How to become a Car Park Attendant

Car park attendants direct drivers to parking positions, collect parking fees from customers and ensure cars are safe from theft and damage.

Personal requirements of a Car Park Attendant

  • integrity and reliability
  • a pleasant manner when dealing with the public
  • able to cope with the physical demands of the job
  • capable of handling money
  • good driving skills (to work as a valet driver).
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Avg. weekly wage:


Future growth:


Employment by state:

ACT 0.7%

NSW 23.3%

NT 1.2%

QLD 26.9%

SA 4.1%

TAS 1.9%

VIC 24.7%

WA 17.2%

Hours worked:



above average

Gender split:

Male 78.4%

Female 21.6%

Education level:

Not completed Year 10: 13%

Not completed Year 12: 29.1%

Highest qualification is secondary school: 28.2%

Highest qualification is a Certificate 3 or 4: 16.9%

Highest qualification is a Diploma or Advanced Diploma: 6.8%

Highest qualification is a Bachelor degree: 6%

Highest qualification is a Postgraduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate: 0%

Age bracket:

Below 35 years: 40.2%

Above 35 years: 59.6%

*The data above is sourced from the Department of Employment’s Job Outlook website.

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