Career Guides

Facilities Administrator

Facilities Administrators ensure that facilities and infrastructure operate smoothly on a day-to-day basis.

Where you Might Work

Facilities Administrators can work in a range of different environments within the fitness, sport, and recreation industry. They are most likely to work in areas such as: 

Key Responsibilities

Facilities Administrators take on many roles within a sporting environment. Their key responsibilities include: 

The Attributes and Skills You Will Need

The skills Facilities Admin’s need to consistently perform at a high level include:

Salary: between $50,000 and $70,000

Market Insights

2,900 employed.

Market Insights

Full-time share N/A

Market Insights

Full-time share of 84%.

Market Insights

Average age of 39

Market Insights

Retrieved from: Labour Market Insights

Salary: The average salary of a facilities administrator ranges between $50,000 and $70,000, according to


Administration roles do not always require formal training; however, work placement will be integral to finding a job in this area. 

Course Potential Career OpportunitiesFurther Qualifications Duration and Number of elements/units
Bachelor of Business Management
  • This bachelor‚Äôs degree can provide students with the skills and experience to thrive in any business setting.
Students can undergo an honours year for further knowledge.

3 years full-time

6 years part-time

Certificate IV in Sport, Aquatics, and Recreation (SIS40122)
  • Specialisations can be made to the course so participants can train for occupations such as administration and service officer roles.
n/aContains 17 units recognised by the Australian Qualifications Framework (8 core units, 9 elective units)
Certificate III and IV in Business (BSB40120)

Business certificates upskills workers to work in more sectors other than the sports industry, such as: 

  • Customer engagement
  • Medical administration
  • Records management

Course Length: 1 year

Cert IV contains 12 units recognised by the Australian Qualifications Framework (6 core units, 6 elective units)


Additional Training

Already qualified? Head to the Sportspeople jobs board for the best selection of positions currently available in the industry.

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