Job Opportunities in Australia

The services sector dominates the Australian economy, followed by industry & agriculture. Tourism is also big business, especially in big cities and towns. You have good chance of finding a graduate job in major cities like Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Perth, and Sydney, but don't rule out more rural areas. You have better chances of finding work if you have the necessary skills and qualifications.

Graduates at all levels have a lower unemployment rate and better labour market outcomes and pay than non-graduates.

High-paying Industries

The highest paying industry is mining, resources, and energy, with an average advertised salary of $116,000 per year

The top four highest-paid industries are consulting, strategy, construction, and engineering, but all show that average salaries advertised in these sectors have decreased

The only other industry with a $100,000 average salary is Information and Communication Technology (ICT), which ranked fifth. Its average advertised salary has increased by 7% since 2013, and Colhoun believes it will continue to grow in the coming years

Other industries that have highly paid jobs are Legal, Banking & Financial Services, Government & Defence and Science & Technology

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High-paying Job positions in Australia with their average salary

  • Surgeon $394,303
  • Anaesthetist $386,065
  • CEO or Managing Director $164,896
  • Enterprise & Software Architect/Manager $138,933 to $142,355
  • Director of Information Security $149,204
  • Vice President $151,358
  • Enterprise Architecture Manager $168,762
  • Mining Engineer $184,507
  • Judicial or other legal Professionals $188,798
  • Psychiatrist $235,558
  • Other Medical Practitioners $222,933
  • Financial Dealer $275,984
  • Internal Medicine specialist $304,752
  • Engineering Manager $159,940
  • Quantitative Analyst $153,539
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How to find jobs in the Australia?

Popular job websites in Australia 
  • Adzuna
  • Seek
  • GradConnection
  • GradAustralia
  • CareerOne
  • Job Active Australia
  • CareerJet
  • Gumtree
  • Indeed Australia
Specialized job sites/platforms
  • ArtsHub (Creative Industry)
  • FlexCareers (Especially for female employees)
  • Job Seeker (For non-profit Organizations)
  • Paddl
  • SalonStaff (for Hair & Beauty Professionals)
  • SpotJobs 
  • Workfast

Different career options after bachelor's and master's degree

Accounting
AU$ 56,153
Actuarial Science
AU$ 99,121
Psychology
AU$ 76,126
Earth Sciences
AU$ 91,215
Medicine
AU$ 95,000
Civil Engineering
AU$ 59,282
Electronics
AU$ 71,450
Work Visa for international students/graduates

Those between the ages of 18 and 30 can apply for a Working Holiday visa, which allows them to travel and work in the country for up to two years. You can do work on a visa, but you can only work for one employer for six months. You must apply for this visa from your home country, and you must have sufficient funds to support yourself during your stay

Another option is to apply for a temporary graduate visa (subclass 485) that allows international students who studied for at least two years to stay as well as work in Australia after completing their course 

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