Public Administration and Safety

Work at the local, state or federal government level to deliver a variety of public services

Overview

The public administration and safety industry provides services that support physical, social and economic interactions; general public safety and security services; and the enforcing of regulations.

Most jobs are in federal, state and local government administration, the defence force, international government organisations and services like the police force that enforce rules and public order.

Industry Considerations
  • Most workers have either a VET or university degree.
  • Many workers in this industry are employed full-time, but part-time employment is becoming more common.

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Apprenticeship pathway may be available

Developer Programmer
Developer Programmer

Build and modify code for software applications; test code and develop technical documentation.

Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Very strong

Other Psychologist
Other Psychologist

Other Psychologists includes jobs like Counselling Psychologist and Sport Psychologist.

Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Very strong

Telecommunications Engineering Professional
Telecommunications Engineering Professional

Telecommunications Engineering Professionals design, construct, install, service and support telecommunications equipment,…

Estimated pay
$2,279/week
Future demand
Very strong

Software Engineer
Software Engineer

Develop and maintain computer software, websites and software applications.

Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Very strong

Occupational Therapist
Occupational Therapist

Help people whose ability to carry out activities is limited due to illness, injury or disability.

Estimated pay
$1,569/week
Future demand
Very strong

Telecommunications Engineer
Telecommunications Engineer

Telecommunication Engineers design and develop telecommunications systems, devices and products.

Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Very strong

Software Tester
Software Tester

Software Testers specify, develop and write test plans and test scripts, produce test cases, carry out regression testing, and…

Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Very strong

Apprenticeship pathway may be available

ICT Support Technician
ICT Support Technician

ICT Support Technicians provide support for the deployment and maintenance of computer infrastructure and web technology and…

Estimated pay
$1,498/week
Future demand
Very strong

Audiologist and Speech Pathologist
Audiologist and Speech Pathologist

Audiologists and Speech Pathologists provide diagnostic assessment, treatment, rehabilitative services and management of human…

Estimated pay
$1,827/week
Future demand
Very strong

Barrister
Barrister

Barristers plead cases before civil, criminal and industrial courts and other tribunals.

Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Very strong

Other Software and Applications Programmer
Other Software and Applications Programmer

This occupation group covers Other Software and Applications Programmers not elsewhere classified. Occupations in this group…

Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Very strong

Apprenticeship pathway may be available

ICT Customer Support Officer
ICT Customer Support Officer

ICT Customer Support Officers provide support, education and guidance in the deployment and maintenance of computer…

Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Very strong