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Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing

This is a small industry and many jobs are in Agriculture. Many workers live in regional Australia and around half are Farmers and Farm Managers. Seasonal work is common, providing short-term opportunities for workers of all ages. Many skills are learned on-the-job and around half of workers do not have post-school qualifications. The number of workers with a university degree has been growing.

Job Profiles

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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

Agricultural, Forestry and Horticultural Plant Operators operate agricultural, forestry and horticultural plant to clear and cultivate land, sow and h...

  • $1,500 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Animal Attendants and Trainers train, feed, groom and care for animals.

  • $986 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Aquaculture Farmers plan, organise, control, coordinate and perform farming operations to breed and raise fish and other aquatic stock.

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

Aquaculture Workers perform routine tasks in breeding and raising fish and other aquatic stock.

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

Auctioneers, and Stock and Station Agents sell property at auction, and advise and represent farmers in business transactions such as buying and selli...

  • $1,405 Weekly Pay
  • Decline Future Growth
  • Medium skill Skill Level

Crop Farm Workers perform routine tasks in producing crops such as fruit, nuts, grains, vegetables and mushrooms.

  • $948 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Entry level Skill Level

Crop Farmers plan, organise, control, coordinate and perform farming operations to grow crops.

  • $1,788 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Deck and Fishing Hands maintain ships' equipment and structures, and catch fish, crustacea and molluscs.

  • Unavailable Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Fencers erect and repair fences and gates.

  • $1,132 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Forestry and Logging Workers perform routine tasks associated in cultivating and maintaining natural and plantation forests, and logging, felling and ...

  • Unavailable Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Garden and Nursery Labourers perform a variety of routine tasks in propagating, cultivating and maintaining plants in gardens and horticultural nurser...

  • $1,084 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Entry level Skill Level

Livestock Farm Workers perform routine tasks in livestock, egg and wool production.

  • $1,040 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Entry level Skill Level

Livestock Farmers plan, organise, control, coordinate and perform farming operations to breed and raise livestock.

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

Marine Transport Professionals control and manage the operations of ships, boats and marine equipment.

  • $2,123 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Meat, Poultry and Seafood Process Workers slaughter and eviscerate poultry, and process, grade and package meat, poultry, fish and shellfish.

  • $1,028 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Entry level Skill Level

Metal Casting, Forging and Finishing Trades Workers fabricate mould patterns and form sand moulds and cores for the production of metal castings, heat...

  • $2,020 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Medium skill Skill Level

Mixed Crop and Livestock Farm Workers perform routine tasks in crop cultivation and animal production.

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

Mixed Crop and Livestock Farmers plan, organise, control, coordinate and perform farming operations to both grow crops and to breed and raise livestoc...

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

Nurserypersons propagate and cultivate trees, shrubs, and ornamental and flowering plants in plant nurseries.

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

Other Farm, Forestry and Garden Workers includes a range of occupations such as Hunter-Trappers and Pest Controllers.

  • $1,086 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Packers weigh, wrap, seal and label chocolate, fruit, vegetables, meat, seafood and other products.

  • $908 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Entry level Skill Level

Product Quality Controllers examine manufactured products and primary produce to ensure conformity to specifications and standards of presentation and...

  • $1,314 Weekly Pay
  • Decline Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Shearers remove wool and hair from sheep, goats, alpacas and other animals.

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