ANZSCO 452322

Sports Umpires

EMPLOYED

4,900

PART-TIME SHARE

71%

FEMALE SHARE

28%

MEDIAN WEEKLY EARNINGS

N/A

MEDIAN AGE

16

ANNUAL EMPLOYMENT GROWTH

N/A

Sports Umpires officiate at sporting events, such as netball, hockey, football, basketball, cricket, boxing and wrestling matches, by interpreting and enforcing match rules.

  • Officiates at sporting events to enforce rules
  • Co-ordinates and directs sporting activities, and liaises with other officials to interpret and enforce rules and regulations relating to sport
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    Hours worked

    Source: ABS, 2021 Census of Population and Housing based on place of usual residence.
    Hours worked Sports Umpires All Occupations
    Share of workers who work full-time hours 1% 59%
    Average full-time hours worked per week 34 hours 44 hours

    Industries

    Sports Umpires work in industries like:

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

    States and territories

    New South Wales

    14.6%

    Victoria

    35.2%

    Queensland

    13.7%

    South Australia

    9.4%

    Tasmania

    2.8%

    Northern Territory

    0.8%

    Australian Capital Territory

    3.3%

    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 Sports Umpires All Occupations
    Median age 16 years 40 years
    Female share of employment 28% 49%
    Source: ABS, 2021 Census of Population and Housing based on place of usual residence.
    Age Profile (% Share) All Occupations Sports Umpires
    15–19 5.2 86.0
    20–24 9.1 8.3
    25–34 22.7 1.9
    35–44 22.3 1.2
    45–54 20.4 1.0
    55–59 8.8 0.6
    60–64 6.5 0.5
    65 and Over 4.9 0.7

    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 Sports Umpires
    Post Graduate/Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate 12.2 0.7
    Bachelor degree 23.2 2.4
    Advanced Diploma/Diploma 11.1 1.4
    Certificate III/IV 19.5 3.7
    Year 12 15.9 16.5
    Year 11 4.0 17.1
    Year 10 and below 9.7 57.2
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