Drawing on a regional population of 170,000, Albury has access to a stable, cost effective and productive workforce.
Albury's main employment sectors are manufacturing, construction, retail trade, health and community services, property and business services and education. Charles Sturt University, La Trobe University and two TAFE campuses provide higher education and technical training for the wider region.
Given the vast range of education opportunities available in Albury, businesses can feel confident that they will have access to a skilled local workforce. The presence of these education providers also means that existing staff have an opportunity to up-skill and meet changing business needs.
Albury is also well serviced by local and national employment agencies that can assist with the recruitment process. AlburyCity, through its involvement in the Evocities campaign, will also offer advice and assistance to people and businesses considering relocating to the city - visit www.albury-jobs.com.au or contact 02 6023 8214 for further information.
The 2006 Census shows that the population of Albury and Wodonga is becoming increasingly educated at tertiary level. The most significant changes in the level of qualifications achieved since the 2001 Census are the increase in the number of residents with vocational qualifications (+2,171) and a Bachelor or higher degree (+1,750).
This trend should continue, with more than 5,300 residents studying at University or TAFE at the time of the Census.
|Bachelor Degree or higher||7,033||11.3|
|Advanced Diploma or Diploma||4,197||6.7|