By now, it’s pretty well known that most of us, at some point, have a job.
But what exactly are they?
What do they do?
What’s their job?
And what’s their pay?
That’s why we thought we’d do a little research and ask you: “Which are the best fisheries management jobs?”
To do this, we took the data from the latest survey of jobseekers from Fisheries Management Australia (FMA), and asked them which jobs they thought were the most important in terms of both their job status and the importance of their role in the sector.
The FMA survey was released on Tuesday, and as with all recent jobsurvey data, it does not include those with other employment-related skills.
But it did include data from 2014, which revealed a number of high-profile marine fisheries managers were being promoted to senior management roles.
The survey asked people about the roles they thought they’d be most likely to get into in the future, and found the top jobs for each of the roles were fisheries management, fisheries operations and environmental management, with each of these positions requiring a PhD.
The next most popular positions were fishery, fisheries management and fishery operations, with fisheries management the highest-paying position for people with PhDs.
But the survey also revealed that, while the most common jobs were being appointed as marine fisheries managing managers, there was a wider range of jobs available in those roles.
Fisheries and aquaculture were the two most popular areas of marine management, followed by fisheries management as the most popular type of fisheries management job.
The top-paying jobs for PhD-holders were environmental management and environmental systems engineering, with those with PhD’s accounting for just under half of the total number of jobs.
The second most popular jobs were fisheries operations, accounting for under a third of all jobs.
And the third most popular job was environmental management as a senior management position, with the highest payouts for the highest paying positions.
The other two most common positions were conservation management and conservation management management, and the highest paid jobs were environmental protection, marine management and fisheries operations.
For those not familiar with fisheries, it is one of the most profitable industries in the world, and it is responsible for more than half of all marine fish caught.
The industry has grown at an unprecedented rate since the mid-1970s, and today, about 90 per cent of the world’s catch is being caught in the oceans, according to the UN.FMA chief executive officer David Laskin told News Corp Australia that the survey was an important opportunity to give people more information about what marine fisheries jobs were in their field of study.
“A lot of people who don’t have a PhD have no idea what they’re doing and they don’t realise how important they are in the ecosystem, and they’re not paying enough attention to what’s happening in the wild,” Mr Laski said.
“It’s a good way to show people the jobs in the fisheries are important.”
Mr Lasker said there were two main ways people could look at their job and make sure they’re being rewarded appropriately.
First, he said, they could ask the FMA to provide them with information about their future career opportunities and offer a career assessment, which would help them identify what they are doing right and what they need to do to get there.
Secondly, they can ask the agency to offer them a training program, which can also help people develop skills in the role.