ANZSCO 8994

Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories Fitters

EMPLOYED

14,300

PART-TIME SHARE

6%

FEMALE SHARE

2%

MEDIAN WEEKLY EARNINGS

$1,294

MEDIAN AGE

35

ANNUAL EMPLOYMENT GROWTH

800

Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories Fitters fit and replace parts and accessories on motor vehicles.

  • Removing old and damaged parts and cleaning surrounding areas on vehicles
  • Fitting batteries and installing accessories such as sun roofs, stereos and alarms
  • Removing damaged glass, trimming strips and rubber seals from window frames and mountings on motor vehicles, positioning new windscreens and glass windows on frames and attaching and sealing them
  • Inspecting, removing and repairing muffler mountings, and fitting new mufflers, extractors and exhaust pipes
  • Removing radiators from vehicles and cleaning and repairing them
  • Installing new or repaired radiators into vehicles and repairing and replacing other units in the cooling system such as thermostats, head gaskets and water pumps
  • Inspecting tyres to determine which repair action to implement and repairing punctures in tubes and tubeless tyres
  • Operating air driven equipment to remove and refit tyres and tubes on vehicles
  • Balancing wheels and tyres using static and electronic equipment
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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 Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories Fitters All Occupations
    Share of workers who work full-time hours 94% 70%
    Average full-time hours worked per week 44 hours 44 hours
    Median full-time earnings per week $1,294 $1,697
    Median hourly earnings $33 $43

    Industries

    Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories Fitters work in industries like:

    Source: Ranked using ABS, Labour Force Survey, 2023, four-quarter average data, custom report.

    States and territories

    New South Wales

    21.3%

    Victoria

    17.9%

    Queensland

    30.3%

    South Australia

    8.2%

    Tasmania

    1.9%

    Northern Territory

    1.8%

    Australian Capital Territory

    0.8%

    Source: ABS Labour Force Survey, Detailed, February 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 Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories Fitters All Occupations
    Median age 35 years 39 years
    Female share of employment 2% 48%
    Source: ABS, 2021 Census of Population and Housing based on place of usual residence.
    Age Profile (% Share) All Occupations Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories Fitters
    15–19 5.2 6.4
    20–24 9.1 14.6
    25–34 22.7 28.1
    35–44 22.3 21.4
    45–54 20.4 17.4
    55–59 8.8 6.2
    60–64 6.5 4.0
    65 and Over 4.9 1.9

    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 Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories Fitters
    Post Graduate/Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate 12.2 0.5
    Bachelor degree 23.2 1.9
    Advanced Diploma/Diploma 11.1 3.0
    Certificate III/IV 19.5 30.9
    Year 12 15.9 21.3
    Year 11 4.0 9.0
    Year 10 and below 9.7 28.0
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