ANZSCO 2121

Artistic Directors, Media Producers and Presenters

EMPLOYED

13,500

PART-TIME SHARE

25%

FEMALE SHARE

36%

MEDIAN WEEKLY EARNINGS

$1,866

MEDIAN AGE

45

ANNUAL EMPLOYMENT GROWTH

300

Artistic Directors, and Media Producers and Presenters plan, administer and review activities concerned with producing artistic media, determine artistic policies for performing arts organisations, prepare and present news, sports and other information, and conduct interviews and introduce music, performances and special events on radio and television.

  • Managing artistic and media productions to meet quality, cost and timing specifications
  • Formulating and developing organisations' artistic policies and selecting and planning organisations' artistic programs
  • Hiring and managing artistic staff
  • Controlling the use of media production facilities such as studios and editing equipment, stage and film equipment and rehearsal time
  • Directing the formulation of media production strategies, policies and plans
  • Introducing programs, music, entertainment items, guests and celebrities
  • Preparing and reading news bulletins, making special announcements and providing commentary for sports and other events
  • Presenting opinions on sports, politics, and social and economic matters
  • Researching, investigating and compiling stories and programs
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    Earnings and Hours

    Weekly Earnings (Before Tax)
    Source: Share of workers who work full-time hours: ABS, Labour Force Survey, 2023, four-quarter average, customised report.
    Average full-time hours worked per week: ABS, 2021 Census of Population and Housing based on place of usual residence.
    Median full-time earnings per week and Median hourly earnings: ABS, Survey of Employee Earnings and Hours, May 2023, customised report.
    Earnings and Hours Artistic Directors, Media Producers and Presenters All Occupations
    Share of workers who work full-time hours 75% 70%
    Average full-time hours worked per week 46 hours 44 hours
    Median full-time earnings per week $1,866 $1,697
    Median hourly earnings $47 $43

    Industries

    Artistic Directors, Media Producers and Presenters work in industries like:

    Source: Ranked using ABS, Labour Force Survey, 2023, four-quarter average data, custom report.
    Note: industries that comprise less than 5% of an occupation have been suppressed.

    States and territories

    New South Wales

    56.8%

    Victoria

    16.2%

    Queensland

    12.1%

    South Australia

    5.9%

    Tasmania

    0.9%

    Northern Territory

    0.8%

    Australian Capital Territory

    1.8%

    Source: ABS Labour Force Survey, Detailed, May 2024, Jobs and Skills Australia trend data.

    Age and gender

    Age and Gender Profile
    Source: ABS, Labour Force Survey, 2023, four-quarter average, customised report.
    Age and Gender Artistic Directors, Media Producers and Presenters All Occupations
    Median age 45 years 39 years
    Female share of employment 36% 48%
    Source: ABS, 2021 Census of Population and Housing based on place of usual residence.
    Age Profile (% Share) All Occupations Artistic Directors, Media Producers and Presenters
    15–19 5.2 0.6
    20–24 9.1 5.5
    25–34 22.7 27.1
    35–44 22.3 28.7
    45–54 20.4 22.2
    55–59 8.8 7.4
    60–64 6.5 4.4
    65 and Over 4.9 4.2

    Education

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    Source: ABS, 2021 Census of Population and Housing based on place of usual residence.
    Highest Level of Educational Attainment (% Share) All Occupations Artistic Directors, Media Producers and Presenters
    Post Graduate/Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate 12.2 11.2
    Bachelor degree 23.2 45.0
    Advanced Diploma/Diploma 11.1 12.8
    Certificate III/IV 19.5 5.5
    Year 12 15.9 17.1
    Year 11 4.0 2.1
    Year 10 and below 9.7 2.6

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    Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations (ANZSCO) is the skill-based classification system used to categorise occupations in the Australian and New Zealand labour markets. ANZSCO provides a basis for the standardised collection, analysis and dissemination of occupation data. Visit the ABS website to learn how ANZSCO works. Jobs and Skills Australia displays data for occupations that are defined by ANZSCO 2013 Version 1.3.