We know that life isn't about money. But a career that you enjoy and
that earns you a nice hefty pay packet at the same time is something a
lot of us strive for. It's the best of both worlds. And it is possible
to have both.
Here is a line-up of Australia's highest paid career areas and what
qualification you need to land a lucrative job in them.
The industry that deals directly with finance and its various
transactions is well placed to make it onto the list, and here it is
at fifth place. Jobs in the financial services sector that tend to pay
well are analyst, investment advisor, data scientist and financial advisor.
here for TAFE NSW finance courses
The property boom may have its ups and downs but the real estate
sector is still home to a lot of very generously paid jobs. These can
include property manager, underwriter and real estate attorney.
here for TAFE NSW real estate courses
Our construction boom continues at a feverish pace, placing the
industry at number three on our list. And in NSW this is an industry
with some serious skills
shortages, meaning employment prospects in this area are pretty
good to begin with. Some construction jobs with attractive salaries
include builder, construction manager, estimator and project manager.
here for TAFE NSW construction courses
It's little surprise that IT comes in at number two on our list. In
this digital age, information technology controls more aspects of our
lives than ever before, at work, at home and at play. Generously
renumerated jobs within the IT industry include database developer,
business analyst, IT support technician and web developer.
here for TAFE NSW IT courses
Coming in at number one is the mining sector, and really, is this any
surprise to anyone? Not only do we have an ongoing minerals and
resources boom, but this is an industry that often has difficulty
attracting employees because of difficult working conditions such as
long hours, confinement and geographic isolation. The result –
generous remuneration packages that can often exceed $120,000 per
year. Some mining jobs with great salaries include work health &
safety officer, high risk work trainer & assessor and recruitment coordinator.
here for TAFE NSW mining courses