The table below shows the occupation ceilings for the 2020-21 program year for each occupation on the list of eligible skilled occupations by four-digit ANZSCO code unit group. Occupation ceilings do not apply to State or Territory Nominated, Employer Sponsored or Business Innovation and Investment visa subclasses.

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Occupation IDDescriptionOccupation Ceiling Value
1331Construction Managers7,145
1332Engineering Managers1,474
1341Child Care Centre Managers1,000
1342Health and Welfare Services Managers1,666
1399Other Specialist Managers4,188
2111Actors, Dancers and Other Entertainers1,000
2112Music Professionals1,000
2121Artistic Directors, and Media Producers and Presenters1,000
2211Accountants*1,000
2212Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers*1,619
2241Actuaries, Mathematicians and Statisticians1,000
2243Economists1,000
2245Land Economists and Valuers1,000
2247Management consultant4,526
2321Architects and Landscape Architects1,452
2322Cartographers and Surveyors1,000
2331Chemical and Materials Engineers1,000
2332Civil Engineering Professionals3,919
2333Electrical Engineers1,348
2334Electronics Engineers*1,000
2335Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers*2,682
2336Mining Engineers1,000
2339Other Engineering Professionals*1,000
2341Agricultural and Forestry Scientists1,000
2342Chemists, and Food and Wine Scientists1,000
2343Environmental Scientists1,295
2344Geologists, Geophysicists and Hydrogeologists1,000
2345Life Scientists1,000
2346Medical Laboratory Scientists1,536
2347Veterinarians1,000
2349Other Natural and Physical Science Professionals1,056
2411Early Childhood (Pre-primary School) Teachers3,321
2414Secondary School Teachers8,716
2415Special Education Teachers1,721
2421University Lecturers and Tutors5,042
2512Medical Imaging Professionals1,161
2514Optometrists and Orthoptists1,000
2519Other Health Diagnostic and Promotion Professionals1,000
2521Chiropractors and Osteopaths1,000
2524Occupational Therapists1,461
2525Physiotherapists1,685
2526Podiatrists1,000
2527Speech Professionals and Audiologists1,000
2531General Practitioners and Resident Medical officers4,257
2533Internal Medicine Specialists1,000
2534Psychiatrists1,000
2535Surgeons1,000
2539Other Medical Practitioners1,168
2541Midwives1,333
2544Registered Nurses17,859
2611ICT Business and Systems Analysts*2,273
2612Multimedia Specialists and Web Developers1,000
2613Software and Applications Programmers*8,405
2621Database and Systems Administrators and ICT Security Specialists2,667
2631Computer Network Professionals*2,245
2633Telecommunications Engineering Professionals1,000
2711Barristers1,000
2713Solicitors4,535
2723Psychologists1,545
2725Social Workers1,862
3122Civil Engineering Draftspersons and Technicians1,000
3123Electrical Engineering Draftspersons and Technicians1,000
3132Telecommunications Technical Specialists1,000
3211Automotive Electricians1,000
3212Motor Mechanics5,205
3222Sheetmetal Trades Workers1,000
3223Structural Steel and Welding Trades Workers4,866
3232Metal Fitters and Machinists6,335
3233Precision Metal Trades Workers1,000
3241Panelbeaters1,000
3311Bricklayers and Stonemasons1,712
3312Carpenters and Joiners6,812
3322Painting Trades Workers3,303
3331Glaziers1,000
3332Plasterers1,452
3334Wall and Floor Tilers1,000
3341Plumbers5,861
3411Electricians8,021
3421Airconditioning and Refrigeration Mechanics1,581
3422Electrical Distribution Trades Workers1,000
3423Electronics Trades Workers2,047
3513Chefs2,256
3611Animal Attendants and Trainers1,239
3941Cabinetmakers1,694
3991Boat Builders and Shipwrights1,000
4523Sports Coaches, Instructors and Officials1,262
4524Sportspersons1,000
*Occupations that are subject to pro rata arrangements. For Accountants (2211) the occupational ceiling also reflects volumes in other skilled visa categories.

Source: Department of Home Affairs



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