ANZSCO 141911

Bed and Breakfast Operators

EMPLOYED

1,600

PART-TIME SHARE

63%

FEMALE SHARE

69%

MEDIAN WEEKLY EARNINGS

N/A

MEDIAN AGE

61

ANNUAL EMPLOYMENT GROWTH

N/A

Bed and Breakfast Operators organise and control the operations of bed and breakfasts to provide a short term, highly personalised accommodation and leisure services for guests including breakfast. They ensure that guests' needs, wants and comfort are satisfied during their stay.

  • Oversees reservation, reception and housekeeping activities
  • Plans, directs and co-ordinates the organisation, it's administration and the operation of the establishment
  • Oversees accounting and purchasing activities
  • Ensures compliance with occupational health and safety regulations
  • May provide guests with local tourism information, and arrange tours and transportation
  • Keeps appropriate records
  • Exercises public relations and marketing responsibilities
  • Assesses and reviews customer satisfaction and handles guest complaints
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    Hours worked

    Source: ABS, 2021 Census of Population and Housing based on place of usual residence.
    Hours worked Bed and Breakfast Operators All Occupations
    Share of workers who work full-time hours 21% 59%
    Average full-time hours worked per week 50 hours 44 hours

    Industries

    Bed and Breakfast Operators work in industries like:

    Source: ABS, 2021 Census of Population and Housing based on place of usual residence.

    States and territories

    New South Wales

    24.4%

    Victoria

    21.8%

    Queensland

    19.2%

    South Australia

    10.3%

    Tasmania

    9.5%

    Northern Territory

    0.9%

    Australian Capital Territory

    0.2%

    Source: ABS, 2021 Census of Population and Housing based on place of usual residence.

    Age and gender

    Age and Gender Profile
    Source: ABS, 2021 Census of Population and Housing based on place of usual residence.
    Age and Gender Bed and Breakfast Operators All Occupations
    Median age 61 years 40 years
    Female share of employment 69% 49%
    Source: ABS, 2021 Census of Population and Housing based on place of usual residence.
    Age Profile (% Share) All Occupations Bed and Breakfast Operators
    15–19 5.2 0.3
    20–24 9.1 0.4
    25–34 22.7 3.8
    35–44 22.3 9.8
    45–54 20.4 16.7
    55–59 8.8 15.4
    60–64 6.5 17.8
    65 and Over 4.9 35.1

    Education

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    Source: ABS, 2021 Census of Population and Housing based on place of usual residence. Highest qualification completed by workers in this job (in any field of study).
    Qualifications needed by new workers might be different from the qualifications of workers already in the job.
    Note: the sum of the educational attainment categories may not add up to 100% due to the exclusion of non-descriptive categories such as not stated responses.
    Highest Level of Educational Attainment (% Share) All Occupations Bed and Breakfast Operators
    Post Graduate/Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate 12.2 11.1
    Bachelor degree 23.2 22.6
    Advanced Diploma/Diploma 11.1 18.4
    Certificate III/IV 19.5 14.3
    Year 12 15.9 10.9
    Year 11 4.0 4.7
    Year 10 and below 9.7 10.5
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