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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

Showing 58 out of 58

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

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
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Medium skill Skill Level

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

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

Cafe Workers sell and serve food and beverages for consumption on premises in cafes and similar establishments.

  • $1,030 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Entry level 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

Canvas and Leather Goods Makers make and repair boots, shoes, leather goods, canvas and sailcloth articles, and related products.

  • Unavailable Weekly Pay
  • Decline Future Growth
  • Medium 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

Clothing Trades Workers prepare and cut garment patterns and fabric, and make and repair garments.

  • $1,132 Weekly Pay
  • Decline Future Growth
  • Medium skill Skill Level

Cooks prepare, season and cook food in dining and catering establishments.

  • $1,068 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Medium skill Skill Level

Credit and Loans Officers analyse, evaluate and process credit and loan applications.

  • $1,295 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Medium skill Skill Level

Delivery Drivers drive vans and cars to deliver goods.

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

Fashion, Industrial and Jewellery Designers plan, design, develop and document products for manufacture and prepare designs and specifications of prod...

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

Floor Finishers measure, cut, install and repair soft and resilient floor coverings.

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

Florists prepare and sell floral arrangements.

  • Unavailable Weekly Pay
  • Stable 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

Forklift Drivers operate forklifts to move bulk materials, containers, crates, palletised goods, cartons and bales.

  • $1,113 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Lower skill 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

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
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Importers, Exporters and Wholesalers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the operations of importing, exporting and wholesaling establishme...

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

Information Officers respond to personal, written and telephone inquiries and complaints about the organisation's goods and services, provide informat...

  • $1,192 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Lower 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

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
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Medium 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
  • Decline Future Growth
  • Entry level Skill Level

Medical Technicians operate anaesthetic, cardiac, operating theatre and medical testing equipment, perform and assist with laboratory tests, and fill ...

  • $1,159 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • High 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
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

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

  • $1,073 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Medium 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 Sales Assistants and Salespersons includes occupations such as Materials Recyclers and Rental Salespersons.

  • $1,128 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Entry level Skill Level

This group includes Sales Support Workers not covered elsewhere.

  • $1,510 Weekly Pay
  • Decline 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

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
  • Stable 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
  • Stable 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
  • Moderate 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
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Medium skill Skill Level

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

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

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

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

Security Officers and Guards provide security and investigative services to organisations and individuals.

  • $1,318 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate 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

Sewing Machinists operate industrial sewing machines to sew and finish garments and soft furnishings such as curtains.

  • $865 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Lower skill 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
  • Stable 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
  • Decline Future Growth
  • Entry level Skill Level

Technical Sales Representatives represent companies in selling a range of industrial, medical and pharmaceutical goods and services to industrial, bus...

  • $1,606 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Telemarketers telephone existing and prospective customers to promote goods and services, and obtain sales and arrange sales visits.

  • $1,129 Weekly Pay
  • Decline Future Growth
  • Entry level Skill Level

Transport and Despatch Clerks verify and maintain records of incoming and outgoing goods, prepare goods for despatch, arrange clearance and collection...

  • $1,356 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Vending Machine Attendants stock and maintain vending and amusement machines and collect money from coin boxes.

  • $1,164 Weekly Pay
  • Decline Future Growth
  • Entry level Skill Level

Visual Arts and Crafts Professionals create visual two- and three-dimensional concepts and forms through painting, drawing, carving, sculpting, modell...

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

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

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

Wood Machinists and Other Wood Trades Workers set up and operate woodworking machines and wood turning lathes to shape wood stock, finish and polish f...

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