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Retail Trade

This is the second largest industry in Australia, with over 1.2 million people. There are jobs throughout Australia in a variety of stores. Part-time work is common and many workers do not have post-school qualifications. Part-time work is common and weekend work makes this industry a good option for workers who would like to combine work and study, or work and caring responsibilities.

Job Profiles

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Bakers and Pastrycooks prepare and bake bread loaves and rolls, buns, cakes, biscuits and pastry goods.

  • $996 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Medium skill Skill Level

Butchers and Smallgoods Makers select, cut, trim, prepare and arrange meat for sale and supply, operate meat and smallgoods processing machines, and m...

  • $1,056 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Medium skill Skill Level

Call or Contact Centre and Customer Service Managers organise and control the operations of call or contact centres, review customer services, and mai...

  • $1,756 Weekly Pay
  • Decline Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Car Detailers wash and clean exteriors and interiors of motor vehicles, and touch up paint work, glass and upholstery to prepare them for sale or rent...

  • $868 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Entry level Skill Level

Checkout Operators and Office Cashiers operate cash registers and receive payments from customers, and issue receipts and return change due.

  • $900 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Entry level Skill Level

Delivery Drivers drive vans and cars to deliver goods.

  • $1,010 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Florists prepare and sell floral arrangements.

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

Food Trades Assistants assist Food Trades Workers by performing routine food preparation, cleaning and storage tasks.

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

ICT Sales Assistants sell computing and telecommunications related goods and services in retail and wholesale establishments.

  • $936 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Entry level Skill Level

Jewellers make and repair jewellery such as rings, brooches, chains and bracelets, craft objects out of precious metals, and cut, shape and polish rou...

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

Models and Sales Demonstrators wear and display clothing and accessories and pose for art and photography, and demonstrate goods at commercial premise...

  • $958 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Entry level Skill Level

Motor Mechanics repair, maintain and test motor vehicle and other internal combustion engines and related mechanical components.

  • $1,436 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Medium skill Skill Level

Motor Vehicle and Vehicle Parts Salespersons sell motor vehicles, boats, caravans, earthmoving equipment, vehicle accessories and parts in retail and ...

  • $1,184 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories Fitters fit and replace parts and accessories on motor vehicles.

  • $1,014 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Lower 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

This group includes Sales Support Workers not covered elsewhere.

  • $1,510 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Pharmacists ensure safe and quality use of medicines, and optimise health outcomes by contributing to selecting, prescribing, monitoring and evaluatin...

  • $1,862 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Pharmacy Sales Assistants sell pharmaceutical goods, toiletries and related goods in retail pharmacies (Pharmacy Technicians are not included here, th...

  • $874 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Photographic Developers and Printers edit and adjust digital images, develop photographic film, and print photographic images from digital media, nega...

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

Purchasing and Supply Logistics Clerks prepare and process orders for goods and services, monitor stock levels and supply sources and maintain stock a...

  • $1,251 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Retail and Wool Buyers select and buy goods for resale in retail establishments, and value and buy wool sold by wool growers.

  • $1,810 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Medium skill Skill Level

Retail Managers organise and control the operations of establishments which provide retail services.

  • $1,440 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Retail Supervisors supervise and coordinate the activities of retail sales workers.

  • $1,101 Weekly Pay
  • Decline Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Sales Assistants (General) sell goods and services, such as food, clothing, hardware, household appliances, office supplies and cosmetics, in retail a...

  • $961 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Entry level Skill Level

Sales Representatives represent companies to sell their goods and business services to wholesale and retail establishments.

  • $1,419 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Service Station Attendants sell fuel, lubricants and other automotive accessories, and perform minor maintenance on motor vehicles at service stations...

  • $1,074 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Entry level Skill Level

Shelf Fillers fill up shelves and display areas in stores and supermarkets.

  • $1,025 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Entry level Skill Level

Storepersons receive, handle and despatch goods in stores and warehouses.

  • $1,052 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Street Vendors and Related Salespersons sell goods and services on established routes, door-to-door, and at street and market locations.

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

Visual Merchandisers plan and install internal, window and fixed displays to show goods to their best advantage.

  • $1,246 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level
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