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.


Growth in job ads

More candidates

Change in candidate availability

More candidates per job ad on SEEK



Compared to same month previous year

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