Other Marine Transport Professionals includes jobs like Boating Safety Officer, Marine Safety Officer, and Vessel Traffic Officer.

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

    Tasks

    • Controls and directs shipping operations to ensure the safe and efficient loading and transport of cargo and passengers.
    • Ensures compliance with regulations pertaining to safety at sea and protection of the marine environment.

    More about Marine Transport Professionals

    All Marine Transport Professionals

    • $2,123 Weekly Pay
    • Moderate Future Growth
    • Average unemployment Unemployment

    Other Marine Transport Professionals

    • 500 workers Employment Size
    • Very high skill Skill level rating
    • 91% Full-Time Full-Time Share
    • 45 hours Average full-time
    • 44 years Average age
    • 19% female Gender Share

    The number of people working as Other Marine Transport Professionals (in their main job) stayed about the same over 5 years:
    from 460 in 2011 to 500 in 2016.

    • Size: This is a very small occupation.
    • Location: Other Marine Transport Professionals work in many parts of Australia. Queensland and Western Australia have a large share of workers.
    • Industries: Most work in Transport, Postal and Warehousing; Public Administration and Safety; and Education and Training.
    • Full-time: Most work full-time (91%, much higher than the average of 66%).
    • Hours: Full-time workers spend around 45 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: 19% 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 Warehousing51.6
    Public Administration and Safety30.6
    Education and Training3.2
    Manufacturing3.0
    Other Industries11.6

    States and Territories

    • NSW

    • VIC

    • QLD

    • SA

    • TAS

    • NT

    • ACT

    Employment by State and Territory (% Share)

    Source: Based on 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 Marine Transport ProfessionalsAll Jobs Average
    NSW27.631.6
    VIC12.925.6
    QLD29.620.0
    SA8.07.0
    WA16.310.8
    TAS2.82.0
    NT1.41.0
    ACT1.41.9

    Age Profile

    Age Profile (% Share)

    Source: Based on Based on ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Age profile of workers in this job compared to the all jobs average.
    Age BracketOther Marine Transport ProfessionalsAll Jobs AverageAll Jobs Average
    15-190.0-5.05.0
    20-241.6-9.39.3
    25-3416.8-22.922.9
    35-4431.0-22.022.0
    45-5426.1-21.621.6
    55-5912.1-9.09.0
    60-647.3-6.06.0
    65 and Over5.1-4.24.2

    Education Level

    Highest Level of Education (% Share)

    Source: ABS, 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 Marine Transport ProfessionalsAll Jobs AverageAll Jobs Average
    Post Graduate/Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate4.5-10.110.1
    Bachelor degree21.8-21.821.8
    Advanced Diploma/Diploma23.7-11.611.6
    Certificate III/IV31.0-21.121.1
    Year 1212.5-18.118.1
    Year 113.2-4.84.8
    Year 10 and below3.2-12.512.5

    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.

    • Search and compare thousands of higher education courses, and their entry requirements from different institutions across Australia at Course Seeker website.
    • Compare undergraduate and postgraduate student experiences and outcomes on the QILT website.
    • Compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes on the My Skills website.
    • You might be interested in Maritime VET training pathways on the AAPathways website.

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    Employers look for Marine Transport Professionals who work well in a team, can communicate clearly with a diverse range of people and are reliable.

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    Knowledge

    These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

    1. Administration and Management

      51% Skill level

      Business principles involved in strategic planning, leadership, and coordinating people and resources.

    2. Mechanical

      47% Skill level

      Machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.

    3. Education and Training

      45% Skill level

      Curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.

    4. Chemistry

      44% Skill level

      Chemical composition, structure, and properties. How chemicals are made, used, mixed, and can change.

    5. Transportation

      42% Skill level

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

    Occupational Information Network
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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, 53-5011.00 - Sailors and Marine Oilers.

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    Demands

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

    1. Outdoors, Exposed to Weather

      100% Important

      How often do you work outdoors, exposed to the weather?

    2. Wear Common Protective or Safety Equipment

      100% Important

      How often do you wear equipment like safety shoes, glasses, gloves, hard hats or life jackets?

    3. Sounds, Loud or Uncomfortable

      99% Important

      How often are you there sounds and noise levels that are distracting or uncomfortable?

    4. Very Hot or Cold Temperatures

      99% Important

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

    5. Exposed to Contaminants

      92% Important

      How often are you exposed to pollutants, gases, dust or odours?

    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, 53-5011.00 - Sailors and Marine Oilers.

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