SPOT­LIGHT ON QUEENS­LAND

MORE JOBS IN THESE CAT­E­GORIES IN­SIDE OVER­VIEW OF THREE KEY IN­DUS­TRIES THIS WEEK

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HEALTH IN­DUS­TRY SNAP­SHOT/ NEWS/MOVE­MENTS

The health­care and so­cial as­sis­tance sec­tor pro­vides the most jobs in Queens­land (311,900). It is also fore­cast to have the largest in­crease in jobs between 2017 and 2022, grow­ing by 48,700 po­si­tions. Most of these new jobs are ex­pected to be in greater Bris­bane (20,700) and on the Gold Coast (11,300).

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Reg­is­tered nurse – Gumbi Gumbi ATSI Corp Drug & Al­co­hol Re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion Cen­tre, Rock­hamp­ton

11%

of reg­is­tered nurses have been in their pro­fes­sion for 20 years or more

ED­U­CA­TION IN­DUS­TRY SNAP­SHOT/ NEWS/MOVE­MENTS

The ed­u­ca­tion and train­ing sec­tor em­ploys three times as many Queenslanders (177,700) as the min­ing sec­tor (59,000). An ex­tra 21,800 ed­u­ca­tion and train­ing work­ers are fore­cast to be needed between 2017 and 2022, with 10,900 ex­pected to be em­ployed in greater Bris­bane. Cairns and Mackay are fore­cast to need 1000 and 500 more staff re­spec­tively.

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Learn­ing en­rich­ment sup­port of­fi­cer – Vil­lanova Col­lege, Coor­pa­roo

4%

of teacher aides have been in their line of work for 20 years or more

FI­NAN­CIAL IN­DUS­TRY SNAP­SHOT/ NEWS/MOVE­MENTS

About 65,300 Queenslanders are em­ployed in fi­nan­cial and in­sur­ance ser­vices, in­clud­ing 38,700 in greater Bris­bane, 7200 on the Gold Coast and 5000 on the Sun­shine Coast. Across the state, the num­ber of work­ers is fore­cast to in­crease by 3500 in the five years to May, 2022. Most of this growth is ex­pected to be in greater Bris­bane (2600).

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In­ter­me­di­ate au­di­tor – SDE Ac­coun­tants, Sun­shine Coast

5%

of ac­coun­tants have been in their pro­fes­sion for at least 20 years

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