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Jun 11 2016

457 Visa Holder Statistics March 2016

457 Visa Statistical data for July 2015 to March 2016

The 457 visa is the most commonly used visa option for Australian employers to sponsor skilled overseas workers to work in Australia on a temporarily basis up to 4 years.

Top THREE nominated 457 Visa Occupations for  1.7.2015 to 31.3.2016

5.3% Cook
4.8% Developer Programmer
4.0% Café or Restaurant Manager

Top FIVE 457 Visa sponsor industries for  1.7.2015 to 31.3.2016

5,690 Accommodation and Food Services
5,580 Information Media and Telecommunications
5,040 Professional, Scientific and Technical
3,840 Health Care and Social Assistance
2,970 Construction

Numbers of 457 Primary Visa applications granted

40,100 Primary applications lodged
33,340 Primary applications granted
97,770 Primary visa holders in Australia

Top THREE locations for 457 Visa nominated positions for  1.7.2015 to 31.3.2016

43.3% New South Wales
24.4% Victoria
14.0% Western Australia

Top THREE citizenship countries for 457 Visas in 1.7.2015 to 31.3.2016

24.9% India
17.2% United Kingdom
6.2% People’s Republic of China

Top FIVE Citizenship countries for 457 Primary Visa applications granted in 2015-16 to 31 March 2016

8,320 India (16,880 inc Partners/Children)
5,750 UK ( 9,400 inc Partners/Children)
2,080 China ( 4,110 inc Partners/Children)
1,820 USA ( 3,120 inc Partners/Children)
1,690 Philippines ( 3,460 inc Partners/Children)

Average nominated base salary for 457 primary applications granted in 2015-16 to 31 March 2016

$88,400 Australian Average
This rises to $94,200 for total remuneration package.

Average 457 Base Salary by State

$96,700 ACT
$86,800 NSW
$101,200 NT
$84,300 QLD
$93,000 SA
$91,200 TAS
$82,700 VIC
$103,600 WA

Average 457 Base Salary by most common Industry and Highest/lowest

$58,100 Accommodation and Food Services (LOWEST)
$80,600 Information Media and Telecommunications
$95,300 Professional, Scientific and Technical
$89,900 Health Care and Social Assistance
$91,600 Construction
$168,900 Mining (HIGHEST)

Permanent Visa applications granted to 457 Visa holders for 1.7.2015 to 31.3.2016

23,990 went to Employer Nomination Scheme Visa
4,460 went to the Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme
5,680 went to the Skilled Independent visa
3,020 went to Other Skilled visa
1,340 went to other Family Migration Visas

Source: https://www.border.gov.au/ReportsandPublications/Documents/statistics/457-quarterly-report-2016-03-31.pdf

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