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Jobs in Tourism SA

Do you like people? Do you like working in an exciting, social, teamwork environment? Are you seeking a job in a diverse and varied workplace? Do you want a job that can take you around the world?

Tourism is a rewarding career that offers endless opportunities and is becoming increasingly popular and appreciated. It is also important to South Australia!

Tourism is one the fastest growing industries in South Australia with 35,700 people directly employed in the sector. 

As a significant part of the economy, tourism directly and indirectly provides employment to numerous individuals. 

Increasing the size of the tourism workforce and improving the skills of workers is part of the South Australian Tourism Strategy, which is to ensure we grow the value of tourism by $8 billion in tourism expenditure and 10,000 additional jobs by 2020. 

Tourism, however, not only generates jobs, its showcases South Australia to the rest of the world. Something you can feel proud of!

Is tourism the right fit?

Not only is tourism fast in growth, it is fast in pace. The industry is constantly changing and things are never boring!  People who work in tourism are generally interesting, social people who have stimulating and challenging jobs.  

Types of jobs

Tourism is a huge industry and the opportunities are endless! There are 100’s of different jobs in areas such as accommodation, tours, transport, attractions, events and more.

Whether you live in the city or regionally, you can find a job in tourism that is tailored to your interest and strengths.

Check out the documents below to learn more about the diversity of jobs available within the tourism sector.



Jobs in the Tourism Sector >





Jobs in the Hospitality Sector >






Jobs in the Caravan Sector > 




Find out more

Talk to people in the sector! Becoming a SATIC Member provides an opportunity for you to learn more about the industry and network with industry members. 

SATIC offer a Student & Young Tourism Professionals Membership for $55 per annum, which connects you with the tourism industry by providing the latest news and information, connections to other tourism and event professionals, input to our 'one voice' policy agenda, training and advice. Learn more about why you should join with SATIC > 

For more information contact SATIC on (08) 8110 0123 or email


Source: Tourism Hospitality Career Guide (2008), Food Tourism and Hospitality Industry Skills Advisory Council SA Inc.

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