Careers in Wholesale Trade


In Brimbank, the Wholesale Trade industry employs 4,291 people or 5.0% of local jobs. The largest sub-sectors in Brimbank for employment are Basic Material Wholesaling, Grocery, Liquor and Tobacco Product Wholesaling, Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts Wholesaling and Machinery and Equipment Wholesaling. Source

Wholesalers don't usually have a shop front to sell their items; they are the middle step between producers and retailers. Wholesale jobs are generally in capital cities and most are full-time. There are good entry-level opportunities that do not require study after high school. Source

Nationally, trends for the Whole Trade industry are as follows:

Strong growth in:

  • Advertising, Public Relations and Sales Managers - average weekly income $2,224 before tax
  • Delivery Drivers - average weekly income $1,010 before tax
  • Other Sales Support Workers - average weekly income $1,510 before tax
  • Retail and Wool Buyers - average weekly income $1,810 before tax
  • Café Workers - average weekly income $1,030 before tax

Stable growth in:

  • Meat Boners and Slicers, and Slaughterers - average weekly income $1,202 before tax
  • Meat, Poultry and Seafood Process Workers - average weekly income $1,028 before tax
  • Models and Sales Demonstrators - average weekly income $958 before tax
  • Sales Representatives - average weekly income $1,419 before tax
  • Storepersons - average weekly income $1,052 before tax

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