Top 5 Occupations
|Occupation||This Industry||All Industries|
|Couriers and Postal Deliverers||37,500||43,600|
|Bus and Coach Drivers||37,500||42,900|
Almost half the jobs in this industry are for Machinery Operators and Drivers and many of the top employing occupations are driving jobs. Employment in this industry increased strongly over past five years.
A large share of this workforce has not completed post-school study, although nearly one third hold a certificate III or higher vocational qualification.
The industry’s workforce is relatively old, with around one in four workers aged 55 years or older. Just 7% are aged 15 to 24 years.
Transport, Postal and Warehousing employment is projected to grow by 6.5% over the five years to May 2022.
Did you know?
More than one third of Transport, Postal and Warehousing workers were born overseas
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
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