Registered Migration Australia


ANZSCO 252611 - Registered Migration Australia

A podiatrist prevents, diagnoses and treats disorder of the feet. Registration or licensing is required. A podiatrist in Australia is a Skill Level 1 occupation.

Podiatrist Alternative Titles

  • Podiatric Surgeon


Occupation Lists
Podiatrist is on the following skill lists:



This occupation is not on the following skill lists:








Podiatrist job description - Registered Migration Australia

The job of a podiatrist is to assess, treat and prevent disorders in human movement caused by injury or disease.



  • examining patients' feet to determine the nature and extent of conditions, deformities and injuries
  • examining and treating foot disabilities caused by diseases such as diabetes, peripheral vascular disorders, rheumatoid arthritis and other neuropathies
  • prescribing and arranging the fabrication of footwear to correct foot abnormalities
  • performing minor surgery to remove and improve abnormal conditions
  • prescribing and fitting replaceable pads, palliative and functional supports and other devices for the protection and correction of foot abnormalities
  • advising patients about continued treatment and foot care
  • may provide rehabilitation services to the physically handicapped
  • may refer patients to or have patients referred from Medical Practitioners


Skill Level

Occupations in the podiatrist unit group (Group 2526) have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1). 


Registration or licensing as a podiatrist is required in Australia.


Occupations within the Podiatrist Group

  • 252611 Podiatrist


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


  • Podiatrist is currently assessed with ANZPAC - (Australian and New Zealand Podiatry Accreditation Council); more info regarding assessment bodies.


Average Income

The average salary for a Podiatrist in Australia is $ 55,616 per year. Average Age: Males: Females: Persons:

Source: (Group 2526) Podiatrists - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016



Please contact us if you would like assistance with your Podiatrist visa application. Registered Migration Australia is a licensed migration company, we are proudly 100% Australian owned and operated.