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This unit group covers Engineering Professionals not elsewhere classified. It includes Aeronautical Engineers, Agricultural Engineers, Biomedical Engineers, Engineering Technologists, Environmental Engineers and Naval Architects (Aus) / Marine Designers (NZ).


This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks such as

  • performs and supervises engineering work concerned with the design, development, manufacture, maintenance and modification of aircraft for flight
  • performs and supervises engineering work related to the use and development of agricultural land, buildings, machines and equipment
  • applies knowledge and methodology of physics, engineering, mathematics, computing, physical chemistry and materials science to problems in biology and the treatment and prevention of human disease
  • analyses and modifies new and existing engineering technologies and applies them in the testing and implementation of engineering projects
  • assess the impact on air, water, soil and noise levels in the vicinity of engineering projects, plans and designs equipment and processes for the treatment and safe disposal of waste material, and assesses what may cause problems for the environment in the long-term. Registration or licensing is required
  • designs and oversees the construction and repair of marine craft and floating structures

Job Titles

  • Aeronautical Engineer
  • Agricultural Engineer
  • Biomedical Engineer
  • Engineering Technologist
  • Environmental Engineer
  • Naval Architect

Job Prospects

Data on Job Outlook are updated on a yearly basis and are compiled from national statistics which may not reflect either regional variations or more recent changes in employment conditions.

Over the five years to November 2019, the number of job openings for Other Engineering Professionals is expected to be equal to 5,000. Job openings count both employment growth and turnover (defined as workers leaving their occupation for other employment or leaving the workforce).

Employment for this occupation remained relatively steady in the past five years. Looking forward, employment for Other Engineering Professionals to November 2020 is expected to grow strongly.

This is a very small occupation 6700 in November 2015 suggesting that opportunities may be limited in some regions.

Other Engineering Professionals have a high proportion of full-time jobs (92.1 per cent). For Other Engineering Professionals working full-time, average weekly hours are 39.7 (compared to 40.2 for all occupations) and earnings are above average - in the seventh decile. The most common level of educational attainment for Other Engineering Professionals is Bachelor degree (71.7 per cent).

Other Engineering Professionals are mainly employed in: Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; Manufacturing; and Public Administration and Safety.

This table shows how this occupation compares with other occupations on 9 key measures: employment size; full-time share of employment; earnings; unemployment; employment growth over the past 2, 5 and 10 years; future growth (projected growth rate over 5 years); and future job openings (estimated number of vacancies due to employment growth and turnover). The Future Growth indicator is based on growth in percentage terms, while the Future Job Openings indicator is based on an estimated number of vacancies. A small occupation with a strong Future Growth score may have a weak Job Openings score, while a large occupation with a weak Future Growth score may have a strong Job Openings score, as even a small percentage change can result in a relatively large number of new jobs.




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How does unemployment compare with other occupations?

below average


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What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?

strong growth


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Filipino professionals interested in migrating to Australia in 2017 as an Aeronautical Engineer, Agricultural Engineer, Biomedical Engineer, Engineering Technologist, Environmental Engineer and Naval Architects can attended our SKILLSELECT ASSESSMENT SEMINAR on Saturday the 04th of March 2017 at our Makati City Office in our ENGLISH TRANING ROOM FACILITIES.

Thank you and Mabuhay!

February 14, 2017