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

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

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

Bar Attendants and Baristas

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

  • $873 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Betting Clerks

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

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

Cafe and Restaurant Managers

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

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

Cafe Workers

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

  • $800 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Entry level Skill Level

Caravan Park and Camping Ground Managers

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

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

  • $957 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Entry level Skill Level

Checkout Operators and Office Cashiers

Checkout Operators and Office Cashiers operate cash registers and receive payments from customers, and issue receipts and return change due.

  • $824 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Entry level Skill Level

Chefs

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

  • $1,050 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • 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

Conference and Event Organisers

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

  • $1,313 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong 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

Delivery Drivers

Delivery Drivers drive vans and cars to deliver goods.

  • $881 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Fast Food Cooks

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

  • $550 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Entry level Skill Level

Gaming Workers

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

  • $1,188 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level

Greenkeepers

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

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

Hotel and Motel Managers

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

  • $1,091 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Hotel Service Managers

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

  • $962 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Medium skill Skill Level

Housekeepers

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

  • $800 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Entry level 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

Licensed Club Managers

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

  • $1,475 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Other Accommodation and Hospitality Managers

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

  • Unavailable Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • 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

Retail Managers

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

  • $1,000 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • High skill Skill Level

Sales Assistants (General)

Sales Assistants (General) sell goods and services, such as food, clothing, hardware, household appliances, office supplies and cosmetics, in retail a...

  • $850 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • Entry level Skill Level

Vending Machine Attendants

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

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

Waiters

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

  • $804 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth
  • Lower skill Skill Level
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