Campbelltown features a mixed workforce, made up of both white collar and blue collar personnel across a diverse range of areas. With a Gross Regional Product estimated at $6.68 billion in 2018, Campbelltown has employment opportunities across a wide range of sectors.
Manufacturing industry in Campbelltown
The manufacturing industry continues to hold its own in Campbelltown City. This sector continues to be the largest employer and value-added industry, with large scale manufacturing hubs well-established in the suburbs of Minto and Ingleburn, making the area one of the major manufacturing centres of metropolitan Sydney.
There is a move towards more niche manufacturing such as plastics, while retail and public administration are still significant employers.
Potential new business park
The city has also been earmarked by the current State Government as the location for a potential new business park, noting the close proximity of Western Sydney University and the expanding Campbelltown Public Hospital.
Other major industry sectors in Campbelltown
Other major industry sectors in the Campbelltown Local Government Area (LGA) include health care and social assistance, education and training. The health and allied services areas in particular, are on the increase, due to the co-location of Western Sydney University, Campbelltown Public Hospital and Campbelltown Private Hospital.
Integrated Health Hub
Western Sydney University has designated its Campbelltown campus as the Integrated Health Hub of the innovation corridor. The campus is home to the National Institute of Complementary Medicine and the School of Medicine and specialises in a broad range of medical, nursing and health sciences fields of study.
For those who currently travel to work, one of the benefits of Campbelltown City is its connectivity to other places, with direct road and rail transport links to Sydney CBD, the international airport, Canberra, Melbourne and the broader Western Sydney employment lands adjacent to the M7.