Betting Agency Managers
Betting Agency Managers manage branches of betting agencies.
Promotes and advertises the establishment's services.
Sells services to customers and advises them on service options.
Maintains records of transactions.
Undertakes budgeting for the establishment.
Controls selection, training and supervision of staff.
Ensures compliance with occupational health and safety regulations.
Vocational Education and Training (VET)
Informal or on-the-job
JSA produces employment projections to show where likely future job opportunities may be. Employment projections data are only produced for occupations at the broad four digit Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations (ANZSCO) level. While data are not available for this occupation, projections data are available for the parent occupation, Retail Managers, under the outlook section.
Earnings and hours
Around 51% of people employed as Betting Agency Managers work full-time hours, in all their jobs combined. This is 15 percentage points below the all jobs average (66%).
Full-time workers work an average of 45 hours per week in their main job. This is similar to the all jobs average (44 hours per week).
Sources:Full-time share and full-time hours: ABS, 2016 Census, customised report. Compared to the all jobs average.
Employment across Australia
Employment by State and Territory (% Share)
|State||Betting Agency Managers||All Jobs Average|
Around 74% of Betting Agency Managers live in capital cities, compared with the all jobs average of 62%.
Western Australia and Victoria have a large share of employment relative to their population size.
Source: Based on ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Share of workers across Australian states, territories and regions, in this job compared to the all jobs average.
Age and gender
The median age of Betting Agency Managers is 53 years. This is higher than the all jobs average of 40 years.
A large share of workers are aged 45 to 54 years.
Females make up 56% of the workforce. This is 8 percentage points above the all jobs average of 48%.
Source: Based on ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Age profile and gender share compared to the all jobs average.
Age Profile (% Share)
|Age Bracket||Betting Agency Managers||All Jobs Average|
|65 and Over||15.3||4.2|
Source: Based on ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Age profile of workers in this job compared to the all jobs average.
Education, training and experience
Managerial experience or experience in a related role is needed to work as a Betting Agency Manager. Some workers also have formal qualifications.
- My Skills to compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes.
- AAPathways website to explore Retail Services VET training pathways.
Highest Level of Education (% Share)
|Type of Qualification||Betting Agency Managers||All Jobs Average|
|Post Graduate/Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate||1.4||10.1|
|Year 10 and below||30.5||12.5|
Source: ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. 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.
Skills and Knowledge
Employers look for Retail Managers who provide good customer service, have strong people skills, are organised and well presented. Employers also value responsible and trustworthy managers.
Skills can be improved through training or experience.
59%Coordination with others
Being adaptable and coordinating work with other people.
Keeping track of how well work is progressing so you can make changes or improvements.
Thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem.
Talking to others.
Managing your own and other peoples' time to get work done.
Reading work related information.
Listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions.
55%Judgment and decision making
Figuring out the pros and cons of different options and choosing the best one.
55%Management of personnel resources
Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, and choosing the best people for the job.
Looking for ways to help people.
Understanding why people react the way they do.
Teaching people how to do something.
Talking people into changing their minds or their behaviour.
Writing things for co-workers or customers.
Being able to use what you have learnt to solve problems now and again in the future.
Figuring out the best way to teach or learn something new.
Bringing people together and trying to sort out their differences.
46%Complex problem solving
Noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it.
Using maths to solve problems.
Figuring out how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect it.
These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.
78%Customer and personal service
Understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.
72%Administration and management
Business principles involved in strategic planning, leadership, and coordinating people and resources.
62%Computers and electronics
Circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
61%Education and training
Curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
Word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office work.
Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.
English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
54%Personnel and human resources
Recruiting and training people, managing pay and other entitlements (like sick leave), and negotiating pay and conditions.
Human behaviour; differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; research methods; assessing and treating disorders.
51%Economics and accounting
Economics and accounting, the financial markets, banking and checking and reporting of financial data.
51%Sales and marketing
Showing, promoting, and selling including marketing strategy, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.
46%Law and government
How our laws and courts work. Government rules and regulations, and the political system.
45%Public safety and security
Use of equipment, rules and ideas to protect people, data, property, and institutions.
41%Production and processing
Raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and ways of making and distributing goods.
38%Communications and media
Media production, communication, and dissemination. Includes written, spoken, and visual media.
Machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
30%Sociology and anthropology
Group behaviour and dynamics, societal trends and influences, human migrations, ethnicity, cultures and their history and origins.
Transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems.
26%Engineering and technology
Use engineering, science and technology to design and produce goods and services.
Foreign (non-English) language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition and grammar, and pronunciation.
Workers use these physical and mental abilities..
Use general rules to find answers or solve problems logically.
Listen to and understand what people say.
Communicate by speaking.
See details that are far away.
Use lots of detailed information to come up with answers or make general rules.
Notice when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong, even if you can't solve the problem.
Identify and understand the speech of another person.
Read and understand written information.
Pay attention to something without being distracted.
Speak clearly so others can understand you.
52%Sorting or ordering
Order or arrange things in a pattern or sequence (e.g., numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
Write in a way that people can understand.
See details that are up-close (within a few feet).
Come up with different ways of grouping things.
46%Flexibility of closure
See a pattern (a figure, object, word, or sound) hidden in other distracting material.
46%Working with numbers
Add, subtract, multiply, or divide.
Choose the right maths method or formula to solve a problem.
Do two or more things at the same time.
Use your eyes to quickly compare groups of letters, numbers, pictures, or other things.
43%Speed of recognition
Quickly make sense of and organize things you can see like letters, numbers, pictures, or other things.
These are kinds of activities workers regularly do in this job.
72%Guiding and directing staff
Guiding and directing staff, including setting and monitoring performance standards.
71%Scheduling work and activities
Working out the timing of events, programs, and activities, as well as the work of others.
69%Negotiating and resolving conflicts
Handling complaints and disagreements, and negotiating with people.
69%Coaching and developing others
Working out the needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or helping them to improve.
69%Planning and prioritising work
Deciding on goals and putting together a detailed plan to get the work done.
69%Communicating within a team
Giving information to co-workers by telephone, in writing, or in person.
68%Making decisions and solving problems
Using information to work out the best solution and solve problems.
67%Working with the public
Greeting or serving customers, clients or guests, and public speaking or performing.
67%Building good relationships
Building good working relationships and keeping them over time.
65%Checking compliance with standards
Deciding whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.
64%Coordinating the work of a team
Getting members of a group to work together to finish a task.
63%Monitoring people, processes and things
Checking objects, actions, or events, and keeping an eye out for problems.
62%Managing payments and orders
Monitoring and controlling resources and the spending of money.
60%Training and teaching others
Understanding the needs of others, developing training programs, and teaching or instructing.
60%Leading and encouraging a team
Encouraging and building trust, respect, and cooperation among team members.
60%Looking for changes over time
Comparing objects, actions, or events. Looking for differences between them or changes over time.
59%Researching and investigating
Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.
59%Assessing and evaluating things
Working out the value, importance, or quality of things, services or people.
59%Working with computers
Using computers to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.
56%Documenting or recording information
Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.
Interests and demands
Learn about the daily activities, and physical and social demands faced by workers. Explore the values and work styles that workers rate as most important.
Interests are the style or type of work we prefer to do. All interest areas are shown below.
Starting up and carrying out projects. Leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes require risk taking and often deal with business.
Following set procedures and routines. Working with numbers and details more than with ideas, usually following rules.
Practical, hands-on work. Often with plants and animals, or materials like wood, tools, and machinery.
Working with people. Helping or providing service to others.
Ideas and thinking. Searching for facts and figuring out problems in your head.
Working with forms, designs and patterns. Often need self-expression and can be done without following rules.
Work alone and make decisions. Workers are able to try out their own ideas, make decisions on their own, and work with little or no supervision.
Serve and work with others. Workers usually get along well with each other, do things to help other people, and are rarely pressured to do things that go against their sense of right and wrong.
Job security and good working conditions. There is usually a steady flow of interesting work, and the pay and conditions are generally good.
Results oriented. Workers are able to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment.
Supportive management that stands behind employees. Workers are treated fairly by their company, they are supported by management, and have supervisors who train them well.
Advancement and the potential to lead. Workers are recognised for the work that they do, they may give directions and instructions to others, and they are looked up to in their company and their community.
100%Indoors, heat controlled
Work indoors with access to heating or cooling.
Talk with people face-to-face.
99%Frequent decision making
Frequently make decisions that impact other people.
Use electronic mail.
Talk on the telephone.
93%Freedom to make decisions
Have freedom to make decision on your own.
Work with people in a group or team.
92%Contact with people
Have contact with people by telephone, face-to-face, or any other way.
91%Responsible for outcomes
Take responsibility for the results of other people's work.
90%Impact of decisions
Make decisions that have a large impact on other people.
Have freedom to decide on tasks, priorities, and goals.
88%Lead or coordinate a team
Lead others to do work activities.
88%Being exact or accurate
Be very exact or highly accurate.
Deal with conflict or disagreements.
87%Contact with the public
Work with customers or the public.
83%Angry or unpleasant people
Deal with unpleasant, angry, or rude people.
Work to strict deadlines.
80%Physically close to people
Work physically close to other people.
80%Letters and memos
Write letters and memos.
78%Health and safety of others
Take responsibility for the health and safety of others.
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