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What’s the oldest profession?

Probably not what you think! According to Australian Government research, caretaking and mixed farming have the oldest median age of 54 years. But they are just two of many occupations where the median age of workers is above the national average of 40 years. Here’s a list of occupations in Australia with an older than average workforce.

The average age of an Auctioneer is

46

The average age of a Barrister is

47

The average age of a Bookkeeper is

47

The average age of an Driving Instructor is

48

The average age of a Librarian is

51

The average age of a Managing director and CEO is

50

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The average age of a Nurse manager is

49

The average age of a Politician is

51

The average age of a Psychiatrist is

48

The average age of an School principal is

51

The average age of a Surgeon is

42

The average age of a University lecturer and tutor is

47

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