The Department of Immigration and Border Protection has released the SkillSelect 2016/2017 occupation ceilings.

Ethos Migration urges readers to proceed with caution when reading the new published occupation ceilings as some anomalies in the published ceilings have been identified.

The occupation of ‘Accountant’ has increased drastically the asterisk beside the occupation provides the following note:

*The occupation ceiling for Accountants was set at two and half per cent for the 2015-16 programme year, a further reduced ceiling of two and a half per cent will apply for the 2016-2017 programme year.

Occupation ceilings for the 2016-17 programme year

Occupation IDDescriptionOccupation Ceiling Value 2016-2017
1331Construction Managers5289
1332Engineering Managers1407
1335Production Managers3368
1341Child Care Centre Managers1000
1342Health and Welfare Services Managers1177
2211Accountants*4777
2212Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers1413
2241Actuaries, Mathematicians and Statisticians1000
2245Land Economists and Valuers1035
2312Marine Transport Professionals1000
2321Architects and Landscape Architects1391
2322Cartographers and Surveyors1000
2331Chemical and Materials Engineers1000
2332Civil Engineering Professionals2174
2333Electrical Engineers1254
2334Electronics Engineers1000
2335Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers1539
2339Other Engineering Professionals1000
2341Agricultural and Forestry Scientists1000
2346Medical Laboratory Scientists1602
2347Veterinarians1000
2349Other Natural and Physical Science Professionals1000
2411Early Childhood (Pre-primary School) Teachers1822
2414Secondary School Teachers8032
2415Special Education Teachers1126
2512Medical Imaging Professionals1000
2514Optometrists and Orthoptists1000
2519Orthotist or Prosthetist1000
2521Chiropractors and Osteopaths1000
2524Occupational Therapists1000
2525Physiotherapists1345
2526Podiatrists1000
2527Speech Professionals and Audiologists1000
2531General Practitioners and Resident Medical officers3495
2532Anaesthetists1000
2533Internal Medicine Specialists1000
2534Psychiatrists1000
2535Surgeons1000
2539Other Medical Practitioners1315
2541Midwives1017
2544Registered Nurses16346
2611ICT Business and Systems Analysts1482
2613Software and Applications Programmers5662
2631Computer Network Professionals1426
2633Telecommunications Engineering Professionals1000
2711Barristers1000
2713Solicitors5154
2723Psychologists1532
2725Social Workers1783
3122Civil Engineering Draftspersons and Technicians1000
3123Electrical Engineering Draftspersons and Technicians1000
3132Telecommunications Technical Specialists1000
3211Automotive Electricians1000
3212Motor Mechanics5597
3222Sheetmetal Trades Workers1000
3223Structural Steel and Welding Trades Workers4466
3232Metal Fitters and Machinists6677
3233Precision Metal Trades Workers1000
3241Panelbeaters1000
3311Bricklayers and Stonemasons1751
3312Carpenters and Joiners7718
3322Painting Trades Workers2871
3331Glaziers1000
3332Plasterers2149
3334Wall and Floor Tilers1475
3341Plumbers5169
3411Electricians9345
3421Airconditioning and Refrigeration Mechanics1701
3422Electrical Distribution Trades Workers1000
3423Electronics Trades Workers1993
3513Chefs2854
3941Cabinetmakers1568
3991Boat Builders and Shipwrights1000
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