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Top 10 Most Wanted Occupations for Australian Migration

VisaOne
6 August, 2014

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DIBP Skillselect released a list of occupations and their respective ceilings on their website and is updating it as positions are filled. We have compiled the top 10 occupations that have the largest number of positions available.

The data below are accurate as of August 6, 2014:

Occupation Id Occupation No. of positions allocated Actual Results to date
2544 Registered Nurses 15042 296
3411 Electricians 7854 22
3312 Carpenters and Joiners 7164 20
2414 Secondary School Teachers 7002 26
3232 Metal Fitters and Machinists 6816 8
3212 Motor Mechanics 6444 6
2211 Accountants 5478 432
1331 Construction Managers 5178 15
2613 Software and Applications Programmers 5004 280
3223 Structural Steel and Welding Trades Workers 4482 7

 

Nursing leads the list as it has the largest amount of positions allocated with 15,042. It's more than double the allocated positions in any occupation in the list. Even though Nursing leads with the number of allocated positions, Accountants lead in the number of positions filled with 432, with Nursing comes at second with 296.

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