Dreaming real career dreams for
Geelong, in Careers that Build.


All Dream Real statistics are drawn from the Australian Bureau of Statistics 2011. All projections are determined from current national and regional industry trends informed by ABS and City of Greater Geelong statistics.

The Geelong Careers app links to eight trending regional industries:


Careers that build Geelong have mushroomed like the houses in the new subdivisions that surround our city. House construction teams, who take a house from design to completion, have increased 1175% in five years. Professionals working in land subdivision are up 82%, and all construction related trades have followed their lead.

Trending employment in Careers that Build Number of jobs Percentage increase
(2006 to 2011 census)
House construction 233 to 2972 ▲ 1175%
Electrical 732 to 1213 ▲ 65%
Plumbing 707 to 1056 ▲ 49%
Carpentry 514 to 739 ▲ 43%
Painting and decorating 541 to 674 ▲ 24.5%
Concreting 424 to 585 ▲ 37%

Cover shot provided by Lynden Smith

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