This is Australia?s largest and fastest growing industry, employing over 1.5 million people. It covers health services like hospitals, GPs, dental and ambulance services, as well as services like child care and aged care. Many workers are female and part-time work is common. Education is important if you want to work in this industry. Jobs like nurses and doctors need a university degree, while child carers and aged care workers need VET qualifications.

Job Profiles

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Aged and Disabled Carers

Aged and Disabled Carers provide general household assistance, emotional support, care and companionship for aged and disabled persons in their own ho...

  • $900 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Ambulance Officers and Paramedics

Ambulance Officers and Paramedics provide emergency health care and transport for injured, sick, infirm and aged persons to medical facilities.

  • $1,700 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Anaesthetists

Anaesthetists provide direct medical care to patients requiring general or local anaesthesia for surgical, diagnostic and other procedures such as pre...

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

Archivists, Curators and Records Managers

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

  • $1,595 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Audiologists and Speech Pathologists/Therapists

Audiologists and Speech Pathologists/Therapists provide diagnostic assessment, treatment, rehabilitative services and management of human hearing defe...

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

Child Care Centre Managers

Child Care Centre Managers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the activities of childcare centres and services including physical and huma...

  • $1,160 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Child Carers

Child Carers provide care and supervision for children in residential homes and non-residential childcare centres.

  • $800 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Chiropractors and Osteopaths

Chiropractors and Osteopaths diagnose and treat physiological and mechanical disorders of the locomotor system and tissue strain, stress and dysfuncti...

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

Commercial Cleaners

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

  • $896 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Entry level Skill Level

Complementary Health Therapists

Complementary Health Therapists treat patients with physical, mental, spiritual and emotional needs by considering the whole person rather than focusi...

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

Contract, Program and Project Administrators

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

  • $1,400 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Cooks

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

  • $800 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Medium skill Skill Level

Counsellors

Counsellors provide information on vocational, relationship, social and educational difficulties and issues, and work with people to help them to iden...

  • $1,330 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Dental Assistants

Dental Assistants prepare patients for dental examination and assist Dental Practitioners, Hygienists and Therapists in providing care and treatment.

  • $893 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Dental Hygienists, Technicians and Therapists

Dental Hygienists, Technicians and Therapists provide supportive dental services in preventative and restorative dental procedures, and construct and ...

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

Dental Practitioners

Dental Practitioners diagnose and treat dental disease, restore normal oral function using a broad range of treatments, such as surgery and other spec...

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

Diversional Therapists

Diversional Therapists plan, design, coordinate and implement recreation and leisure-based activity programs to support, challenge and enhance the psy...

  • $1,021 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Medium skill Skill Level

Domestic Cleaners

Domestic Cleaners clean and tidy private dwellings such as houses, units, flats, apartments and townhouses.

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

Enrolled and Mothercraft Nurses

Enrolled and Mothercraft Nurses provide nursing care to patients in hospitals, aged care and other health care facilities and in the community, and as...

  • $1,104 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

General Clerks

General Clerks perform a range of clerical and administrative tasks.

  • $1,000 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

General Practitioners and Resident Medical Officers

General Practitioners and Resident Medical Officers diagnose and treat physical and mental illnesses, disorders and injuries, recommend preventative a...

  • $1,850 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Health and Welfare Services Managers

Health and Welfare Services Managers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the professional and administrative aspects of health and welfare ...

  • $1,717 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Indigenous Health Workers

Indigenous Health Workers assist with the coordination and provision of health care delivery to Indigenous communities.

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

Keyboard Operators

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

  • $1,000 Weekly Pay
  • Decline Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Kitchenhands

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

  • $865 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Entry level Skill Level

Laundry Workers

Laundry Workers sort, clean, fold, iron and package linen, clothing and other items in laundries and drycleaning establishments, and private residence...

  • $795 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Entry level Skill Level

Massage Therapists

Massage Therapists perform therapeutic massage and administer body treatments for health, fitness and remedial purposes.

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

Medical Imaging Professionals

Medical Imaging Professionals operate X-ray and other radiation producing and imaging equipment for diagnostic, monitoring and treatment purposes unde...

  • $1,720 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Medical Laboratory Scientists

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

  • $1,469 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Medical Technicians

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

  • $900 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Midwives

Midwives provide care and advice to women during pregnancy, labour and childbirth, and postnatal care for women and babies in a range of settings such...

  • $1,377 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Nurse Educators and Researchers

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

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

Nurse Managers

Nurse Managers manage health service units and sub-units of hospitals, aged care and community health care facilities, supervise nursing staff and fin...

  • $1,917 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Nursing Support and Personal Care Workers

Nursing Support and Personal Care Workers provide assistance, support and direct care to patients in a variety of health, welfare and community settin...

  • $900 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Nutrition Professionals

Nutrition Professionals apply the science of human nutrition to assist people to attain better health and to help prevent and treat various illnesses ...

  • $1,109 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Occupational Therapists

Occupational Therapists assess functional limitations of people resulting from illnesses and disabilities, and provide therapy to enable people to per...

  • $1,247 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Office Managers

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

  • $1,150 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Optometrists and Orthoptists

Optometrists and Orthoptists perform eye examinations and vision tests, prescribe lenses, other optical aids and therapy, and diagnose and manage eye ...

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

Other Health Diagnostic & Promotion Professionals

Other Health Diagnostic and Promotion Professionals includes occupations such as Health Promotion Officers and Orthotists or Prosthetists.

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

Other Machine Operators

Other Machine Operators includes a range of occupations such as Chemical Production Machine Operators, Motion Picture Projectionists, Sand Blasters an...

  • $1,127 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Other Medical Practitioners

Other Medical Practitioners includes occupations such as Dermatologists, Emergency Medicine Specialists, Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Ophthalmolo...

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

Other Personal Service Workers

Other Personal Service Workers includes occupations such as Civil Celebrants, Hair or Beauty Salon Assistants, Body Artists, First Aid Trainers and Re...

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

Other Technicians and Trades Workers

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

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

Personal Care Consultants

Personal Care Consultants provide personal care services, such as natural relaxation and health treatments, and weight loss advice.

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

Physiotherapists

Physiotherapists assess, treat and prevent disorders in human movement caused by injury or disease.

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

Podiatrists

Podiatrists prevent, diagnose and treat disorders of the feet.

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

Practice Managers

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

  • $1,200 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Psychiatrists

Psychiatrists diagnose, assess, treat and prevent human mental, emotional and behavioural disorders. Psychiatric Registrars training as Psychiatrists ...

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

Psychologists

Psychologists investigate, assess and provide treatment and counselling to foster optimal personal, social, educational and occupational adjustment an...

  • $1,934 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Receptionists

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

  • $900 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Registered Nurses

Registered Nurses provide nursing care to patients in hospitals, aged care and other health care facilities, and in the community.

  • $1,480 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Social Workers

Social Workers assess the social needs of individuals, families and groups, assist and empower people to develop and use the skills and resources need...

  • $1,364 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level

Special Care Workers

Special Care Workers provide care and supervision for children and young people in residential and institutional facilities, and provide care and supp...

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

Specialist Physicians

Specialist Physicians diagnose and treat internal human disorders and diseases using specialist testing, diagnostic and medical techniques. Medical Re...

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

Surgeons

Surgeons perform surgery to correct deformities, repair injuries, prevent and treat diseases, and improve human functioning and appearance. Medical Re...

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

Switchboard Operators

Switchboard Operators operate telecommunication switchboards and consoles to assist callers establish telephone connections, and receive caller inquir...

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

Welfare Support Workers

Welfare Support Workers provide support, information and advice to clients on emotional, financial, recreational, health, housing and other social wel...

  • $1,084 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Welfare, Recreation and Community Arts Workers

Welfare, Recreation and Community Arts Workers design and implement strategies and programs to meet community and individual needs and assist individu...

  • $1,200 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Very high skill Skill Level
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