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Employment Outlook

E-Learning Facilitator

An E-Learning Facilitator is a varied role which plans, organises and delivers training via the Internet. It works with clients to help them develop their skills and track their progress. Although training can be loaded onto a system, an E-Learning Facilitator should also be available to answer any questions and make sure everything runs smoothly, from start to finish.


Average wage for

Employment Levels

Around 30,100 people are currently employed as E-Learning Facilitators in Australia. This is set to increase slightly to 31,100 people by 2019, according to the Department of Employment.

Employment by State

36.5% of all E-Learning Facilitators are employed in NSW. The area with the lowest number of E-Learning Facilitators is NT, with only 1.2%.

Gender Split

This is an evenly split industry with 48% of E-Learning Facilitators being male and 52.1% female.

Age Brackets

The most popular age for people working as E-Learning Facilitators is 45-54 years old, with 30.5%. A small percentage (5.5%) of people get into this career path older, aged 65 and over. There is also a number of people who enjoy a career as E-Learning Facilitators, with 12.4% aged 60-64.

Hours Worked

E-Learning Facilitators work an average of 40 hours a week which is 0.9 hours lower than the average for all occupations.

Education Level

The majority of E-Learning Facilitators have a Post Graduate/ Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate qualification (27.8%) or are at a Advanced Diploma/Diploma level (27.5%). 99.9% of people have a Cert III or higher, whilst 0.1% have a qualification which is Year 12 or lower.

E-Learning Facilitator Duties & Tasks

  • Organise enrolment and documentation
  • Track progress of participants learning
  • Communication with participants, providing help and advice
  • Encourage peer-to-peer collaboration
  • Use feedback to improve learning going forward



*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.