Finding a job in Australia is challenging, especially if you are an Indian and planning to settle in the country. Being unaware of the immigrants’ job in-demand even candidates with good qualifications fail to find an employer.
Every year, a list called the MSOL is released by Australia. This list comprises all the occupations that are in demand for the current year in Australia. With the right skills, qualifications, and knowledge, you can find a job in Australia from the MSOL list.
Keep reading to find out the available job options for Indians in Australia in 2021.
Average Salary Packages for different Occupations in Australia
|Agricultural Engineer and Scientist||
Now that you know about the jobs in demand in Australia for Indians along with the average salary of each occupation, let’s start with finding a job in Australia.
Here are the top 3 tips to start with your job search in Australia:
Skilled Migration Pathways in Australia:
The skilled Independent Visa or subclass 189 is a Permanent Residency visa that allows you to easily settle in Australia without a job offer or state sponsorship.
The main requirement for this subclass is a positive skill assessment report and good English proficiency. The minimal eligibility criteria of the visa type make it a popular choice among foreign nationals.
Subclass 190 Skilled also known as the Nominated Visa is a Permanent Residency Visa. This visa type allows you to settle and work in Australia indefinitely.
To be eligible to apply for this visa, you need a state nomination.
Subclass 482 or the Temporary Skill Shortage visa lets applicants stay in Australia for up to 4 years.
This visa type allows employers to address their labour shortages by hiring skilled workers from all over the world and fill the appropriate vacancies in the country’s job economy.
A skills assessment report helps applicants to prove their qualifications internationally. This report is issued by skills assessing authorities.
A skill assessing authority verifies if your skills meet the standards set to work in a suitable occupation in Australia.
Some of the Skill Assessing Authorities include:
|Name of the Organization||Full Name|
|AACA||Architects Accreditation Council of Australia|
|AASW||Australian Association of Social Workers Limited|
|ACECQA||Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality|
|ACPSEM||Australasian College of Physical Scientists and Engineers in Medicine|
|ACS||Australian Computer Society Incorporated|
|ACWA||Australian Community Workers Association Inc.|
|ADC||Australian Dental Council Limited|
|AIMS||Australian Institute of Medical Scientists|
|AIQS||The Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors|
|AITSL||Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership Limited|
|AMSA||Australian Maritime Safety Authority|
|ANMAC||Australian Nursing & Midwifery Accreditation Council Limited|
|ANZPAC||Australian and New Zealand Podiatry Accreditation Council Limited|
|ANZSNM||Australian and New Zealand Society of Nuclear Medicine|
|AOAC||Australasian Osteopathic Accreditation Council Limited|
|AOPA||Australian Orthotic Prosthetic Association Limited|
|APC||Australian Physiotherapy Council Limited|
|APharmC||Australian Pharmacy Council Limited|
|APS||Australian Psychological Society Limited|
|ASMIRT||Australian Society of Medical Imagery and Radiation Therapy|
|AVBC||Australasian Veterinary Boards Council Incorporated|
|CAANZ||Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand|
|CASA||Civil Aviation Safety Authority|
|CCEA||Council on Chiropractic Education Australasia Limited|
|CMBA||Chinese Medicine Board of Australia|
|CPAA||CPA Australia Ltd|
|DAA||Dietitians Association of Australia|
|Engineers Australia||The Institution of Engineers Australia|
|IML||Institute of Managers and Leaders National|
|IPA||Institute of Public Accountants Ltd|
|Legal admissions authority of a state or territory||Legal admissions authority of a state or territory|
|MedBA||Medical Board of Australia|
|NAATI||National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters Ltd|
|TRA (trades)||Trades Recognition Australia|
|VETASSESS||Vocational Education and Training Assessment Services|
The combined list of eligible skilled occupations sets out all relevant occupations under 4 occupation lists:
Most occupations in each list have their skills assessing authority. Skills assessment report only issued by the relevant assessing authority is accepted by the Department of Home Affairs.
APS Jobs portal allows candidates to apply for Australian Public Service. The platform is accessed by Government Agencies to advertise their vacant positions, publish certain employment decisions, like promotions, Graduate Programs and provide general information for job seekers.
Grad Connection is the leading graduate recruitment specialist in Australia.
It is a free job-search portal that helps candidates to search for graduate jobs & internships from top employers of Australia and kick-start their career.
The portal allows candidates to research companies, talk to other graduates through forums, and be easily found by employers via their GradConnection student profile.
|Visa Name||Visa Type||Cost|
|Subclass 190||Permanent||AUD 3755|
|Subclass 482||Temporary ( up to 4 years)||AUD2,645|
Dec 15th, 2020: New South Wales region of Australia updated its occupation list for Subclass 190 and 491.
Immigrants with an EOI (Expression of Interest) to apply for a nomination and currently residing in the region are eligible for Subclass 190 visa.
The number of regions for Subclass 491 has increased from 8 to 13, which improves your chances to get a visa.
For Subclass 491 visa, applicants can apply under any one of the following three streams to become eligible for nomination from this New South Wales:
Most overseas applicants will be eligible under the Living and working outside of regional NSW category and should have at least 5 years of skilled employment experience.