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There are currently 132 600 people employed as Office Managers in Australia. According to the Department of Employment over the next 5 years (up until the year 2018) there will be more than 3 000 additional job openings within this profession. The demand is expected to be high.
Employment by State
The majority of Office Managers are employed within NSW. There are a higher proportion of Office Managers in VIC and QLD than the average for all occupations, while the population in SA, TAS, NT and ACT is close to the national average.
This is a female dominated industry. 84.1% of Office Managers with Human Resources responsibilities, such as Recruitment and new employee induction are female and 15.9% are male.
The median age for Office Managers with Human Resources responsibilities, such as Recruitment and new employee induction is 40 years. The average age of Office Managers matches the average age for all occupations.
Office Managers with Human Resources responsibilities, such as Recruitment and new employee induction work an average of 36.6 hours a week. This is 3.5 hours less per week than the average for all occupations.
The majority of workers employed in this profession have at least a Year 10 qualification. 26.3% of Office Managers with Human Resources responsibilities, such as Recruitment and new employee induction have a qualification that is Certificate III or higher while 58.5% have a qualification that is Year 12 or lower.
Office Manager with Human Resources responsibilities Duties & Tasks
- Sort and distribute incoming mail
- Write business letters, reports and business memoranda using word processing software
- Induct new employees into working life and practice
- Operate a range of office machines, like photocopiers and printers
- Answer telephone enquiries from both customers and company members
*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.
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