Other Practice Managers includes jobs like Accounting Practice Manager, Architectural Practice Manager, Legal Practice Manager, and Veterinary Practice Manager.

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

    Tasks

    • Contributes to the planning and review of office services, and sets priorities and office service standards.
    • Allocates human resources, space and equipment.
    • Assigns work to and monitors work performance of staff.
    • Manages records and accounts of the practice.
    • Liaises with professionals to co-ordinate practice business and to facilitate resolution of problems.
    • Manages physical facilities and ensures buildings and equipment are maintained.
    • Ensures compliance with occupational health and safety regulations.
    • Ensures work complies with relevant government legislation, policies and procedures.
    • Co-ordinates personnel activities such as hiring, promotions, performance management, payroll, training and supervision.

    More about Practice Managers

    All Practice Managers

    • $1,600 Weekly Pay
    • Strong Future Growth
    • Lower unemployment Unemployment

    Other Practice Managers

    • 3,600 workers Employment Size
    • High skill Skill level rating
    • 67% Full-Time Full-Time Share
    • 44 hours Average full-time
    • 46 years Average age
    • 83% female Gender Share

    The number of people working as Other Practice Managers (in their main job) fell over 5 years:
    from 3,900 in 2011 to 3,600 in 2016.

    • Size: This is a very small occupation.
    • Location: Other Practice Managers work in many regions of Australia.
    • Industries: Most work in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; Health Care and Social Assistance; and Financial and Insurance Services.
    • Full-time: Many work full-time (67%, similar to the average of 66%).
    • Hours: Full-time workers spend around 44 hours per week at work (compared to the average of 44 hours).
    • Age: The average age is 46 years (compared to the average of 40 years). Many workers are 45 years or older (54%).
    • Gender: 83% 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)
    Professional, Scientific and Technical Services59.8
    Health Care and Social Assistance21.7
    Financial and Insurance Services9.7
    Public Administration and Safety2.3
    Other Industries6.5

    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 Practice ManagersAll Jobs Average
    NSW33.331.6
    VIC25.025.6
    QLD21.020.0
    SA6.87.0
    WA9.610.8
    TAS1.82.0
    NT0.61.0
    ACT1.81.9

    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 Practice ManagersAll Jobs AverageAll Jobs Average
    15-190.2-5.05.0
    20-242.6-9.39.3
    25-3417.4-22.922.9
    35-4425.7-22.022.0
    45-5429.3-21.621.6
    55-5911.5-9.09.0
    60-647.9-6.06.0
    65 and Over5.5-4.24.2

    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 Practice ManagersAll Jobs AverageAll Jobs Average
    Post Graduate/Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate10.1-10.110.1
    Bachelor degree29.4-21.821.8
    Advanced Diploma/Diploma21.4-11.611.6
    Certificate III/IV12.6-21.121.1
    Year 1215.3-18.118.1
    Year 113.9-4.84.8
    Year 10 and below7.4-12.512.5

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

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    Employers look for Practice Managers with strong interpersonal skills, who are reliable and can multitask under pressure.

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    Knowledge

    These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

    1. Clerical

      74% Skill level

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

    2. Administration and Management

      70% Skill level

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

    3. English Language

      68% Skill level

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

    4. Customer and Personal Service

      66% Skill level

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

    5. Education and Training

      64% Skill level

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

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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, 11-9111.00 - Medical and Health Services Managers.

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    Demands

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

    1. Electronic Mail

      100% Important

      How often do you use electronic mail?

    2. Telephone

      99% Important

      How often do you talk on the telephone?

    3. Face-to-Face Discussions

      98% Important

      How often do you talk with people face-to-face?

    4. Indoors, Heat Controlled

      97% Important

      How often do you work indoors with access to heating or cooling?

    5. Being Exact or Accurate

      90% Important

      How important is being 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, 11-9111.00 - Medical and Health Services Managers.

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