ANZSCO 452315

Swimming Coaches and Instructors

EMPLOYED

12,000

PART-TIME SHARE

63%

FEMALE SHARE

75%

MEDIAN WEEKLY EARNINGS

N/A

MEDIAN AGE

22

ANNUAL EMPLOYMENT GROWTH

N/A

Swimming Coaches or Instructors coach, train and instruct participants in swimming by analysing their performances and developing their abilities.

  • Coaches, trains and instructs swimmers by analysing performances and developing abilities
  • Plans and directs strategies, develops play patterns and analyses game progress
  • Motivates swimmers and supervises practice sessions
  • Recruits swimmers and other coaching staff/instructors
  • Arranges entries into swim competitions
  • Promotes sports and skills development as well as overseeing the participation of young people in swimming
  • Officiates at sporting events to enforce rules and regulations, liaising with other officials when necessary
  • Co-ordinates and directs swimming activities
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    Hours worked

    Source: ABS, 2021 Census of Population and Housing based on place of usual residence.
    Hours worked Swimming Coaches and Instructors All Occupations
    Share of workers who work full-time hours 6% 59%
    Average full-time hours worked per week 41 hours 44 hours

    Industries

    Swimming Coaches and Instructors work in industries like:

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

    States and territories

    New South Wales

    25.9%

    Victoria

    30.4%

    Queensland

    17.9%

    South Australia

    7.1%

    Tasmania

    1.8%

    Northern Territory

    0.3%

    Australian Capital Territory

    3.2%

    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 Swimming Coaches and Instructors All Occupations
    Median age 22 years 40 years
    Female share of employment 75% 49%
    Source: ABS, 2021 Census of Population and Housing based on place of usual residence.
    Age Profile (% Share) All Occupations Swimming Coaches and Instructors
    15–19 5.2 28.2
    20–24 9.1 28.9
    25–34 22.7 11.4
    35–44 22.3 11.0
    45–54 20.4 10.9
    55–59 8.8 4.4
    60–64 6.5 2.9
    65 and Over 4.9 2.3

    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 Swimming Coaches and Instructors
    Post Graduate/Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate 12.2 3.0
    Bachelor degree 23.2 12.4
    Advanced Diploma/Diploma 11.1 7.9
    Certificate III/IV 19.5 12.8
    Year 12 15.9 42.8
    Year 11 4.0 7.7
    Year 10 and below 9.7 6.8
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