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A Coordinator is a person who helps in the planning, organising and execution of business directives. There are different types of coordinators roles which include business, creative, production, administration and Marketing Coordinators. 


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Employment Levels

Around 46,100 people are currently employed as Coordinators in Australia. This is set to increase to 55,400 people by 2019, according to the Department of Employment.

Employment by State

33.8% of all Coordinators are employed in NSW. The area with the lowest number of Coordinators is NT, with only 1.4%.

Gender Split

This is a very male dominated industry with 69.9% of Coordinators being male and 30.1% female.

Age Brackets

The most popular age for people working as Coordinators is 35-44 years old, with 33.4%. A small percentage (3.2%) of people get into this career path older, aged 60-64. There is also a number of people who enjoy a career as Coordinators, with 10.8% aged 55-59.

Hours Worked

Coordinators work an average of 41.9 hours a week which is 1 hours higher than the average for all occupations.

Education Level

The majority of Coordinators have a Bachelor Degree qualification (28.2%) or are at a Post Graduate/ Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate level (26.9%). 87.5% of people have a Cert III or higher, whilst 12.5% have a qualification which is Year 12 or lower.

Coordinator Duties & Tasks

  • Research and write policy and procedures
  • organise rotas and inductions to new staff
  • Manage budgets, records and resources
  • Maintaining records and other administrative duties
  • Organising appropriate support and training to staff



*The information provided on this page is from the Department of Employment’s Job Outlook website. All salary ranges are from Payscale. Where jobs are not exact matches, job areas have been used. This information is to be used as a guide only.