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Transport, Postal and Warehousing

This industry includes the movement of people and goods by road, rail or air. Postal and courier services, warehousing and storage are also included. Many workers are male and are employed full-time. There are opportunities for lower skilled workers, with almost half of all workers not completing post-school education. The industry offers apprenticeships and traineeships.

Job Profiles

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Air Transport Professionals fly and navigate aircraft, control and direct air traffic to ensure the safe and efficient operation of aircraft in flight...

  • $2,558 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Aircraft Maintenance Engineers maintain and repair aircraft structures, and avionic and mechanical systems.

  • $1,890 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Medium skill Skill Level

Automobile Drivers drive motor cars to transport passengers to destinations.

  • $970 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Bus and Coach Drivers drive buses and coaches to transport passengers over established and special routes.

  • $1,397 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Couriers and Postal Deliverers deliver small items such as documents, messages, mail and parcels.

  • $1,277 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Entry level 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

Delivery Drivers drive vans and cars to deliver goods.

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

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

  • $1,113 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Freight and Furniture Handlers load and unload trucks, containers and rail cars, and transfer cargo between ships and other forms of transport and sto...

  • $1,317 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Entry level Skill Level

Mail Sorters receive, sort and despatch mail in organisations and postal sorting centres.

  • $1,270 Weekly Pay
  • Decline Future Growth
  • Entry level 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

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

Other Mobile Plant Operators includes a number of occupation such as Aircraft Baggage Handlers and Airline Ground Crew, Linemarkers, Paving Plant Oper...

  • $1,375 Weekly Pay
  • Strong 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

Railway Track Workers lay and repair tracks for railways, tramways, quarries and mines, and install and repair signals and other equipment.

  • $2,074 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

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

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

Supply, Distribution and Procurement Managers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the supply, storage and distribution of goods, products a...

  • $2,519 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Ticket Salespersons sell tickets and make reservations for services such as travel and admission to sporting and entertainment venues, and collect far...

  • $1,035 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Entry level Skill Level

Train and Tram Drivers drive trains and trams to transport passengers and freight on rail networks.

  • $2,304 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Lower skill 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
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Transport Services Managers organise and control the buying and selling of vehicles for rental agencies and coordinate the leasing of vehicles, the op...

  • $2,191 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Travel Attendants provide services for the safety and comfort of passengers in aircraft, ships and railway sleeping cars.

  • $1,340 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Medium skill Skill Level

Truck Drivers drive heavy trucks, removal vans, tankers and tow trucks to transport bulky goods and liquids.

  • $1,509 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level
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