Spotlight on health, community, education as 2019 ends

As 2019 comes to a close the spotlight is on employment opportunities across the public sector, with near record-high job ad volumes in health, community services and education. Looking more broadly, job ads are down 8.4% nationally compared to last year, but the average advertised salary is up. Find out more on how the year is wrapping up in this month’s employment market snapshot.

-8.4%

Growth in job ads

More candidates

Change in candidate availability

More candidates per job ad on SEEK

$88,418

+2.1%

Compared to same month previous year

Source: SEEK Employment Trends October 2019 vs October 2018, seasonally adjusted