SPOTLIGHT ON QUEENSLAND
OVERVIEW OF THREE KEY INDUSTRIES THIS WEEK MORE JOBS IN THESE CATEGORIES INSIDE
SPORTS INDUSTRY SNAPSHOT/ NEWS/MOVEMENTS
Australia’s sports and fitness workforce is expected to increase by 17,200 people in five years, growing from 89,600 in 2018 to 106,700 in 2023. This group includes workers such as fitness instructors (to increase by 5800 staff), and coaches, instructors and officials (8000 new workers). On top of these, about 2500 extra amusement, fitness and sport centre managers are forecast.
Golf club manager – Atherton Golf Club, Atherton
CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY SNAPSHOT/ NEWS/MOVEMENTS
Construction is forecast to be the state’s third strongest growth industry, with about 24,500 new roles expected to be created between 2018 and 2023. It is topped only by healthcare and social assistance (48,800 jobs forecast) and education and training (26,800). Nationally, there are 399,500 construction trades workers and 191,500 construction and mining labourers employed.
Supervisors; graduate engineer – Balonne Shire Council, St George
MARKETING INDUSTRY SNAPSHOT/ NEWS/MOVEMENTS
An extra 9300 jobs are forecast to be created for advertising and marketing professionals across Australia in the next five years, with the workforce growing from 74,800 in 2018 to 84,100 in 2023. PayScale Australia reports the average salary of a marketing coordinator is $53,000 while a marketing manager typically earns about $78,000, but this can rise to as much as $122,000.
Director of marketing – Townsville Grammar School, Townsville