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Accommodation and Food Services

This industry employs around seven percent (7%) of Australia's workforce and provides good entry-level jobs. Most jobs are in hotels, motels, cafes, restaurants, take-away shops, bars and pubs. Part-time employment is common, making it an attractive option for young people who want to combine work and study.

Job Profiles

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Actors, Dancers and Other Entertainers entertain by portraying roles in productions, performing and composing dances, and performing a variety of othe...

  • $1,366 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Bar Attendants and Baristas prepare, mix and serve alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks to patrons in bars in licensed establishments, and prepare and s...

  • $1,154 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Betting Clerks take bets from customers at betting agencies, over the telephone and on course.

  • $961 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Entry level Skill Level

Cafe and Restaurant Managers organise and control the operations of cafes, restaurants and related establishments to provide dining and catering servi...

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

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

  • $1,030 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Entry level Skill Level

Caravan Park and Camping Ground Managers organise and control the operations of caravan parks and camping grounds to provide accommodation and leisure...

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

Caretakers maintain and clean residential buildings, schools, offices, holiday camps, caravan parks and associated grounds.

  • $1,299 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate 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

Chefs plan and organise the preparation and cooking of food in dining and catering establishments.

  • $1,250 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Commercial Cleaners clean offices, residential complexes, hospitals, schools, industrial work areas, industrial machines, construction sites and other...

  • $904 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Entry level Skill Level

Conference and Event Organisers organise and coordinate services for conferences, events, functions, banquets and seminars.

  • $1,347 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

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

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

Delivery Drivers drive vans and cars to deliver goods.

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

Fast Food Cooks prepare a restricted range of foods in fast food establishments.

  • $927 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Entry level Skill Level

Gaming Workers provide gaming services within casinos and other gambling establishments.

  • $1,317 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Greenkeepers establish and maintain fine turf, grassed areas and synthetic surfaces used for sporting events.

  • $1,135 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Medium skill Skill Level

Hotel and Motel Managers organise and control the operations of hotels and motels to provide guest accommodation, meals and other services.

  • $1,250 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Hotel Service Managers supervise and coordinate the activities of hotel service workers.

  • $1,105 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Housekeepers perform cleaning and housekeeping duties in hotels, motels and other commercial premises, and in private residences.

  • $878 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Entry level Skill Level

Kitchenhands assist kitchen and service staff in preparing and serving food, and clean food preparation and service areas.

  • $1,000 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Entry level Skill Level

Licensed Club Managers organise and control the operations of licensed clubs to provide food, beverages, gaming, entertainment, sporting and other ame...

  • $1,153 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Other Accommodation and Hospitality Managers includes occupations such as Bed and Breakfast Operators and Retirement Village Managers.

  • $2,068 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • 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

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

  • $1,440 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • High 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

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

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

Waiters serve food and beverages in hotels, restaurants, clubs and dining establishments.

  • $975 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level
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