Top 5 Occupations
|Occupation||This Industry||All Industries|
|Software and Applications Programmers||65,000||109,100|
|Graphic and Web Designers, and Illustrators||32,100||61,100|
|Advertising and Marketing Professionals||30,400||87,400|
This is a large and diverse industry, and includes activities such as legal and accounting services, veterinary services, and computer system design. Employment increased strongly over the past five years, with particularly strong growth in Computer System Design and Related Services.
This is a highly skilled workforce and higher education is often required. More than half the workers in this industry are Professionals.
Strong employment growth is projected for this industry over the five years to May 2022, reflecting ongoing strength in the demand for the services of highly educated workers throughout the economy.
It is relatively common for Professional, Scientific and Technical Services employees to work from home (13% in 2016 Census)
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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