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If you’re interested in working in Melbourne as a Physicist you could be eligible for Victorian visa nomination.

To apply, you must meet Victoria’s:

  • minimum eligibility requirements; and
  • nomination assessment requirements for the occupation.

Australian visa requirements

If you are not an Australian citizen you will need a visa to enter Australia. The Department of Home Affairs is responsible for all Australian visas.

Visit the Migrate section to find out more about applying for Victorian visa nomination and about different visa types. Check our occupation lists for details on the minimum eligibility requirements relating to your job.

Quick facts about your job

8,600
in Australia
1,204
in Victoria
A$1,615
Average gross weekly earnings
35.7
Average weekly hours
Visa nomination available for this job

Skills assessment

For information on obtaining an Australian skills or qualification assessment for your occupation in Australia see the Department of Home Affairs website.

Licensing and Registration

For information on licensing and registration requirements for your occupation in Australia see the Licence Recognition website.

Where could you work in Melbourne?

Physicists are employed across several industries, including: 

  • Health Care and Social Assistance
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
  • Arts and Recreational Services
  • Education and Training.

There are lots of job seeker websites to help you find the perfect Physicist jobs for you. Professional bodies and industry associations are also good sources of information for Physicists in Melbourne. 

See the useful links below.

Source: Statistics retrieved from August 2016 Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations, Job Outlook – Occupation pages - joboutlook.gov.au. Please note that wages will vary according to your level of skill and qualification.