Listen Up Filipino Audiologists Seeking To Migrate To Australia Permanently From The Philippines

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Listen Up Filipino Audiologists Seeking To Migrate To Australia Permanently From The Philippines


 

Overview

Audiologists provide diagnostic assessment and rehabilitation services related to human hearing defects, and assess and treat people with communication disorders and physical problems associated with eating and swallowing.

Tasks

This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks such as

  • administering and interpreting a wide range of audiometric tests to determine hearing efficiency and locate sites of detected hearing problems
  • interpreting audiometric test results alongside other medical, social and behavioural diagnostic data
  • evaluating total response pattern and acoustic tests to distinguish between organic and non-organic hearing loss
  • planning, directing and participating in counselling, speech reading and other rehabilitation programs
  • prescribing appropriate hearing aids and instructing patients in use
  • administering tests and observing patients to determine nature and extent of disorders
  • planning and conducting programs of remedial exercise to correct disorders such as stuttering and abnormal articulation
  • administering individual and group therapy for rehabilitation of patients with communication problems caused by defective hearing, cerebral palsy, surgery and injury
  • advising on treatment for children with difficulties in learning to speak
  • counselling and guiding language-handicapped individuals, their families, teachers and employers

Job Title

Audiologist

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 Speech Professionals and Audiologists is expected to be less than 5,000.

Employment for this occupation rose very strongly (in percentage terms) in the past five years and rose very strongly in the long-term (ten years). Looking forward, employment for Audiologists to November 2020 is expected to grow very strongly.

This is a small occupation of 9600 in November 2015 suggesting that opportunities may be quite limited in some regions.

The most common level of educational attainment for Speech Professionals and Audiologists is Bachelor degree (79.5 per cent).

Audiologists are mainly employed in: Health Care and Social Assistance; Public Administration and Safety; and Education and Training.

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.

Indicator

Level

Decile

How many workers are employed in this occupation?

9600

4

How many work full-time (% share)?

61.3

3

What are the weekly earnings for full-time workers ($ before tax)?

n/a

n/a

How does unemployment compare with other occupations?

below average

2

What has been the long-term employment growth - 10 years (%)?

158.8

10

What has been the medium-term employment growth - 5 years (%)?

46

10

What has been the short-term employment growth - 2 years (%)?

2.6

6

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

very strong growth

10

What will be the level of future job openings?

low

2

Those seeking to migrate permanently to Australia in 2017 as anAudiologistcan attended our SKILLSELECT ASSESSMENT SEMINAR on Saturday the 11th of February 2017 at our Makati City Office in our ENGLISH TRANING ROOM FACILITIES.

Thank you and Mabuhay!

February 01, 2017