How to become a Fish Farm Hand

Fish farm hands assist with the growing and cultivation of fish and the maintenance of fish farm premises and equipment.

Personal requirements of a Fish Farm Hand

  • enjoy outdoor work
  • able to cope with the physical demands of the job
  • able to swim.

Future growth:

strong growth

Employment by state:

ACT 0%

NSW 0%

NT 1.4%

QLD 11.5%

SA 37.5%

TAS 49.6%

VIC 0%

WA 0%

Hours worked:



above average

Gender split:

Male 60%

Female 40%

Education level:

Not completed Year 10: 0%

Not completed Year 12: 100%

Highest qualification is secondary school: 0%

Highest qualification is a Certificate 3 or 4: 0%

Highest qualification is a Diploma or Advanced Diploma: 0%

Highest qualification is a Bachelor degree: 0%

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

Age bracket:

Below 35 years: 50%

Above 35 years: 40%

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

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