Jobs in Australia

One of the main reasons that hundreds of thousands of skilled foreign workers apply for a General Skilled Migration (GSM) Worker Visa to Australia every year is that there are thousands of Australia job openings available in a variety of occupations across this incredible country! Many of these jobs in Australia have high salaries and excellent benefits, so if you are a skilled foreign worker and meet the eligibility requirements for a GSM Worker Visa to Australia, you may be able to take advantage of these excellent Australian employment opportunities!



Skilled Foreign Workers Wanted!


In April 2012, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) reported that Australia had the strongest economy of any developed country in the world in 2012 and it forecast that Australia was likely to hold on to this impressive position throughout 2013. More recently, data released in early December 2015 by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) revealed that Australia has enjoyed an amazing 24 consecutive YEARS of positive GDP growth! With this sustained economic growth, a consistently low unemployment rate, and increasing numbers of “baby-boomers” retiring from the workforce, Australia has been experiencing a major labor shortage. In order to help fill thousands of Australia job vacancies in a range of occupations, the Australian government has been looking overseas to qualified skilled foreign workers who can use their education, experience, skills, innovation and other talents to help keep Australia’s expanding economy booming. Skilled foreign workers with the required education, experience and skills for an occupation listed on the relevant Skilled Occupation List (SOL) published by the Australian government, who also meet the other criteria for immigration to Australia, may be able to receive an Australian GSM Worker Visa and be granted the legal right to apply for these high-demand jobs in Australia.



Good-Paying Jobs in Australia!


There are good-paying jobs in Australia that qualified skilled foreign workers may be able to apply for if approved for a GSM Worker Visa to Australia. Below are examples of various jobs in Australia (some may be on the current Skilled Occupation List and others may not) and their average annual salaries (2010-2012).


Occupation Recent Annual Salaries (AUD)
Account Manager $85,000
Accountant $75,000
Architect with 2-5 years of experience $60,000
Architect with 5-10 years of experience $100,000
Auditor $80,000
Bank Branch Manager $90,000
Business Analyst $80,000
Business Development Manager $120,000
C++ Software Developer $100,000-$145,000
Carpenter $62,100
Chief Chemist $88,000
Chief Financial Officer (CFO) $200,000
Chief Information Officer (CIO) $200,000
Crane Operator $89,000
Dentist $141,000
Electrical Engineer with 2-5 years of experience $70,000
Electrical Engineer with 5-10 years of experience $100,000
Electrician $78,400
Environmental Scientist $87,000
Financial Analyst $105,000
Financial Planner $95,000
Human Resource Manager $100,000
IT Help Desk Support $60,000
IT Manager $135,000
IT Network Administrator $85,000
Java Software Developer $90,000-$130,000
Management Accountant $115,000
Marketing Manager $135,000
Mechanical Engineer with 2-5 years of experience $70,000
Mechanical Engineer with 5-10 years of experience $100,000
Medical Director $215,000
Microbiologist $52,000
Mine Geologist $123,000
Nurse Manager $70,800
Office Manager $70,000-$100,000
Optometrist $79,400
Pharmacist $73,800
Plumber $70,250
Police Officer $76,400
Product Manager $110,000
Psychiatrist $176,800
Public Relations Professional $71,200
Regional Sales Manager $118,000
Sales Director $195,000
Scientific Officer $72,000
Senior Research Scientist $79,000
Surgeon $350,000
Surveyor $110,000
Tax Accountant with 3-5 years of experience $80,000-$120,000
University Lecturer $89,600
Veterinarian $75,500
Welder $67,300


Please note that salaries for these and other jobs in Australia can vary based upon several factors (such as the industry, particular company, location in Australia, the worker’s education and experience, etc.) and that this limited list is provided to simply illustrate the point that Australian employment pays well.


Therefore, if you and your family want to enjoy the high standard of living available through Australian employment, a General Skilled Migration (GSM) Worker Visa to Australia can open the door to many wonderful opportunities in the beautiful “land down under.” Our MARA-registered immigration agent that we work with can evaluate your eligibility to apply for a GSM Worker Visa to Australia and if you qualify, can also provide you with personalized, expert assistance through each stage of the procedure for immigration to Australia. “Opportunity is knocking at the door,” so why wait? “Jump Up to Down Under!”

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