ANZSCO 899415

Tyre Fitters

EMPLOYED

6,600

PART-TIME SHARE

15%

FEMALE SHARE

1%

MEDIAN WEEKLY EARNINGS

N/A

MEDIAN AGE

32

ANNUAL EMPLOYMENT GROWTH

N/A

Tyre Fitters fit, repair and replace tyres on motor vehicles.

  • 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 Tyre Fitters All Occupations
    Share of workers who work full-time hours 78% 59%
    Average full-time hours worked per week 46 hours 44 hours

    Industries

    Tyre Fitters work in industries like:

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

    States and territories

    New South Wales

    25.6%

    Victoria

    19.3%

    Queensland

    25.9%

    South Australia

    8.7%

    Tasmania

    2.6%

    Northern Territory

    0.9%

    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 Tyre Fitters All Occupations
    Median age 32 years 40 years
    Female share of employment 1% 49%
    Source: ABS, 2021 Census of Population and Housing based on place of usual residence.
    Age Profile (% Share) All Occupations Tyre Fitters
    15–19 5.2 8.8
    20–24 9.1 17.0
    25–34 22.7 31.1
    35–44 22.3 20.2
    45–54 20.4 13.5
    55–59 8.8 5.1
    60–64 6.5 2.9
    65 and Over 4.9 1.3

    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 Tyre Fitters
    Post Graduate/Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate 12.2 0.3
    Bachelor degree 23.2 1.6
    Advanced Diploma/Diploma 11.1 2.1
    Certificate III/IV 19.5 24.2
    Year 12 15.9 21.9
    Year 11 4.0 10.3
    Year 10 and below 9.7 32.7
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