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ANZSCO 253321 - Registered Migration Australia

A paediatrician investigates, diagnoses and treats disorders of the human glandular and hormonal systems. Registration or licensing is required. In Australia a paediatrician is a Skill Level 1 occupation.





  • Neonatologist
  • Paediatric Thoracic Physician



Occupation Lists
Paediatrician is on the following skill lists:



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Group: 2533 Specialist Physicians




Paediatrician job description - Registered Migration Australia

The job of a Paediatrician in Australia is to diagnose and treat internal human disorders and diseases using specialist testing, diagnostic and medical techniques. Medical Registrars training as Specialist Physicians are included in this unit group.



  • examining patients to determine the nature and extent of problems after referral from General Medical Practitioners and other medical specialists, and undertaking laboratory tests and diagnostic procedures
  • analysing test results and other medical information to make diagnoses
  • prescribing and administering drugs, and remedial and therapeutic treatment and procedures
  • recording medical information and data
  • reporting specified contagious and notifiable diseases to government health and immigration authorities
  • may admit or refer patients to hospitals
  • may consult other medical specialists



Skill Level

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification, two years hospital-based training, and at least five years specialist study and training (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).


Registration or licensing is required in Australia as a Paediatrician.


Occupations within the Paediatrician Group




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


Paediatrician 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


  • Paediatrician is currently assessed with MBA - (Medical Board of Australia); more info regarding assessment bodies.


Average Income


The average salary for a Paediatrician in Australia is $ 189,190 for male employees and $ 195,050 for female employees per year. Average Age: Males: 42.6 Females: 38.4 Persons: 41.4


Source: (Group 2533) Internal medicine specialists - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016




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