SPOTLIGHT ON QUEENSLAND
OVERVIEW OF THREE KEY INDUSTRIES THIS WEEK
EDUCATION INDUSTRY SNAPSHOT/ NEWS/MOVEMENTS
SEEK Career Guide data shows Queensland offers salaries above the national average to early childhood teachers ($60,000 to $70,000 in QLD compared to $55,000 to $65,000 nationally) and secondary school teachers ($85,000 to $95,000 compared to $75,000 to $85,000). Nationally, the average secondary school teacher gives their career satisfaction a four-star rating.
Pathways co-ordinator – Loreto College, Coorparoo
POLICE & CORRECTIONS INDUSTRY SNAPSHOT/ NEWS/MOVEMENTS
Nationally, there were 40 police and corrections job ads on SEEK last week. Federal Government data shows there are about 24,500 prison officers employed and this is expected to reach 27,200 in the next five years. About a third of these workers are female, compared to 46.7 per cent of the workforce overall. Three-quarters hold a vocational qualification.
Case manager – Queensland Corrective Services, Mount Isa
ACCOUNTING INDUSTRY SNAPSHOT/ NEWS/MOVEMENTS
SEEK Career Guide data reveals salaries for Queensland-based accountants vary depending on the role. Company accountants typically earn $80,000 to $90,000, which is more than the national average ($75,000 to $85,000), while taxation accountants earn $55,000 to $65,000, management accountants earn $80,000 to $90,000, and project accountants earn $95,000 to $110,000.
Management accountant – Cassowary Coast Regional Council