What's the most common job?

Monday 19 August, 2013

We see and interact with them every day and it's no wonder considering there are 556,403 of them. They earn an average of $421.60 a week and don't usually require any formal qualifications to work in the industry.

So what's the most common job in Australia?

Retail sales workers.

So who works in these jobs? 68 per cent of the workers are female; many are on casual and part-time contracts with a small 172,441 workers in full-time roles. The best paying sales job is in motor sales and these employees earn an average of $68,000 a year.

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If you like interacting with people, finding solutions for people's problems or can't stand sitting around in an office all day then this is the perfect job for you.

OneShift has plenty of available positions '“ perfect for students or parents looking for some casual working hours.

But we want to know your thoughts? What's it like working in retail? Are the hours long? Do you get paid enough? What do you sell? Have you ever solved a tricky customer problem or complaint? 

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