Australian Jobs 2021
Administrative and Support Services
Annual Employment Growth (%)
Administrative and Support Services is a small but essential industry which covers many services including office administration, debt collection, call centres, travel agencies, building cleaning, pest control and gardening services. Given the top two employing occupations in this industry are cleaner roles, demand for these services is likely to be maintained as businesses increase both the frequency and rigorousness of their cleaning schedules in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Top employing occupations
|Occupation||This industry||All industries|
|Human Resource Professionals||26,200||80,400|
|Tourism and Travel Advisers||11,000||12,600|
|Garden and Nursery Labourers||11,100||35,500|
|Conference and Event Organisers||9,400||28,700|
|Human Resource Managers||7,900||72,000|
|Call or Contact Centre Workers||7,400||33,600|
|Other Hospitality, Retail and Service Managers||7,000||76,800|
|Advertising, Public Relations and Sales Managers||6,200||156,500|
|Other Miscellaneous Labourers||5,700||70,500|
|Other Farm, Forestry and Garden Workers||5,500||12,200|
This industry provides good part-time employment opportunities, with 43% of the workforce employed in this manner. Many jobs also do not need post-school qualifications, although some practical experience may be highly regarded by employers. Jobs like cleaning and gardening can be physically demanding and may not be suited to all job seekers.
Sources: ABS, Labour Force (seasonally adjusted and annual averages of original data); ABS, Characteristics of Employment; ABS, Education and Work.