SPOTLIGHT ON QUEENSLAND
OVERVIEW OF THREE KEY INDUSTRIES THIS WEEK
ENGINEERING INDUSTRY SNAPSHOT/ NEWS/MOVEMENTS
About 13,700 more engineering professionals are forecast to be needed across Australia in the five years to May, 2022, representing an increase of 9.4 per cent. Most new roles (11,200) are expected to be for civil engineers and mining engineers (1000).
Project engineer – WDT, Mackay Pay summary $k
SOURCE: PayScale – civil engineer
COMMUNITY SERVICES INDUSTRY SNAPSHOT/ NEWS/MOVEMENTS
About 1.26 million community and personal service workers are employed in Australia and this is expected to reach more than 1.5 million by May, 2022. Most of the new roles are expected to be for carers and aides (651,700), including 241,200 aged and disability carers.
Disability employment advocate – Tursa, Brisbane Pay summary $k
SOURCE: PayScale – community support worker
ADMINISTRATION INDUSTRY SNAPSHOT/ NEWS/MOVEMENTS
Queensland’s administration and support services workforce is forecast to grow by 2900 people in the five years to May, 2022. Most of these new jobs (2300) are expected to be in the Greater Brisbane region, concentrated in Ipswich (1000), the inner city (600) and Logan (300).
College compliance officer – St Edmund’s College, Ipswich Pay summary $k
SOURCE: PayScale – compliance officer