Architecture, Carpentry and Nursing - Australia's fastest moving jobs

Thursday 11 June, 2015


A new study has revealed the fastest moving jobs in Australia - so grab ‘em quick! We took at look at the top hot 5, and the results might surprise you….


Architecture took the hot spot as the fastest moving job in Australia, with over 100% job growth between April 2014 and May 2015, compared to the previous 12 months. In that same period the median salary in the Design and Architecture industry was around $80,000 per annum. More buildings, more employment.


The Seek Job Growth Report (published in May 2015) revealed jobs in Carpentry and Cabinet Making were the second fastest moving in the country, with a 58.8% job growth. Median salary for jobs in this trade are about $60,000.  


Taking the third spot were those (not-so-picky) Pickers and Packers – job growth here increased by 47.7% and a median salary in this field is around $40,000. In fastest fourth place were jobs in Environment and Planning Law, which saw just over a 40% job growth and have a median salary of around $125,000.


Nursing, specifically Theatre and Recovery, made the final spot in the top 5 fastest moving jobs in Australia, where job growth was just under a 40%. Median salary for nurses in Australia’s nurses stands at around $70,000.


So if you have skills in these fields or are looking for candidates with these skills you’re in luck! Here at OneShift we have thousands of jobs roles and candidates in these industries, so grow your future or your company here:


Heather Doherty

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