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Professional, Scientific, Technical Services

This is a large industry, with over one million workers. It covers a range of activities, like legal and accounting services, veterinary services and computer system design. Many of these services support other industries. The workforce is highly skilled and workers usually have a university degree. Most jobs are full-time and are located in capital cities. There are fewer young workers in this industry because of the extra education required.

Job Profiles

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Accountants provide services relating to financial reporting, taxation, auditing, insolvency, accounting information systems, budgeting, cost manageme...

  • $1,660 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Accounting Clerks monitor creditor and debtor accounts, undertake related routine documentation, and calculate and investigate the cost of wages, mate...

  • $1,190 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Actuaries, Mathematicians and Statisticians develop and apply actuarial, mathematical, statistical and quantitative principles and techniques to solve...

  • $2,060 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Advertising and Marketing Professionals develop and coordinate advertising strategies and campaigns, determine the market for new goods and services, ...

  • $1,737 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Advertising, Public Relations and Sales Managers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate advertising, public relations, sales and marketing act...

  • $2,224 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Agricultural and Forestry Scientists advise farmers, rural industries and government on aspects of farming, develop techniques for increasing producti...

  • $2,218 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Agricultural Technicians perform tests and experiments, and provide technical support to assist Agricultural Scientists in areas such as research, pro...

  • $1,441 Weekly Pay
  • Decline Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Architects and Landscape Architects design commercial, industrial, institutional, residential and recreational buildings and landscapes.

  • $1,674 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Architectural, Building and Surveying Technicians perform technical functions to assist Construction Managers, Architects and Surveyors by supervising...

  • $1,838 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers conduct audits of accounting systems, procedures and financial statements, manage corporate fun...

  • $1,916 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Barristers plead cases before civil, criminal and industrial courts and other tribunals.

  • Unavailable Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Bookkeepers maintain and evaluate records of financial transactions in account books and computerised accounting systems.

  • $1,234 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Medium skill Skill Level

Chemical and Materials Engineers design and prepare specifications for chemical process systems and the construction and operation of commercial-scale...

  • $3,019 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Chief Executives and Managing Directors determine, formulate and review the general policy programs and the overall direction of organisations within ...

  • Unavailable Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Civil Engineering Draftspersons and Technicians assist in civil engineering research, design, construction, operations and maintenance.

  • $1,574 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Civil Engineering Professionals design, plan, organise and oversee the construction of civil engineering projects such as dams, bridges, pipelines, ga...

  • $1,962 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Computer Network Professionals research, analyse and recommend strategies for network architecture and development, implement, manage, maintain and co...

  • $2,021 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Conveyancers and Legal Executives act for and on behalf of clients in the areas of property transfer, company and business law, trusts, wills, probate...

  • $1,249 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Court and Legal Clerks provide administrative and operational support to Legal Professionals by performing clerical work associated with the functions...

  • $1,119 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Medium skill Skill Level

Database and Systems Administrators, and ICT Security Specialists plan, develop, maintain, manage and administer organisations' database management sy...

  • $1,932 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Economists perform economic research and analysis, develop and apply theories about production and distribution of goods and services and people's spe...

  • Unavailable Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Electrical Engineers design, develop and supervise the manufacture, installation, operation and maintenance of equipment, machines and systems for the...

  • $2,160 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Electronics Engineers design, develop, adapt, install, test and maintain electronic components, circuits and systems used for computer systems, commun...

  • $2,502 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Engineering Managers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the engineering and technical operations of organisations.

  • $3,427 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Environmental Scientists study, develop, implement and advise on policies and plans for managing and protecting the environment, flora, fauna and othe...

  • $1,779 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Finance Managers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the financial and accounting activities within organisations.

  • $2,286 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

General Clerks perform a range of clerical and administrative tasks.

  • $1,073 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Geologists, Geophysicists and Hydrogeologists study the composition, structure and other physical attributes of the earth, locate and advise on the ex...

  • $2,192 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Graphic and Web Designers, and Illustrators design information for visual and audio communication, publication and display using print, film, electron...

  • $1,346 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

ICT Business and Systems Analysts work with users to formulate system requirements, develop system plans and documentation, review and evaluate existi...

  • $2,274 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

ICT Managers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the acquisition, development, maintenance and use of computer and telecommunication system...

  • $2,766 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

ICT Sales Professionals manage client accounts and represent companies in selling a range of computer hardware, software and other ICT goods and servi...

  • $2,951 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

ICT Support and Test Engineers develop procedures and strategies to support, create, maintain and manage technical quality assurance processes and gui...

  • $2,019 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

ICT Support Technicians provide support for the deployment and maintenance of computer infrastructure and web technology and the diagnosis and resolut...

  • $1,498 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

ICT Trainers analyse and evaluate information-based system training needs and objectives, and develop, schedule and conduct ICT-based system training ...

  • $1,696 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers design, organise and oversee the construction, operation and maintenance of mechanical and process pla...

  • $2,414 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Interior Designers plan, design, detail and supervise the construction of commercial, industrial, retail and residential building interiors to produce...

  • $1,155 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Life Scientists examine the anatomy, physiology and biochemistry of humans, animals, plants and other living organisms to better understand how living...

  • $1,794 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Management and Organisation Analysts assist organisations to achieve greater efficiency and solve organisational problems, and study organisational st...

  • $2,067 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Mechanical Engineering Draftspersons and Technicians assist in mechanical engineering research, design, manufacture, construction, operation and maint...

  • $1,838 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Mining Engineers plan and direct the engineering aspects of locating and extracting minerals, petroleum and natural gas from the earth.

  • $3,118 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Multimedia Specialists and Web Developers create computer animation, audio, video and graphic image files for multimedia presentations, games, motion ...

  • $1,596 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Office Managers organise and control the functions and resources of offices such as administrative systems and office personnel.

  • $1,490 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Other Clerical and Office Support Workers includes occupations such as Classified Advertising Clerks, Meter Readers and Parking Inspectors.

  • $1,165 Weekly Pay
  • Decline Future Growth
  • Entry level Skill Level

Other Engineering Professionals includes occupations such as Aeronautical Engineers, Agricultural Engineers, Biomedical Engineers, Engineering Technol...

  • $2,155 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Other Natural and Physical Science Professionals includes occupations such as Conservators, Metallurgists, Meteorologists and Physicists.

  • $2,094 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Personal Assistants perform liaison, coordination and organisational tasks in support of Managers and Professionals.

  • $1,432 Weekly Pay
  • Decline Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Photographers operate still cameras to take photographs.

  • Unavailable Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Public Relations Professionals plan, develop, implement and evaluate information and communication strategies that create an understanding and a favou...

  • $1,865 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Receptionists receive and welcome visitors, patients, guests and clients, and respond to inquiries and requests.

  • $982 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Research and Development Managers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate research and development activities within organisations.

  • $3,042 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Science Technicians perform tests and experiments, and provide technical support functions to assist with research, design, production and teaching in...

  • $1,500 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Secretaries perform secretarial, clerical and other administrative tasks in support of Managers, Legal Professionals and other professionals.

  • $1,146 Weekly Pay
  • Decline Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Signwriters design, fabricate and paint signs for displays, buildings, hoardings, boats and structures.

  • $1,462 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Medium skill Skill Level

Social Professionals research and study human behaviour, society and institutions from current and historical perspectives, and verbally render spoken...

  • $1,942 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Software and Applications Programmers design, develop, test, maintain and document program code in accordance with user requirements, and system and t...

  • $2,003 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Solicitors provide legal advice, prepare and draft legal documents, and conduct negotiations on behalf of clients on matters associated with the law.

  • $1,646 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Survey Interviewers interview people and record their responses to survey and market research questions on a range of topics.

  • Unavailable Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Entry level Skill Level

Surveyors and Spatial Scientists plan, direct and conduct survey work to determine and delineate boundaries and features of tracts of land, marine flo...

  • $1,958 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Urban and Regional Planners develop and implement plans and policies for the controlled use of urban and rural land, and advise on economic, environme...

  • $1,738 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Veterinarians diagnose, treat and prevent animal diseases, ailments and injuries.

  • $1,384 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Veterinary Nurses care for animals under treatment and in temporary residence at veterinary facilities and assist Veterinarians to perform procedures ...

  • $1,088 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Medium skill Skill Level
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