Other Betting Clerks includes jobs like Bingo Caller, and Keno Terminal Operator.

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

    Tasks

    • Records and enters bets.
    • Issues tickets and prepares summaries of transactions.
    • Monitors amounts of money placed.
    • Checks details and numbers on winning betting tickets against those in electronic records, and pays out money on winning tickets.
    • And verifies the identity and account balances of betting agency customers.

    All Betting Clerks

    • $961 Weekly Pay
    • Stable Future Growth
    • Lower unemployment Unemployment

    Other Betting Clerks

    • 330 workers Employment Size
    • Entry level Skill level rating
    • 12% Full-Time Full-Time Share
    • 40 hours Average full-time
    • 50 years Average age
    • 82% female Gender Share

    The number of people working as Other Betting Clerks (in their main job) stayed about the same over 5 years:
    from 400 in 2011 to 330 in 2016.

    • Size: This is a very small occupation.
    • Location: Other Betting Clerks work in many parts of Australia. New South Wales has a large share of workers.
    • Industries: Most work in Accommodation and Food Services; Arts and Recreation Services; and Health Care and Social Assistance.
    • Full-time: Less than half work full-time (12%, less than the average of 66%), showing there are many opportunities to work part-time.
    • Hours: Full-time workers spend around 40 hours per week at work (compared to the average of 44 hours).
    • Age: The average age is 50 years (compared to the average of 40 years). Many workers are 45 years or older (64%).
    • Gender: 82% 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)
    Accommodation and Food Services42.4
    Arts and Recreation Services41.4
    Health Care and Social Assistance5.6
    Professional, Scientific and Technical Services3.9
    Other Industries6.7

    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 Betting ClerksAll Jobs Average
    NSW50.631.6
    VIC18.725.6
    QLD22.020.0
    SA3.97.0
    WA2.410.8
    TAS0.02.0
    NT1.51.0
    ACT0.91.9

    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 Betting ClerksAll Jobs AverageAll Jobs Average
    15-191.5-5.05.0
    20-247.5-9.39.3
    25-3411.1-22.922.9
    35-4416.2-22.022.0
    45-5424.3-21.621.6
    55-5912.6-9.09.0
    60-6411.7-6.06.0
    65 and Over15.0-4.24.2

    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 Betting ClerksAll Jobs AverageAll Jobs Average
    Post Graduate/Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate0.0-10.110.1
    Bachelor degree3.3-21.821.8
    Advanced Diploma/Diploma5.1-11.611.6
    Certificate III/IV15.4-21.121.1
    Year 1224.3-18.118.1
    Year 117.0-4.84.8
    Year 10 and below44.9-12.512.5

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

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    Employers look for Betting Clerks who have a high attention to detail, provide good customer service and are reliable.

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    Knowledge

    These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

    1. Customer and Personal Service

      51% Skill level

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

    2. Mathematics

      50% Skill level

      Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

    3. English Language

      40% Skill level

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

    4. Sales and Marketing

      39% Skill level

      Showing, promoting, and selling including marketing strategy, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.

    5. Economics and Accounting

      36% Skill level

      Economics and accounting, the financial markets, banking and checking and reporting of financial data.

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    Demands

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

    1. Indoors, Heat Controlled

      94% Important

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

    2. Contact With Others

      92% Important

      How much do you have contact with people (face-to-face, by telephone, or any other way)?

    3. Work With Work Group or Team

      89% Important

      How important is it to work with others in a group or team?

    4. Physical Proximity

      88% Important

      How physically close are you to other people?

    5. Being Exact or Accurate

      87% 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, 39-3012.00 - Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners.

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