Automobile Drivers

Career Cluster: Maker
Automobile drivers who are patient, attentive, and follow traffic rules make good drivers.

Being an automobile driver can be an incredibly rewarding experience. Every day, drivers get to hit the open road and explore new places, meet new people, and experience new things. Whether they’re driving a taxi, a delivery truck, or a bus, drivers get to interact with a wide variety of people and help them get where they need to go. They also get to enjoy the freedom and independence that comes with being behind the wheel. Plus, with advances in technology, driving has become safer and more efficient than ever before. Overall, being an automobile driver is a great way to earn a living while enjoying the thrill of the open road.

Possible Pathways
To become an automobile driver, you need to complete a driver’s education course and pass a written and practical driving test. Additionally, you may need to obtain a driver’s license, which requires further testing and training. Ongoing training may also be necessary to stay up-to-date on traffic laws and safe driving practices.


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size of field

Above Average

hours worked
Culture and Society
Mechanical Systems
Travel and Place
Interest areas
Most Common industries
Road Rules
Vehicle maintenance
core skills

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Projected Growth Source: Jobs and Skills Australia,, 2021 Employment projections for the five years to 2026.
Size of Field Source: ANZSCO 4-digit occupations: ABS Labour Force Survey, February 2023, custom trend.
Hours Worked Source: ABS Survey of Employee Earnings and Hours, May 2021, Customised Report.