The major service provided by this industry is specialist professional, scientific and technical expertise that adds value to other businesses and individuals outside this sector. It is rare for materials or equipment to be sold.
Jobs in this industry are related to scientific research, architecture, engineering, computer systems design, law, accountancy, advertising, market research, management and other consultancy, veterinary science and professional photography.
- The workforce is highly skilled and workers usually have a university degree.
- Most jobs are full-time and are located in capital cities.