Judicial and Other Legal Professionals (not covered elsewhere) includes jobs like Family Court Registrar, Family Law Mediator, Judicial Registrar, Legal Researcher, Legal Officer, and Parliamentary Counsel.

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

    Tasks

    • Researches statutes and previous court decisions relevant to cases.
    • Decides penalties and sentences within statutory limits, such as fines, bonds and detention, awards damages in civil matters, and issues court orders.
    • Advises government of legal, constitutional and parliamentary matters and drafts bills and attends committee meetings during consideration of bills.
    • Advises agents on legal and technical matters.

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    All Judicial and Other Legal Professionals

    • $1,978 Weekly Pay
    • Strong Future Growth
    • Average unemployment Unemployment

    Judicial and Other Legal Professionals (not covered elsewhere)

    • 6,600 workers Employment Size
    • Very high skill Skill level rating
    • 71% Full-Time Full-Time Share
    • 43 hours Average full-time
    • 41 years Average age
    • 65% female Gender Share

    The number of people working as Judicial and Other Legal Professionals (not covered elsewhere) (in their main job) grew moderately over 5 years:
    from 6,200 in 2011 to 6,600 in 2016.

    • Size: This is a small occupation.
    • Location: Judicial and Other Legal Professionals (not covered elsewhere) work in many parts of Australia. The Australian Capital Territory has a large share of workers.
    • Industries: Most work in Public Administration and Safety; Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; and Health Care and Social Assistance.
    • Full-time: Many work full-time (71%, 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 41 years (compared to the average of 40 years).
    • Gender: 65% 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 Safety41.3
    Professional, Scientific and Technical Services21.0
    Health Care and Social Assistance9.5
    Financial and Insurance Services8.0
    Other Industries20.2

    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.
    StateJudicial and Other Legal Professionals (not covered elsewhere)All Jobs Average
    NSW30.931.6
    VIC28.525.6
    QLD16.420.0
    SA4.97.0
    WA8.110.8
    TAS2.02.0
    NT1.01.0
    ACT8.11.9

    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 BracketJudicial and Other Legal Professionals (not covered elsewhere)All Jobs AverageAll Jobs Average
    15-190.2-5.05.0
    20-244.6-9.39.3
    25-3426.3-22.922.9
    35-4427.0-22.022.0
    45-5421.1-21.621.6
    55-598.1-9.09.0
    60-646.8-6.06.0
    65 and Over5.8-4.24.2

    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 QualificationJudicial and Other Legal Professionals (not covered elsewhere)All Jobs AverageAll Jobs Average
    Post Graduate/Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate33.7-10.110.1
    Bachelor degree49.4-21.821.8
    Advanced Diploma/Diploma5.0-11.611.6
    Certificate III/IV2.9-21.121.1
    Year 126.9-18.118.1
    Year 110.7-4.84.8
    Year 10 and below1.4-12.512.5

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

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    2. Law and Government

      77% Skill level

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

    3. Clerical

      60% Skill level

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

    4. Computers and Electronics

      58% Skill level

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

    5. Philosophy and Theology

      34% Skill level

      Philosophical systems and religions, including their basic principles, values, ethics, ways of thinking, customs, practices, and impact on society.

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    1. Indoors, Heat Controlled

      98% Important

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    2. Face-to-Face Discussions

      93% Important

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    3. Electronic Mail

      93% Important

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    4. Spend Time Sitting

      92% Important

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    5. Being Exact or Accurate

      92% Important

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