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Professional, Scientific, Technical Services

This is a large industry, with over one million workers. It covers a range of activities, like legal and accounting services, veterinary services and computer system design. Many of these services support other industries. The workforce is highly skilled and workers usually have a university degree. Most jobs are full-time and are located in capital cities. There are fewer young workers in this industry because of the extra education required.

Job Profiles

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Accountants provide services relating to financial reporting, taxation, auditing, insolvency, accounting information systems, budgeting, cost manageme...

  • $1,660 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Accounting Clerks monitor creditor and debtor accounts, undertake related routine documentation, and calculate and investigate the cost of wages, mate...

  • $1,190 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Actuaries, Mathematicians and Statisticians develop and apply actuarial, mathematical, statistical and quantitative principles and techniques to solve...

  • $2,060 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

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

Agricultural and Forestry Scientists advise farmers, rural industries and government on aspects of farming, develop techniques for increasing producti...

  • $2,218 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate 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
  • Stable Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

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

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

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

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

Architects and Landscape Architects design commercial, industrial, institutional, residential and recreational buildings and landscapes.

  • $1,674 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Architectural, Building and Surveying Technicians perform technical functions to assist Construction Managers, Architects and Surveyors by supervising...

  • $1,838 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Archivists, Curators and Records Managers develop, maintain, implement and deliver systems for keeping, updating, accessing and preserving records, fi...

  • $1,812 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Artistic Directors, and Media Producers and Presenters plan, administer and review activities concerned with producing artistic media, determine artis...

  • $2,099 Weekly Pay
  • Decline Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers conduct audits of accounting systems, procedures and financial statements, manage corporate fun...

  • $1,916 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Authors, and Book and Script Editors write, edit and evaluate literary works for publication and scripts for film, television, radio and stage product...

  • $1,600 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Barristers plead cases before civil, criminal and industrial courts and other tribunals.

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

Bookkeepers maintain and evaluate records of financial transactions in account books and computerised accounting systems.

  • $1,234 Weekly Pay
  • Stable 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

Chemical and Materials Engineers design and prepare specifications for chemical process systems and the construction and operation of commercial-scale...

  • $3,019 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Chemists, and Food and Wine Scientists study the chemical and physical properties of substances, develop and monitor chemical processes and production...

  • $1,979 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Chief Executives and Managing Directors determine, formulate and review the general policy programs and the overall direction of organisations within ...

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

Civil Engineering Draftspersons and Technicians assist in civil engineering research, design, construction, operations and maintenance.

  • $1,574 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Civil Engineering Professionals design, plan, organise and oversee the construction of civil engineering projects such as dams, bridges, pipelines, ga...

  • $1,962 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Computer Network Professionals research, analyse and recommend strategies for network architecture and development, implement, manage, maintain and co...

  • $2,021 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Construction Managers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the construction of civil engineering projects, buildings and dwellings, and the ...

  • $3,450 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Contract, Program and Project Administrators plan and undertake administration of contracts, organisational programs, special projects and support ser...

  • $1,660 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Conveyancers and Legal Executives act for and on behalf of clients in the areas of property transfer, company and business law, trusts, wills, probate...

  • $1,249 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Corporate Services Managers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the overall administration of organisations.

  • $2,783 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Court and Legal Clerks provide administrative and operational support to Legal Professionals by performing clerical work associated with the functions...

  • $1,119 Weekly Pay
  • Decline Future Growth
  • Medium skill Skill Level

Database and Systems Administrators, and ICT Security Specialists plan, develop, maintain, manage and administer organisations' database management sy...

  • $1,932 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Economists perform economic research and analysis, develop and apply theories about production and distribution of goods and services and people's spe...

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

Education Advisers and Reviewers conduct educational research, develop course curricula and associated teaching materials for use by educational insti...

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

Electrical Engineering Draftspersons and Technicians assist in electrical engineering research, design, manufacture, assembly, construction, operation...

  • $1,784 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Electrical Engineers design, develop and supervise the manufacture, installation, operation and maintenance of equipment, machines and systems for the...

  • $2,160 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Electronic Engineering Draftspersons and Technicians assist in electronic engineering research, design, manufacture, assembly, construction, operation...

  • $1,636 Weekly Pay
  • Decline Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Electronics Engineers design, develop, adapt, install, test and maintain electronic components, circuits and systems used for computer systems, commun...

  • $2,502 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Electronics Trades Workers maintain, adjust and repair electronic equipment such as business machines, video and audio equipment, and electronic instr...

  • $1,348 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Medium skill Skill Level

Engineering Managers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the engineering and technical operations of organisations.

  • $3,427 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Environmental Scientists study, develop, implement and advise on policies and plans for managing and protecting the environment, flora, fauna and othe...

  • $1,779 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Very high 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

Filing and Registry Clerks process and handle information and documents to maintain access to and security of database and record management systems.

  • $1,265 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Entry level Skill Level

Film, Television, Radio and Stage Directors direct the artistic and production aspects of film, television, radio and stage productions.

  • $1,539 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Finance Managers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the financial and accounting activities within organisations.

  • $2,286 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Financial Brokers operate as independent agents to facilitate the trading of commodities and arrange insurance and loans of money on behalf of clients...

  • $2,231 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Financial Investment Advisers and Managers develop financial plans for individuals and organisations, and invest and manage funds on their behalf.

  • $2,307 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

General Clerks perform a range of clerical and administrative tasks.

  • $1,073 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

General Managers plan, organise, direct, control and review the day-to-day operations and major functions of commercial, industrial, government and de...

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

Geologists, Geophysicists and Hydrogeologists study the composition, structure and other physical attributes of the earth, locate and advise on the ex...

  • $2,192 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Graphic and Web Designers, and Illustrators design information for visual and audio communication, publication and display using print, film, electron...

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

Graphic Pre-Press Trades Workers manipulate, set and compose text and graphics into a format suitable for printing and other visual media.

  • $1,328 Weekly Pay
  • Decline Future Growth
  • Medium skill Skill Level

Human Resource Managers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the human resource and workplace relations activities within organisations.

  • $2,464 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Human Resource Professionals plan, develop, implement and evaluate staff recruitment, assist in resolving disputes by advising on workplace matters, a...

  • $1,662 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

ICT Business and Systems Analysts work with users to formulate system requirements, develop system plans and documentation, review and evaluate existi...

  • $2,274 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

ICT Managers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the acquisition, development, maintenance and use of computer and telecommunication system...

  • $2,766 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Very high 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

ICT Support and Test Engineers develop procedures and strategies to support, create, maintain and manage technical quality assurance processes and gui...

  • $2,019 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

ICT Support Technicians provide support for the deployment and maintenance of computer infrastructure and web technology and the diagnosis and resolut...

  • $1,498 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

ICT Trainers analyse and evaluate information-based system training needs and objectives, and develop, schedule and conduct ICT-based system training ...

  • $1,696 Weekly Pay
  • Decline Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers design, organise and oversee the construction, operation and maintenance of mechanical and process pla...

  • $2,414 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Inspectors and Regulatory Officers administer and enforce government and corporate regulations and standards.

  • $1,424 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Intelligence and Policy Analysts collect and analyse information and data to produce intelligence and to develop and analyse policies guiding the desi...

  • $1,821 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Very high 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

Journalists and Other Writers research and compile news stories, write and edit news reports, commentaries and feature stories for presentation in pri...

  • $1,576 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Judicial and Other Legal Professionals hear legal and other matters in courts and tribunals; interpret, analyse, administer and provide advice on the ...

  • $1,978 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Keyboard Operators input and process text and data, and prepare, edit and generate documents for storage, processing, publication and transmission.

  • $1,035 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Land Economists and Valuers provide advice on the administration and use of land and property, and assess the value of land, property and other items ...

  • $1,780 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Librarians develop, organise and manage library services such as collections of information, recreational resources and reader information services.

  • $1,654 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Life Scientists examine the anatomy, physiology and biochemistry of humans, animals, plants and other living organisms to better understand how living...

  • $1,794 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Management and Organisation Analysts assist organisations to achieve greater efficiency and solve organisational problems, and study organisational st...

  • $2,067 Weekly Pay
  • Strong 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
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Mechanical Engineering Draftspersons and Technicians assist in mechanical engineering research, design, manufacture, construction, operation and maint...

  • $1,838 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Medical Laboratory Scientists conduct medical laboratory tests to assist in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease.

  • $1,871 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Very high skill 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

Mining Engineers plan and direct the engineering aspects of locating and extracting minerals, petroleum and natural gas from the earth.

  • $3,118 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Very 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

Multimedia Specialists and Web Developers create computer animation, audio, video and graphic image files for multimedia presentations, games, motion ...

  • $1,596 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Nurse Educators and Researchers provide clinical and theoretical education to and promote professional development of nurses and midwives, and conduct...

  • $2,192 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Occupational and Environmental Health Professionals develop, implement and evaluate policies and programs to monitor environmental health and occupati...

  • $1,914 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Office Managers organise and control the functions and resources of offices such as administrative systems and office personnel.

  • $1,490 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Other Building and Engineering Technicians includes occupations such as Maintenance Planners, Metallurgical or Materials Technicians, and Mine Deputie...

  • $2,812 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Other Clerical and Administrative Workers includes occupations such as Production Assistants (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Proof Readers, Radio ...

  • $1,383 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Lower 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 Construction and Mining Labourers includes occupations such as Crane Chasers, Driller's Assistants, Laggers, Mining Support Workers and Surveyor...

  • $1,683 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Entry level Skill Level

Other Engineering Professionals includes occupations such as Aeronautical Engineers, Agricultural Engineers, Biomedical Engineers, Engineering Technol...

  • $2,155 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Other Information and Organisation Professionals includes occupations such as Electorate Officers, Liaison Officers, Migration Agents and Patents Exam...

  • $1,889 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Other Labourers includes a wide variety of occupations such as Bicycle Mechanics, Car Park Attendants, Crossing Supervisors, Electrical or Telecommuni...

  • $1,224 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Entry level Skill Level

Other Natural and Physical Science Professionals includes occupations such as Conservators, Metallurgists, Meteorologists and Physicists.

  • $2,094 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

This group includes Sales Support Workers not covered elsewhere.

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

Other Specialist Managers includes occupations such as Arts Administrators or Managers, Environmental Managers, Laboratory Managers, Quality Assurance...

  • $2,259 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Other Technicians and Trades Workers includes a wide variety of occupations such as Divers, Interior Decorators, Optical Dispensers, Optical Mechanics...

  • $1,146 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Medium skill Skill Level

Personal Assistants perform liaison, coordination and organisational tasks in support of Managers and Professionals.

  • $1,432 Weekly Pay
  • Decline Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Photographers operate still cameras to take photographs.

  • Unavailable Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • High 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

Policy and Planning Managers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate policy advice and strategic planning within organisations.

  • $2,338 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Practice Managers organise and control the functions and resources of professional practices such as administrative systems and practice personnel.

  • $1,600 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • High skill 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
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Public Relations Professionals plan, develop, implement and evaluate information and communication strategies that create an understanding and a favou...

  • $1,865 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Receptionists receive and welcome visitors, patients, guests and clients, and respond to inquiries and requests.

  • $982 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Research and Development Managers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate research and development activities within organisations.

  • $3,042 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Safety Inspectors inspect machines, equipment, working conditions and public places to ensure compliance with government and industry standards and re...

  • $1,876 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • High skill 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

Science Technicians perform tests and experiments, and provide technical support functions to assist with research, design, production and teaching in...

  • $1,500 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Secretaries perform secretarial, clerical and other administrative tasks in support of Managers, Legal Professionals and other professionals.

  • $1,146 Weekly Pay
  • Decline Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Signwriters design, fabricate and paint signs for displays, buildings, hoardings, boats and structures.

  • $1,462 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Medium skill Skill Level

Social Professionals research and study human behaviour, society and institutions from current and historical perspectives, and verbally render spoken...

  • $1,942 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Software and Applications Programmers design, develop, test, maintain and document program code in accordance with user requirements, and system and t...

  • $2,003 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Solicitors provide legal advice, prepare and draft legal documents, and conduct negotiations on behalf of clients on matters associated with the law.

  • $1,646 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Structural Steel and Welding Trades Workers cut, shape, join and repair metal components of iron and steel structures, boilers, pressure vessels and p...

  • $1,541 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Medium skill Skill Level

Structural Steel Construction Workers assemble rigging gear to move and position equipment and structural components, erect scaffolding, position and ...

  • $2,100 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Survey Interviewers interview people and record their responses to survey and market research questions on a range of topics.

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

Surveyors and Spatial Scientists plan, direct and conduct survey work to determine and delineate boundaries and features of tracts of land, marine flo...

  • $1,958 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Telecommunications Engineering Professionals design, construct, install, service and support telecommunications equipment, systems and facilities.

  • $2,279 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Telecommunications Technical Specialists develop, monitor and carry out technical support functions for telecommunications networks and install comput...

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

Telecommunications Trades Workers install, maintain and repair data transmission equipment, aerial lines, conduits, cables, radio antennae and telecom...

  • $1,656 Weekly Pay
  • Decline Future Growth
  • Medium 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

Training and Development Professionals plan, develop, implement and evaluate training and development programs to ensure management and staff acquire ...

  • $1,742 Weekly Pay
  • Decline Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Urban and Regional Planners develop and implement plans and policies for the controlled use of urban and rural land, and advise on economic, environme...

  • $1,738 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Veterinarians diagnose, treat and prevent animal diseases, ailments and injuries.

  • $1,384 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Veterinary Nurses care for animals under treatment and in temporary residence at veterinary facilities and assist Veterinarians to perform procedures ...

  • $1,088 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Medium 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
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