Biomedical Engineer ANZSCO 233913

Biomedical Engineer Immigration to Australia PR Visa

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. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level: 1


✓ Bioengineer

✓ Clinical Engineer

✓ Medical Engineer

Average Income:


The average salary for a Biomedical Engineer is $ 101,490 for male employees and $ 121,339 for female employees per year.Average Age: Males: 40.4 Females: 37.3 Persons: 40.0[See:Australian Bureau of Statistics-2339 Other engineering professionals - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016]

Australian visa options for Biomedical Engineer

Employer Sponsorship
Permanent489 VisaPermanent 457 Visa
Skilled Occupation ANZSCO CodeAssessing Authority189 Visa 190 VisaStateFamily186 Visa (DE)186 VisaAll area
Biomedical Engineer233913Engineers Australia

Visa processing times-months(75%)99-101755
Visa processing times-months(90%) 1212-15191111


To obtain a positive skills assessment form Engineers Australia, applicants wishing to be assessed as a Biomedical Engineer may need to submit a Competency Demonstration Report (CDR).

09/05/2019 Round Results:

09/05/2019 (current)189 Visa489 Visa (Provisional) (Family Sponsored)
Number of total invitations10010
Points Score8085
Visa date of effect22/03/2019 4:31 pm28/04/2019 1:45 am
07/02/2018 (Previous)189 Visa489 Visa (Provisional) (Family Sponsored)
Points Score
Visa date of effect15/03/2019 9:40 am
12/10/2018 6:31 AM
Unofficial Results189 Visa489 Visa (Provisional)(Family Sponsored)

Occupation Ceiling for Biomedical Engineer:

Results : 499 / 700 (Available: 201) (Ceiling Value) [71.29% Filled]

State and territory nominated visas is not subject to occupational ceiling limitations


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).

Indicative Skill Level:

In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing may be required.

Task Include:

  • Developing new medical instrument or devices like sensors and the therapeutic or diagnostic devices
  • Sound knowledge of mechanics for analyzing the musculoskeletal system of hum beings a designing the supportive devices for assisting patient rehabilitation
  • Advice and developments of various medical equipment for measuring the physical patterns affecting the patients especially in the intensive care unit or who are undergoing surgery.
  • Exploring and developing multiple medical uses of the electromagnetic and ultrasound radiation
  • Performing bio-electrical investigation the brain and heart
  • Developing artificial organs and new materials for implantation