ANZSCO 233913 - Registered Migration Australia

A biomedical engineer 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 in Australia. A biomedical engineer is a Skill Level 1 occupation.


Biomedical Engineering Specialisations


  • Bioengineer
  • Clinical Engineer
  • Medical Engineer


Biomedical Engineering Occupation Lists
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Group: 2339 Other Engineering Professionals



Job Description - Registered Migration Australia

The unit group of biomedical engineering 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). The number of job openings for the Group: Other Engineering Professionals going forward is expected to be low.

Skill Level
Most occupations in the Biomedical Engineering unit group (Group 2339) 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 in Australia as a biomedical engineer.


Occupations in this Group




Note: Whilst a similar occupation may appear in the same engineering group, if not specifically listed in the STSOL or MLTSSL, the ANZSCO description should be used for reference purposes only.



Biomedical Engineer English Requirement


  • IELTS result with a minimum score of 6 (L, R, W), 7 in speaking and 7 overall;
  • OET result with a minimum grade B in all sections;
  • TOEFL iBT with a minimum score (L:12 R:13 W:21 S:23 overall L93);
  • PTE Academic with a minimum score of 50 (L, R, W), 65 in speaking and 65 overall


  • Australian Graduate Exceptions apply in some states/territories
  • Priority Skilled Lists may apply a specific requirement in some states/territories
  • Countries exempt from submitting IELTS or OET include the UK; Canada; New Zealand; US; and Ireland


Where mandatory licensing or registration is required you must demonstrate a level of English either sufficient to meet licensing / registration or a minimum IELTS, or equivalent, whichever is higher.



Assessment Authority


  • Biomedical engineer is currently assessed with EA (Engineers Australia); more information regarding assessment bodies


Average Income

The average salary for a Biomedical Engineer in Australia 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

Source: (Group 2339) Other engineering professionals - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016


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