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ANZSCO 253911 - Registered Migration Australia


A dermatologist provides diagnostic, treatment and preventative medical services related to disorders of the human skin. Registration or licensing is required. A dermatologist in Australia is a Skill Level 1 occupation.



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Group: 2539 Other Medical Practitioners





Job Description - Registered Migration Australia


This unit group covers Medical Practitioners not elsewhere classified. 

It includes Dermatologists, Emergency Medicine Specialists, Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Ophthalmologists, Pathologists, Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologists, and Radiation Oncologists. Medical Registrars training in these specialties are included in this unit group.


Skill Level

Occupations in the dermatologist unit group (Group 2539) 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 as a dermatologist in Australia is required.


Occupations within the Dermatologist Group



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


Dermatologist 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


  • Dermatologist is currently assessed with MBA - (Medical Board of Australia); more information regarding assessment bodies


Average Income

The average salary for a Dermatologist in Australia is $ 194,236 for male employees and $ 131,409 for female employees per year. Average Age: Males: 47.4 Females: 36.9 Persons: 40.7


Source: (Group 2539) Other medical practitioners - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016



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