Engineering Professionals (not covered elsewhere) includes jobs like Acoustic Engineer, Mechatronics Engineer, and Product Design Engineer.

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

    Tasks

    • Visits locations where projects are currently underway to monitor task completion and ensures that goals are being met.
    • Supervises the scope of large scale projects and assesses each worker’s contribution to the project.
    • Collaborates with the project management team to offer assistance with technical details for the design or development/building process.
    • Calculates the supply details for any materials and the labour requirements as well as determining the cost of everything to see if it falls within the budget of the project.
    • Researches potential risks and impacts from the scope of the project and develops a plan to address concerns.
    • Writes detailed summaries of project timelines, impact reports, requests for proposals and other written statements for stakeholders or the public.
    • Maintains optimal standards during project management, following all relevant federal, state, local and industry guidelines.

    All Other Engineering Professionals

    • $2,155 Weekly Pay
    • Very strong Future Growth
    • Average unemployment Unemployment

    Engineering Professionals (not covered elsewhere)

    • 2,700 workers Employment Size
    • Very high skill Skill level rating
    • 89% Full-Time Full-Time Share
    • 43 hours Average full-time
    • 37 years Average age
    • 12% female Gender Share

    The number of people working as Engineering Professionals (not covered elsewhere) (in their main job) grew very strongly over 5 years:
    from 2,300 in 2011 to 2,700 in 2016.

    • Size: This is a very small occupation.
    • Location: Engineering Professionals (not covered elsewhere) work in many parts of Australia. Victoria has a large share of workers.
    • Industries: Most work in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; Manufacturing; and Public Administration and Safety.
    • Full-time: Most work full-time (89%, much higher than the average of 66%).
    • Hours: Full-time workers spend around 43 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: 12% 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)
    Professional, Scientific and Technical Services39.4
    Manufacturing28.3
    Public Administration and Safety10.1
    Wholesale Trade4.7
    Other Industries17.5

    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.
    StateEngineering Professionals (not covered elsewhere)All Jobs Average
    NSW34.531.6
    VIC33.725.6
    QLD12.620.0
    SA7.07.0
    WA8.710.8
    TAS1.02.0
    NT0.31.0
    ACT2.11.9

    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 BracketEngineering Professionals (not covered elsewhere)All Jobs AverageAll Jobs Average
    15-190.1-5.05.0
    20-247.1-9.39.3
    25-3436.1-22.922.9
    35-4425.0-22.022.0
    45-5416.5-21.621.6
    55-596.2-9.09.0
    60-644.5-6.06.0
    65 and Over4.4-4.24.2

    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 QualificationEngineering Professionals (not covered elsewhere)All Jobs AverageAll Jobs Average
    Post Graduate/Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate27.5-10.110.1
    Bachelor degree51.8-21.821.8
    Advanced Diploma/Diploma8.1-11.611.6
    Certificate III/IV6.1-21.121.1
    Year 125.4-18.118.1
    Year 110.6-4.84.8
    Year 10 and below0.6-12.512.5

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

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    Employers look for Other Engineering Professionals who can communicate clearly, work well in a team and have strong interpersonal skills.

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    Knowledge

    These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

    1. Engineering and technology

      88% Skill level

      Use engineering, science and technology to design and produce goods and services.

    2. Technical design

      84% Skill level

      Design techniques, tools, and principles used to make detailed technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.

    3. Computers and electronics

      76% Skill level

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

    4. Mechanical

      75% Skill level

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

    5. Mathematics

      73% Skill level

      Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

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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, 17-2199.05 - Mechatronics Engineers.

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    Demands

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

    1. Electronic mail

      100% Important

      Use electronic mail.

    2. Indoors, heat controlled

      95% Important

      Work indoors with access to heating or cooling.

    3. Telephone

      92% Important

      Talk on the telephone.

    4. Teamwork

      92% Important

      Work with people in a group or team.

    5. Contact with people

      88% Important

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

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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, 17-2199.05 - Mechatronics Engineers.

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