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After completing a marketing course, you’ll likely work in an advertising or other creative services firm, or as an in-house marketing specialist in a wide range of businesses, organisations and government departments. Your responsibilities will vary, depending on your workplace, but you can expect to perform tasks such as:
After completing a marketing course, you’ll be qualified to pursue employments as a:
You’ll find working in marketing exciting and rewarding if you:
Graduates of marketing courses will enjoy significant growth in job opportunities over the next decade. The Australian Government’s Job Outlook reports that job opportunities in the marketing and advertising industries have increased steadily over the past 10 years, and predicts that growth will continue until at least 2020.
Currently employing approximately 55,000 people, the marketing industry will grow to employ approximately 63,600 people by 2020.
While the size of the profession indicates roles are available in most areas of Australia, Job Outlook notes that over three-quarters of all marketing professionals work in Victoria and New South Wales, indicating more opportunities are available for marketing course graduates in those two states.
According to PayScale, marketing managers may earn an average salary between $51,000 and $120,000 per year, with an average salary of $77,000. PayScale notes that a positive relationship exists between experience and earning capacity, with marketing managers who have between 10 and 15 years of professional experience earning on average $96,000 per year, while entry-level marketing managers can expect to earn on average approximately $64,000 per year.
Marketing managers report to PayScale that skills in strategic planning and project management positively influence earning capacity.