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Australia’s Most Wanted: The Most In-Demand Jobs for Skilled Migration To Australia 2019-2020

Every year thousands of people do successfully manage to obtain Permanent Residency in  Australia and there are still many places available for people with the right skills and education. So your dream of starting a new life down under is still very achievable – especially if you plan your path. Going2Australia.com is here to help you in every step of your journey. 

 

We have compiled a list of the top 20 jobs most in demand for migrants in Australia for 2020, based on the recently released Occupation Ceiling for the Skilled Migration Shortage List.

 

The list is updated regularly by the DoHA and there are at present over 200 occupations on there. This list governs the areas where migrant skilled workers are most sought after in the country, so you can see if your skills are in demand in Australia.

 

The Top 20 Jobs Most In-Demand for Migrants in Australia 2020. 

 

Rank

 Job Category

Current Vacancies

Average Salary per week

1

Registered Nurses

11506

$1909 /week

2

Software and Applications Programmers

6346

$2003/Week

3

Electricians

10042

$1823/Week

4

Carpenters and Joiners

2995

$1358/Week

5

Secondary School Teachers

5313

$1914/Week

6

Metal Fitters and Machinists

2757

$2062/Week

7

Motor Mechanics

1067

$1446/Week

8

Plumbers

9050

$1894/Week

9

Construction Managers

11353

$3430/Week

10

Solicitors

1150

$1646/Week

11

Civil Engineering Professionals

3125

$1962/Week

12

Painting Trades Workers

1926

$1371/Week

13

Database and Systems Administrators and ICT Security Specialists

4426

$1932/Week

14

Accountants

23894

$1660/Week

15

Chefs

4848

$1250/Week

16

Computer Network Professionals

3333

$2021/Week

17

Early Childhood (Pre-primary School) Teachers

2314

$1488/Week

18

Electronics Engineers

729

$2502/Week

19

Special Education Teachers

5676

$1914/Week

20

Social Workers

6786

$1829/Wee


*Data based on Jora and Job Outlook.