ANZSCO 899411

Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories Fitters (General)

EMPLOYED

2,700

PART-TIME SHARE

15%

FEMALE SHARE

4%

MEDIAN WEEKLY EARNINGS

N/A

MEDIAN AGE

37

ANNUAL EMPLOYMENT GROWTH

N/A

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

  • Removes old and damaged parts and cleans surrounding areas on vehicles
  • Fits batteries and installs accessories such as sun roofs, stereos and alarms
  • Inspects, removes and repairs muffler mountings, and fits new mufflers, extractors and exhaust pipes
  • Removes radiators from vehicles and cleans and repairs them
  • Installs new or repaired radiators into vehicles and repairs and replaces other units in the cooling system such as thermostats, head gaskets and water pumps
  • Inspects tyres to determine which repair action to implement and repairs punctures in tubes and tubeless tyres
  • Operates air driven equipment to remove and refit tyres and tubes on vehicles
  • Balances wheels and tyres using static and electronic equipment
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    Hours worked

    Source: ABS, 2021 Census of Population and Housing based on place of usual residence.
    Hours worked Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories Fitters (General) All Occupations
    Share of workers who work full-time hours 79% 59%
    Average full-time hours worked per week 41 hours 44 hours

    Industries

    Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories Fitters (General) work in industries like:

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

    States and territories

    New South Wales

    25.1%

    Victoria

    21.9%

    Queensland

    28.9%

    South Australia

    7.3%

    Tasmania

    2.0%

    Northern Territory

    1.4%

    Australian Capital Territory

    1.0%

    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 Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories Fitters (General) All Occupations
    Median age 37 years 40 years
    Female share of employment 4% 49%
    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 (General)
    15–19 5.2 3.6
    20–24 9.1 12.8
    25–34 22.7 25.5
    35–44 22.3 23.4
    45–54 20.4 22.2
    55–59 8.8 6.0
    60–64 6.5 4.5
    65 and Over 4.9 2.5

    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 Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories Fitters (General)
    Post Graduate/Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate 12.2 0.6
    Bachelor degree 23.2 3.0
    Advanced Diploma/Diploma 11.1 5.0
    Certificate III/IV 19.5 41.1
    Year 12 15.9 21.1
    Year 11 4.0 6.7
    Year 10 and below 9.7 19.1
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