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Arts and Recreation Services

Arts and Recreation Services employs approximately 209,000 persons (ABS trend data), full time and part time, which is around 1.7 per cent of the total workforce. Over the past five years, employment in the industry has increased by 0.1 per cent.  The median age for workers in this industry is 34 years and median earnings are around $1,050 per week (before tax) for full time employees. For more detailed information on the Arts and Recreation Services industry, please visit the  Data Tools channel.

Employment Characteristics

Data

Employment Level - Feb 17 ('000)

209.0

Employment Growth - Five years to Feb 17 ('000)

0.1

Employment Growth - Five Years to Feb 17 (%)

0.1

Male Share of Employment - Year to Feb 17 (%)

50.8

Female Share of Employment - Year to Feb 17 (%)

49.2

Full Time Share of Employment - Year to Feb 17 (%)

53.0

Average Full Time Hours - Year to Feb 17

41

Median Weekly Earnings (full time employees) 2015 ($)

1,050

Projected Employment Growth - Five Years to Nov 2020 ('000)

24.5

Projected Employment Growth - Five Years to Nov 2020 (%)

10.8

Sources: ABS, Labour Force, Australia, Detailed, Quarterly, cat. no. 6291.0.55.003, trend. Average full time hours data is a four quarter average of original data; Earnings data are ABS, Characteristics of Employment Cat. No. 6333.0, 2015; Department of Employment, 2016 employment projections, five years to November 2020.

Top 10 Occupations

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Number Employed

(four quarter average, 2016)


Sports Coaches, Instructors and Officials

19,700

Sportspersons

10,400

Amusement, Fitness and Sports Centre Managers

9,500

Fitness Instructors

9,000

Music Professionals

7,700

Gardeners

6,900

Gaming Workers

6,800

Other Specialist Managers

5,800

Receptionists

5,700

Bar Attendants and Baristas

5,000

Source: Four quarter average and custom data based on ABS Labour Force, Australia, Cat no: 6291.0.55.003.


Supporting data

Employment Projections

Where will the jobs be in the future? The Department of Employment projects employment growth over the next five years by region, industry, and occupation.

Vacancy Report

Online job advertising levels and trends by region, occupation and skill level are detailed in the monthly vacancy report.

Employers’ Recruitment Insights

The Survey of Employers' Recruitment Experiences is used to monitor recruitment conditions and to provide up-to-date information on regional labour market challenges.