Formulates reports and designs possible antibodies or vaccines.
    • Inspects accommodation.
    • Inspects that weighing machines are correctly calibrated.

    All Inspectors and Regulatory Officers

    • $1,424 Weekly Pay
    • Stable Future Growth
    • Lower unemployment Unemployment

    Other Inspectors and Regulatory Officers

    • 10,800 workers Employment Size
    • Lower skill Skill level rating
    • 86% Full-Time Full-Time Share
    • 42 hours Average full-time
    • 44 years Average age
    • 37% female Gender Share

    The number of people working as Other Inspectors and Regulatory Officers (in their main job) grew moderately over 5 years:
    from 10,200 in 2011 to 10,800 in 2016.

    • Size: This is a medium sized occupation.
    • Location: Other Inspectors and Regulatory Officers work in many regions of Australia.
    • Industries: Most work in Public Administration and Safety; Financial and Insurance Services; and Transport, Postal and Warehousing.
    • Full-time: Most work full-time (86%, much higher than the average of 66%).
    • Hours: Full-time workers spend around 42 hours per week at work (compared to the average of 44 hours).
    • Age: The average age is 44 years (compared to the average of 40 years).
    • Gender: 37% of workers are female (compared to the average of 48%).

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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)
    Public Administration and Safety62.2
    Financial and Insurance Services6.2
    Transport, Postal and Warehousing4.7
    Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services4.3
    Other Industries22.6

    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 Inspectors and Regulatory OfficersAll Jobs Average
    NSW29.131.6
    VIC23.325.6
    QLD20.820.0
    SA6.77.0
    WA12.610.8
    TAS2.02.0
    NT1.91.0
    ACT3.61.9

    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 Inspectors and Regulatory OfficersAll Jobs AverageAll Jobs Average
    15-190.4-5.05.0
    20-243.4-9.39.3
    25-3421.4-22.922.9
    35-4426.1-22.022.0
    45-5427.1-21.621.6
    55-5911.1-9.09.0
    60-647.3-6.06.0
    65 and Over3.2-4.24.2

    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 Inspectors and Regulatory OfficersAll Jobs AverageAll Jobs Average
    Post Graduate/Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate8.6-10.110.1
    Bachelor degree20.1-21.821.8
    Advanced Diploma/Diploma17.0-11.611.6
    Certificate III/IV27.1-21.121.1
    Year 1214.2-18.118.1
    Year 113.9-4.84.8
    Year 10 and below9.2-12.512.5

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

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    Employers look for Inspectors and Regulatory Officers who have a good attention to detail, strong people skills and a good work ethic.

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    Knowledge

    These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

    1. Customer and personal service

      69% Skill level

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

    2. Law and government

      58% Skill level

      How our laws and courts work. Government rules and regulations, and the political system.

    3. Computers and electronics

      58% Skill level

      Circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

    4. English language

      58% Skill level

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

    5. Clerical

      53% Skill level

      Word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office work.

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    Demands

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

    1. Contact with people

      96% Important

      Have contact with people by telephone, face-to-face, or any other way.

    2. Contact with the public

      95% Important

      Work with customers or the public.

    3. Face-to-face discussions

      90% Important

      Talk with people face-to-face.

    4. Telephone

      90% Important

      Talk on the telephone.

    5. Being exact or accurate

      89% Important

      Be very exact or highly accurate.

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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, 13-1041.02 - Licensing Examiners and Inspectors.

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