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Employment Outlook

Mobile Assistant

A Mobile Assistant must be flexible, to assist in the learning of others, in various locations. This could be in a company’s office, in various schools, or in community centres for example.


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Employment Levels

There are currently around 128,400 people employed in the job area that is most similar to Mobile Assistants, within Australia. This is set to increase to around 150,000 people by 2018.

Employment by State

The largest proportion of Mobile Assistants are in New South Wales, with 32.4%. The fewest number of Mobile Assistants are found in Tasmania, with only 1.4%.

Gender Split

This is an extremely female dominated industry with 95.2% of Mobile Assistants being women and only 4.8% male.

Age Brackets

The most popular age for people within this job is 25-34 years old, with 24.9%. However, a small percentage (10%) of people get into this career path younger, from 15-19 years old. Around 1.2% of people are still working in this job at 65 and over.

Hours Worked

Mobile Assistants work an average of 39.8 hours a week which is 1.3 hours less than the average for all occupations.

Education Level

The majority of workers employed in this profession have a Certificate III/IV qualification (34.7%) or Diploma level (26%). 71.5% have a Certificate III or higher, whilst 28.6% have a qualification which is Year 12 or lower.

Mobile Assistant Duties & Tasks

  • Assist during training programs
  • Track progress of participants learning
  • Administrative tasks



*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.