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Posted at 21 August 2017 15:08 (UTC)

Occupation Ceilings for FY 2017-18 Released

Occupation ceiling for the 2017-18 program year will stay on the same level as for 2016-17.

* Note that Occupation ceilings do not apply to State or Territory Nominated, Employer Sponsored or Business Innovation and Investment visa subclasses.

Occupation IDDescriptionOccupation Ceiling Value 2017-18
1331Construction Managers5400
1332Engineering Managers1155
1341Child Care Centre Managers1000
1342Health and Welfare Services Managers1374
2211Accountants*4785
2212Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers*1327
2241Actuaries, Mathematicians and Statisticians1000
2245Land Economists and Valuers1000
2321Architects and Landscape Architects1474
2322Cartographers and Surveyors1000
2331Chemical and Materials Engineers1000
2332Civil Engineering Professionals3296
2333Electrical Engineers1042
2334Electronics Engineers*1000
2335Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers*2178
2339Other Engineering Professionals*1000
2341Agricultural and Forestry Scientists1000
2346Medical Laboratory Scientists1487
2347Veterinarians1000
2349Other Natural and Physical Science Professionals1000
2411Early Childhood (Pre-primary School) Teachers2639
2414Secondary School Teachers7910
2415Special Education Teachers1000
2512Medical Imaging Professionals1113
2514Optometrists and Orthoptists1000
2519Other Health Diagnostic and Promotion Professionals1000
2521Chiropractors and Osteopaths1000
2524Occupational Therapists1109
2525Physiotherapists1464
2526Podiatrists1000
2527Speech Professionals and Audiologists1000
2531General Practitioners and Resident Medical officers3495
2533Internal Medicine Specialists1000
2534Psychiatrists1000
2535Surgeons1000
2539Other Medical Practitioners1000
2541Midwives1090
2544Registered Nurses16741
2611ICT Business and Systems Analysts*1574
2613Software and Applications Programmers*6202
2621Database and Systems Administrators and ICT Security Specialists2391
2631Computer Network Professionals*1318
2633Telecommunications Engineering Professionals1000
2711Barristers1000
2713Solicitors4161
2723Psychologists1750
2725Social Workers1562
3122Civil Engineering Draftspersons and Technicians1000
3123Electrical Engineering Draftspersons and Technicians1000
3132Telecommunications Technical Specialists1000
3211Automotive Electricians1000
3212Motor Mechanics5980
3222Sheetmetal Trades Workers1000
3223Structural Steel and Welding Trades Workers4426
3232Metal Fitters and Machinists5330
3233Precision Metal Trades Workers1000
3241Panelbeaters1344
3311Bricklayers and Stonemasons1271
3312Carpenters and Joiners6968
3322Painting Trades Workers2780
3331Glaziers1000
3332Plasterers2103
3334Wall and Floor Tilers1407
3341Plumbers5507
3411Electricians9354
3421Airconditioning and Refrigeration Mechanics1427
3422Electrical Distribution Trades Workers1000
3423Electronics Trades Workers1878
3513Chefs2675
3941Cabinetmakers1905
3991Boat Builders and Shipwrights