Why study Health in Newcastle?
Getting qualified in Health will improve your career prospects, and choosing an online course from an accredited Australian provider means you can study in Newcastle or from wherever you are, all at your own pace.
Health jobs in Newcastle
Newcastle has 363 Health job openings* and future employment for the Health industry in Newcastle is set to adjust by 2,900 jobs to 2018.
With the average salary for Health jobs in Newcastle currently sitting at $70,000, your studies will set you up for a solid career path.
Your competition in Newcastle
The current unemployment rate in Newcastle is 4.2% and the average age of job seekers is 37 years old.
A total of 272,300 people are employed in Newcastle out of a population of 548,700 - and 34% of those people in Newcastle are working part-time.
How will your studies stack up in Newcastle?
Here's a breakdown of the qualifications of people currently working in Newcastle:
- The percentage of people employed in Newcastle with a bachelor's degree or higher qualification is 22%
- The percentage of people employed in Newcastle with a certificate III or higher VET qualification is 37%
- The percentage of people employed in Newcastle without a post-school qualification is 37%
*Job openings in May 2020
Sources: Trovit Australia, SEEK, MyCareer,
Labour Market Information Portal, PayScale, Open Universities Australia, Census QuickStats Australian Jobs 2014 Report and 2014 Employment Outlook to November 2018 Report.