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Corelle Forster
Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Civil Engineering

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WEEKLY AVERAGE EARNINGS

ENGINEERING CONSULTANT OR ENGINEER

> $1500

SOURCE: ABS LABOUR FORCE 2014

"ABILITY TO WORK IN A WIDE VARIETY OF INDUSTRIES (MANUFACTURING, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, MINING, ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES, ENERGY, AND THE LIKE).
RESEARCH PROJECTS CAN KEEP ENGINEERS EMPLOYED DURING ECONOMIC SLOWDOWN."

THE BELOW TABLES COMPARE ENGINEERING TO OTHER CAREERS.

JOB OPENINGS - 2014 - 2018

  • > 50,000
  • 25,000 - 50,000
  • 10,000 - 25,000
  • 5,000 - 10,000
  • < 5,000
  • 0
ENGINEER
SOLICITOR
SOFTWARE ENGINEER
SOURCE: ABS LABOUR FORCE 2014

FUTURE EMPLOYMENT CHANGE
NEXT 5 YEARS

FROM TO
BARRISTER 8.5% 12%
ENGINEER 5.1% 8.4%
NURSE 5.1% 8.4%
WEB
DEVELOPER
8.5% 12%
OSTEOPATH 8.5% 12%
FILM PRODUCER 8.5% 12%
SOURCE: ABS LABOUR FORCE 2014

PREDICTED JOB OPENINGS FOR 2014- 2018...

EMPLOYMENT GROWTH
5 YEARS TO NOVEMBER 2018
SOURCE: ABS LABOUR FORCE 2014

POLICY ADVISOR

10,001
25,000

BARRISTER

Less than
5,000

ENGINEER

10,001
25,000

All engineering discipline areas reported high full-time graduate employment rates (86.2% to 98.7%), compared with the higher education mean of 84.5%.

SOURCE: Australian Council of Engineering Deans "Engineers for the Future"

IN A SNAPSHOT

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starWORK NEVER THE SAME
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peopleMEET AND SEE DIFFERENT PEOPLE
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