Occupation Ceilings 2014-15 Vs 2015-16


The list of Occupation Ceilings for program year 2015-2016 was published by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) the 3rd of July 2015. With respect to the previous year, 2 Unit Group were removed (2523-Dental Practitioners & 2326-Urban and Regional Planners), and 2 new Unit Group were added (3241-Panelbeaters & 3941-Cabinetmakers).

See below the comparison table showing the Ceiling Value for current and previous program year. Sort the list to easily see what are the occupations with the Higher/Lower ceiling value, or what was the % of variation.

Occupation Ceilings program year 2014-2015 Vs 2015-2016
Unit Group Description Ceiling Value
2014-2015
Ceiling Value
2015-2016
%
1331 Construction Managers 5178 5640 8.92%
1332 Engineering Managers 1428 1014 -28.99%
1335 Production Managers 3132 3582 14.37%
1341 Child Care Centre Managers 1000 1000 0%
1342 Health and Welfare Services Managers 1356 1410 3.98%
2211 Accountants 5478 2525 -53.91%
2212 Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers 1188 1000 -15.82%
2241 Actuaries, Mathematicians and Statisticians 1000 1000 0%
2245 Land Economists and Valuers 1000 1000 0%
2312 Marine Transport Professionals 1000 1000 0%
2321 Architects and Landscape Architects 1476 1650 11.79%
2322 Surveyors and Spatial Scientists 1000 1000 0%
2326 Urban and Regional Planners 1000 1000 0%
2331 Chemical and Materials Engineers 1000 1000 0%
2332 Civil Engineering Professionals 2850 2970 4.21%
2333 Electrical Engineers 1332 1230 -7.66%
2334 Electronics Engineers 1000 1000 0%
2335 Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers 1680 1788 6.43%
2336 Mining Engineers 1000 1000 0%
2339 Other Engineering Professionals 1000 1000 0%
2341 Agricultural and Forestry Scientists 1000 1000 0%
2346 Medical Laboratory Scientists 1092 1362 24.73%
2347 Veterinarians 1000 1000 0%
2349 Other Natural and Physical Science Professionals 1000 1000 0%
2411 Early Childhood (Pre-primary School) Teachers 1404 1980 41.03%
2414 Secondary School Teachers 7002 8352 19.28%
2415 Special Education Teachers 1044 1158 10.92%
2512 Medical Imaging Professionals 1014 1092 7.69%
2513 Occupational and Environmental Health Professionals 1470 1578 7.35%
2514 Optometrists and Orthoptists 1000 1000 0%
2521 Chiropractors and Osteopaths 1000 1000 0%
2523 Dental Practitioners 1000 0 -100%
2524 Occupational Therapists 1000 1000 0%
2525 Physiotherapists 1188 1104 -7.07%
2526 Podiatrists 1000 1000 0%
2527 Audiologists and Speech Pathologists Therapists 1000 1000 0%
2531 General Practitioners and Resident Medical Officers 3672 3558 -3.10%
2532 Anaesthetists 1000 1000 0%
2533 Specialist Physicians 1000 1000 0%
2534 Psychiatrists 1000 1000 0%
2535 Surgeons 1000 1000 0%
2539 Other Medical Practitioners 1000 1000 0%
2541 Midwives 1000 1000 0%
2544 Registered Nurses 15042 13872 -7.78%
2611 ICT Business and Systems Analysts 1620 1536 -5.19%
2613 Software and Applications Programmers 5005 5364 7.17%
2631 Computer Network Professionals 1788 1986 11.07%
2633 Telecommunications Engineering Professionals 1000 1000 0%
2711 Barristers 1000 1000 0%
2713 Solicitors 3426 3252 -5.08%
2723 Psychologists 1248 1212 -2.88%
2725 Social Workers 1968 2166 10.06%
3122 Civil Engineering Draftspersons and Technicians 1000 1000 0%
3123 Electrical Engineering Draftspersons and Technicians 1000 1000 0%
3132 Telecommunications Technical Specialists 1000 1000 0%
3211 Automotive Electricians 1000 1000 0%
3212 Motor Mechanics 6444 6108 -5.21%
3222 Sheetmetal Trades Workers 1000 1000 0%
3223 Structural Steel and Welding Trades Workers 4482 4416 -1.47%
3232 Metal Fitters and Machinists 6816 8070 18.40%
3233 Precision Metal Trades Workers 1000 1000 0%
3241 Panelbeaters 0 1134 100%
3311 Bricklayers and Stonemasons 1506 1656 9.96%
3312 Carpenters and Joiners 7164 7290 1.76%
3322 Painting Trades Workers 2448 2802 14.46%
3331 Glaziers 1000 1000 0%
3332 Plasterers 1980 1866 -5.76%
3334 Wall and Floor Tilers 1110 1284 15.68%
3341 Plumbers 4464 5130 14.92%
3411 Electricians 7854 8772 11.69%
3421 Airconditioning and Refrigeration Mechanics 1626 1038 -36.16%
3422 Electrical Distribution Trades Workers 1000 1000 0%
3423 Electronics Trades Workers 2580 2076 -19.53%
3513 Chefs 2547 2475 -2.83%
3941 Cabinetmakers 0 1530 100%
3991 Boat Builders and Shipwrights 1000 1000 0%
4112 Dental Hygienists, Technicians and Therapists 1000 1000 0%

Access the up to date list of Occupation Ceilings 2015-2016 here

Source: Australian Government Department of Immigration and Border Protection | SkillSelect | Occupation ceilings - http://www.border.gov.au/Trav/Work/Skil