Top 5 Occupations
|Occupation||This Industry||All Industries|
|Journalists and Other Writers||16,000||27,100|
|Telecommunications Trades Workers||12,400||17,700|
|Film, Television, Radio and Stage Directors||9,200||13,300|
|Artistic Directors, Media Producers and Presenters||8,800||12,900|
|Telecommunications Engineering Professionals||8,400||10,700|
Information Media and Telecommunications is a small employing, but diverse industry that includes businesses engaged in newspaper and Internet publishing, television and radio broadcasting, and telecommunications infrastructure and networks. Employment is concentrated in metropolitan areas, particularly Sydney and Melbourne.
The workforce is relatively skilled and post-school qualifications are often required. Around 44% of workers are Professionals, 16% are Clerical and Administrative Workers, 14% are Technicians and Trades Workers and 14% are Managers.
This industry is projected to have below average employment growth over the five years to May 2022 (up by 3.3%, compared with 7.8% across all industries).
Sources: ABS, Labour Force (trend and annual averages of original data); ABS, Census of Population and Housing; Department of Jobs and Small Business, Industry Employment Projections; NCVER, Apprentices and Trainees
For more information see lmip.gov.au