Licensed Club Managers

ANZSCO ID 1414

Overview

Snapshot

Employed
9,500
Future Growth
-1.7%
Weekly Earnings
$1,730
Full-Time Share
83%
Female Share
43%
Average age
42

Summary

Licensed Club Managers organise and control the operations of licensed clubs to provide food, beverages, gaming, entertainment, sporting and other amenities for members.

Also known as: Club Licensee.

Specialisations: Gaming Manager, Nightclub Manager.

Industry and management experience is usually needed to work as a Licensed Club Manager. Some workers have a Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualification in hospitality or business management.

Tasks

  • planning and supervising bar, restaurant and function services

  • planning, booking and supervising sporting, gaming and entertainment activities

  • supervising security arrangements and property maintenance

  • arranging member subscriptions

  • observing liquor, gaming, health and other laws and regulations

  • ensuring compliance with occupational health and safety regulations

  • compiling and organising distribution of newsletters and other information to keep members informed of forthcoming events and facilities available

  • assessing and reviewing member satisfaction and preferences

  • liaising with community groups sponsored and assisted by the club

  • selecting, training and supervising staff

Characteristics

Job Type
Managers
Skill Level
High skill
ANZSCO Occupation group
Unemployment Rate
Below average
Industries
Pathway(s)
  • Vocational Education and Training (VET)
  • Informal or on-the-job
Interests
  • Administrative
  • Enterprising
Physical Demand
  • Sedentary

Outlook

Employment Outlook

The NSC produces employment projections to show where likely future job opportunities may be. The latest data are for the five years from November 2021 to November 2026. Over this period, the number of workers in this occupation is likely to remain stable.

Source: National Skills Commission Employment Projections to 2026.

Notes: The number employed includes people who work in this occupation as their main job. People who work in more than one job are counted against the occupation they work the most hours in.

Employment projections figures are rounded to the nearest 100. Calculations based on these rounded figures may result in differences to the numbers that are displayed on this page. Employment projections data (including occupations) can be downloaded from the Employment Projections page.

Projected Change
-1.7%
(or -100 jobs)
From
5,500
in 2021
To
5,400
in 2026

Number of Workers

Source: ABS Labour Force Survey, ABS seasonally adjusted data to November 2021 and National Skills Commission Employment Projections to 2026.
Year Employment
2011 8,500
2012 9,400
2013 5,300
2014 7,900
2015 7,600
2016 3,100
2017 9,500
2018 4,300
2019 6,900
2020 6,800
2021 5,500
2026 5,400

Source: ABS Labour Force Survey, ABS seasonally adjusted data to November 2021 and National Skills Commission Employment Projections to 2026.


Earnings and hours

Working arrangements

  • Around 83% of people employed as Licensed Club Managers work full-time hours, in all their jobs combined. This is 17 percentage points above 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).

    More than a third of workers regularly work overtime or extra hours (either paid or unpaid).

    Median full-time earnings are $1,730 per week, this is higher than the all jobs median ($1,593):

    • 3 in 4 workers earn more than $1,375
    • 1 in 4 earn more than $1,826

    Median hourly earnings are $46, this is more than the all jobs median ($41 per hour).

    Sources: Full-time share and full-time hours: ABS, 2016 Census, customised report. Compared to the all jobs average. Overtime hours: ABS, Characteristics of Employment, 2021. Full-time median earnings and median hourly earnings: ABS, Survey of Employee Earnings and Hours, May 2021. Compared to all jobs median.

Weekly Earnings (Before Tax)

Source: Based on ABS Survey of Employee Earnings and Hours, May 2021, Customised Report. Median weekly total cash earnings for full-time non-managerial employees paid at the adult rate. Earnings are before tax and include amounts salary sacrificed. Earnings can vary greatly depending on the skills and experience of the worker and the demands of the role. These figures should be used as a guide only, not to determine a wage rate.
Earnings Licensed Club Managers All Jobs Average
Full-Time Earnings 1,730 1,593
Total Earnings 0 0

Source: Based on ABS Survey of Employee Earnings and Hours, May 2021, Customised Report. Median weekly total cash earnings for full-time non-managerial employees paid at the adult rate. Earnings are before tax and include amounts salary sacrificed. Earnings can vary greatly depending on the skills and experience of the worker and the demands of the role. These figures should be used as a guide only, not to determine a wage rate.


Industries

Main industries

1
Accommodation and Food Services
76.7%
2
Arts and Recreation Services
21.7%
3
Education and Training
1.7%

Regions

Employment across Australia

NSW

45.3% All occupations: 31.6%

VIC

16.8% All occupations: 25.6%

QLD

19.8% All occupations: 20.0%

SA

9.2% All occupations: 7.0%

WA

4.2% All occupations: 10.8%

TAS

1.0% All occupations: 2.0%

NT

0.9% All occupations: 1.0%

ACT

2.7% All occupations: 1.9%

Employment by State and Territory (% Share)

State Licensed Club Managers All Jobs Average
NSW 45.3 31.6
VIC 16.8 25.6
QLD 19.8 20.0
SA 9.2 7.0
WA 4.2 10.8
TAS 1.0 2.0
NT 0.9 1.0
ACT 2.7 1.9


  • Around 50% of Licensed Club Managers live outside of capital cities, compared with the all jobs average of 38%.

    New South Wales has a large share of employment relative to its population size.

    The regions with the largest share of workers are:

    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.


Worker profile

Age and gender

Age In Years
42
All Jobs Average is 40
Female Share
43%
All Jobs Average is 48%
  • The median age of Licensed Club Managers is 42 years. This is similar to the all jobs average of 40 years.

    A large share of workers are aged 25 to 34 years.

    Females make up 43% of the workforce. This is 5 percentage points below 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)

Source: Based on ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Age profile of workers in this job compared to the all jobs average.
Age Bracket Licensed Club Managers All Jobs Average
15-19 0.4 5.0
20-24 5.7 9.3
25-34 24.7 22.9
35-44 24.1 22.0
45-54 23.1 21.6
55-59 10.5 9.0
60-64 7.1 6.0
65 and Over 4.2 4.2
Median Age 42 40

Source: Based on ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Age profile of workers in this job compared to the all jobs average.


Employment Pathways

Education, training and experience

Industry and management experience is usually needed to work as a Licensed Club Manager. Some workers have a Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualification in hospitality or business management.

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  • My Skills to compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes.
  • AAPathways website to explore Tourism, Travel and Hospitality VET training pathways.

Highest Level of Education (% Share)

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.
Type of Qualification Licensed Club Managers All Jobs Average
Post Graduate/Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate 1.9 10.1
Bachelor degree 11.2 21.8
Advanced Diploma/Diploma 21.2 11.6
Certificate III/IV 20.5 21.1
Year 12 23.8 18.1
Year 11 6.2 4.8
Year 10 and below 15.1 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 Licensed Club Managers who provide good customer service, can communicate clearly and have strong people skills.

Skills

Skills can be improved through training or experience.

  • 59%

    Coordination with others

    Being adaptable and coordinating work with other people.

  • 59%

    Monitoring

    Keeping track of how well work is progressing so you can make changes or improvements.

  • 57%

    Critical thinking

    Thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem.

  • 57%

    Speaking

    Talking to others.

  • 57%

    Time management

    Managing your own and other peoples' time to get work done.

  • 57%

    Reading comprehension

    Reading work related information.

  • 55%

    Active listening

    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.

  • 54%

    Serving others

    Looking for ways to help people.

  • 54%

    Social perceptiveness

    Understanding why people react the way they do.

  • 54%

    Instructing

    Teaching people how to do something.

  • 54%

    Persuasion

    Talking people into changing their minds or their behaviour.

  • 54%

    Writing

    Writing things for co-workers or customers.

  • 52%

    Active learning

    Being able to use what you have learnt to solve problems now and again in the future.

  • 52%

    Learning strategies

    Figuring out the best way to teach or learn something new.

  • 50%

    Negotiation

    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.

  • 45%

    Mathematics

    Using maths to solve problems.

  • 45%

    Systems analysis

    Figuring out how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect it.


Knowledge

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.

  • 58%

    Clerical

    Word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office work.

  • 57%

    Mathematics

    Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

  • 55%

    English language

    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.

  • 53%

    Psychology

    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.

  • 33%

    Mechanical

    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.

  • 27%

    Telecommunications

    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.

  • 22%

    Foreign language

    Foreign (non-English) language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition and grammar, and pronunciation.


Abilities

Workers use these physical and mental abilities..

  • 57%

    Deductive reasoning

    Use general rules to find answers or solve problems logically.

  • 57%

    Oral comprehension

    Listen to and understand what people say.

  • 57%

    Oral expression

    Communicate by speaking.

  • 57%

    Far vision

    See details that are far away.

  • 55%

    Inductive reasoning

    Use lots of detailed information to come up with answers or make general rules.

  • 55%

    Problem spotting

    Notice when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong, even if you can't solve the problem.

  • 55%

    Speech recognition

    Identify and understand the speech of another person.

  • 55%

    Written comprehension

    Read and understand written information.

  • 54%

    Selective attention

    Pay attention to something without being distracted.

  • 52%

    Speech clarity

    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).

  • 52%

    Written expression

    Write in a way that people can understand.

  • 48%

    Near vision

    See details that are up-close (within a few feet).

  • 46%

    Categorising

    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.

  • 45%

    Mathematics

    Choose the right maths method or formula to solve a problem.

  • 45%

    Multitasking

    Do two or more things at the same time.

  • 45%

    Perceptual speed

    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.


Activities

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

Interests are the style or type of work we prefer to do. All interest areas are shown below.

  • 100%

    Enterprising

    Starting up and carrying out projects. Leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes require risk taking and often deal with business.

  • 71%

    Administrative

    Following set procedures and routines. Working with numbers and details more than with ideas, usually following rules.

  • 48%

    Practical

    Practical, hands-on work. Often with plants and animals, or materials like wood, tools, and machinery.

  • 43%

    Helping

    Working with people. Helping or providing service to others.

  • 29%

    Analytical

    Ideas and thinking. Searching for facts and figuring out problems in your head.

  • 24%

    Creative

    Working with forms, designs and patterns. Often need self-expression and can be done without following rules.


Values

Work values are important to a person’s feeling of satisfaction. All six values are shown below.
  • 86%

    Independence

    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.

  • 86%

    Relationships

    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.

  • 74%

    Working conditions

    Job security and good working conditions. There is usually a steady flow of interesting work, and the pay and conditions are generally good.

  • 71%

    Achievement

    Results oriented. Workers are able to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment.

  • 71%

    Support

    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.

  • 62%

    Recognition

    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.


Demands

The physical and social demands that workers face most often are shown below:
  • 100%

    Indoors, heat controlled

    Work indoors with access to heating or cooling.

  • 99%

    Face-to-face discussions

    Talk with people face-to-face.

  • 99%

    Frequent decision making

    Frequently make decisions that impact other people.

  • 98%

    Electronic mail

    Use electronic mail.

  • 94%

    Telephone

    Talk on the telephone.

  • 93%

    Freedom to make decisions

    Have freedom to make decision on your own.

  • 92%

    Teamwork

    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.

  • 90%

    Unstructured work

    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.

  • 88%

    Conflict situations

    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.

  • 83%

    Time pressure

    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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