Careers in Transport, Postal and Warehousing


In Brimbank, the Transport, Postal and Warehousing industry employs 10,034 people or 11.7% of local jobs. The largest sub-sectors in Brimbank for employment are Road Transport, Postal and Courier Pick-up and Delivery Services, Transport Support Service and Warehousing and Storage Services with Water Transport, Rail Transport and Other Transport making up the remaining jobs. Source

Many workers are male and are employed full-time. There are opportunities for lower skilled workers, with almost half of all workers not completing post-school education. The industry offers apprenticeships and traineeships. Source

Nationally, trends for the Transport, Postal and Warehousing industry are as follows:

Very strong growth in:

  • Automobile Drivers - average weekly income $970 before tax

Strong growth in:

  • Delivery Drivers - average weekly income $1,010 before tax
  • Other Mobile Plant Operators - average weekly income $1,375 before tax
  • Railway Track Workers - average weekly income $2,074 before tax
  • Supply, Distribution and Procurement Managers - average weekly income $2,519 before tax

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