Austria-wide shortage occupations

Since there is an officially identified shortage of skilled professions in Austria in the professions listed below, people who have vocational training and a job offer in these professions can immigrate to Austria more quickly than other skilled personnel. This is mainly due to the fact that no replacement procedure is necessary.

For the year 2022, the following occupations are deemed shortage professions

Clicking on the occupational group will take you to the listing of shortage occupations associated with the group.

1. Black toppers (Schwarzdecker:innen)
2. Engineers for agricultural machinery (Landmaschinenbauer:innen)
3. Roofers
4. Technicians with a higher level of training (engineers) for power engineering technology
        (Techniker:innen mit höherer Ausbildung (Ing.) für Starkstromtechnik)

5. Graduates in power engineering (Diplomingenieur:innen für Starkstromtechnik)
6. Pavers (Pflasterer/Pflasterinnen)
7. Special(ist) power engineers (Techniker:innen für Starkstromtechnik)
8. Concrete fitters (Betonbauer:innen)
9. Technicians with a higher level of training (engineers) for data processing
        (Techniker:innen mit höherer Ausbildung (Ing.) für Datenverarbeitung)

10. Carpenters (Zimmerer/Zimmererinnen)
11. Special fitters (Spengler:innen)
12. Graduate engineers for data processing (Diplomingenieur:innen für Datenverarbeitung)
13. Technicians with a higher level of training (engineers) for mechanical engineering
         (Techniker:innen mit höherer Ausbildung (Ing.) für Maschinenbau)

14. Construction joiners (Bautischler:innen)
15. Physicians (Ärzte/Ärztinnen)
16. Floor and wall tilers (Platten-, Fliesenleger:innen)
17. Building plumbers (Bauspengler:innen)
18. Graduate nurses (Dipl. Gesundheits- und Krankenpfleger:innen)
19. Pipe installers, pipe fitters (Rohrinstallateure/Rohrinstallateurinnen, Rohrmonteure/Rohrmonteurinnen)
20. Graduates in weak-current and telecommunications engineering
         (Diplomingenieur:innen für Schwachstrom- und Nachrichtentechnik)

21. Electrical installers, electrical fitters
         (Elektroinstallateure/Elektroinstallateurinnen, Elektromonteure/Elektromonteurinnen)

22. Welders, cutting torch operators (Schweißer:innen, Schneidbrenner:innen)
23. Cost accountants (Kalkulanten/Kalkulantinnen)
24. Metal turners (Dreher:innen)
25. Graduate mechanical engineers (Diplomingenieur:innen für Maschinenbau)
26. Milling machinists (Fräser:innen)
27. Ophthalmic opticians (Augenoptiker:innen)
28. Special graduate engineers
         (Techniker:innen mit höherer Ausbildung (Ing.), soweit nicht anderweitig eingeordnet)

29. Technicians with a higher education (engineer) for civil engineering
         (Techniker:innen mit höherer Ausbildung (Ing.) für Bauwesen)

30. Special floor layers (Bodenleger:innen)
31. Construction and furniture joiners (Bau- und Möbeltischler:innen)
32. Special fitters (Schlosser:innen)
33. Bricklayers (Maurer:innen)
34. Other civil engineering specialists (Tiefbauer:innen)
35. Specialist technicians for mechanical engineering (Techniker:innen für Maschinenbau)
36. Payroll accountants (Lohn-, Gehaltsverrechner:innen)
37. Wood machine workers (Holzmaschinenarbeiter:innen)
38. Graduate engineers - special professions (Diplomingenieur:innen, soweit nicht anderweitig eingeordnet)
39. Varnishers (Lackierer:innen)
40. Motor vehicle mechanics (Kraftfahrzeugmechaniker:innen)
41. Glaziers (Glaser:innen)
42. Train conductors, stokers (Lokomotivführer:innen, -heizer:innen)
43. Building fitters, sheet metal fitters, construction fitters (Bau-, Blech-, Konstruktionsschlosser:innen)
44. Engineers/technicians for rough mechanicals (Grobmechaniker:innen)
45. Special technicians for low voltage engineering and communication engineering
         (Techniker:innen für Schwachstrom- und Nachrichtentechnik

46. Other technicians for fuel and gas technology (Sonstige Techniker:innen für Feuerungs- und Gastechnik
47. Restaurant chefs (Gaststättenköche/Gaststättenköchinnen)
48. Painters, house painters (Maler:innen, Anstreicher:innen)
49. Stove fitters, potters, stove makers (Hafner:innen, Töpfer:innen, Ofensetzer:innen)
50. Technicians with a higher level of training (engineer) for technical chemistry, chemical engineers
        (Techniker:innen mit höherer Ausbildung (Ing.) für technische Chemie, Chemotechniker

51. Plastic processors (Kunststoffverarbeiter:innen)
52. Special technicians in business administration (Techniker:innen für Wirtschaftswesen)
53. Special technicians for civil engineering (Techniker:innen für Bauwesen)
54. Toolmakers, cutters and punchmakers (Werkzeug-, Schnitt- und Stanzenmacher:innen)
55. Dealers and sales clerks for iron and metal goods, domestic and kitchen appliances
(Händler:innen und Verkäufer:innen von Eisen- und Metallwaren, Maschinen, Hauhalts- und Küchengeräte

56. Certified public accountants (Wirtschaftstreuhänder:innen)
57. Special technicians (Techniker:innen, soweit nicht anderweitig eingeordnet
58. Butchers (Fleischer:innen)
59. Vehicle body and radiator sheet metal workers (Karosserie-, Kühlerspengler:innen)
60. Machine fitters (Maschinenschlosser:innen)
61. Medical technology specialists (Medizinisch-technische Fachkräfte
62. Special(ist) technicians for data processing (Techniker:innen für Datenverarbeitung
63. Stone masons, stone sculptors (Steinmetzen/Steinmetzinnen, Steinbildhauer:innen)
64. Furniture makers (Möbeltischler:innen)
65. Qualified healthcare assistants (Pflegefachassistenten/Pflegefachassistentinnen)
66. Healthcare assistants (Pflegeassistenten/Pflegeassistentinnen)
67. Estate managers, other hotel and restaurant professionals, residence managers
Wirtschafter/innen, andere Hotel-, Gaststättenfachleute, Heimverwalter/innen)

68. Waiters / Waitresses (KellnerInnen)

For the year 2022, the following occupations are deemed shortage professions

1. Black toppers (Schwarzdecker:innen)

Black toppers

2. Engineers for agricultural machinery (Landmaschinenbauer:innen)

Agricultural machinery technician, Agricultural machinery fitter, Agricultural machinery technician, Agricultural and construction machinery technician - Agricultural machinery

3.  Roofers (DachdeckerInnen)

Roofer, riser(roofer), master roofer

4. Technicians with a higher level of training (engineers) for power engineering technology (Techniker:innen mit höherer Ausbildung (Ing.) für Starkstromtechnik)

Electrical engineer (Ing), installation technician - power engineering (Ing), design engineer - power engineering (Ing), power engineering technician (Ing), apparatus engineering technician (Ing), electrical engineer - power and drive engineering (Ing), HTL graduate for electrical engineering

5. Graduates in power engineering (Diplomingenieur:innen für Starkstromtechnik)

Electrical technician for heavy current (DI), Electrical technician (DI), Installation technician - heavy current technology (DI), Design engineer - heavy current technology (DI), Heavy current technician (DI), Apparatus engineering technician (DI), Electrical technician - energy /drive technology (DI)

6. Pavers (Pflasterer:Pflasterinnen)

Pavers

7. Special(ist) power engineers (Techniker:innen für Starkstromtechnik)

Electrical engineer, installation technician - power engineering, design engineer - power engineering, power engineering technician, electrical engineer - energy /drive technology

8. Concrete fitters (Betonbauer:innen)

Concrete worker, concrete builder, concrete mixer, foreman (concrete construction), formworker, reinforced concrete builder, concrete restoration worker, concrete construction specialist - structural concrete construction, concrete construction specialist - reinforced concrete building construction

9. Technicians with a higher level of training (engineers) for data processing (Techniker:innen mit höherer Ausbildung (Ing.) für Datenverarbeitung)

Analyst (Ing), Data Acquisition Specialist (Ing), Programmer (Ing), Systems Analyst (Ing), Systems Organizer (Ing), Computer Technician (Ing), Network Technician (Ing), IT Customer Service Representative (Ing), Database Technician (Ing), IT Maintenance Technician (Ing), Internet Technician (Ing), IT Technician (Hardware and Software) (Ing), System Developer (Ing), Software Technician (Software Developer) (Ing), Computer Trainer (Hardware and Software) (Ing), System and User Administrator (Ing), Application Developer and Programmer (Ing), Web Programmer (Ing), Multimedia Programmer (Ing), Database Developer and Programmer (Ing), Application Consultant (Ing), Data Manager (Ing), Data Security Specialist (Ing), Hardware Technician (Ing), Computer Scientist (Application Development) (Ing), Computer Scientist (Customer Service/Service) (Ing), Computer Scientist (Systems Analysis) (Ing), Information Manager (Data Warehouse Manager) (Ing), Internet/Intranet Administrator (Ing), Internet/Intranet Consultant (Ing), IT Manager (IT Consultant) (Ing), Media IT Specialist (Ing), IT Project Manager (Ing), IT Quality Assurance Technician (Ing), SAP Application Consultant (Ing), Scanning Technology / Image Capture Specialist (Ing), Support Manager (Ing), System Programmer (IT) (Ing), Enterprise Resource Planning System Engineer (Ing), Web Master (Ing), SAP Developer (SAP Programmer) (Ing), System Engineer (Ing) (m. /w.), Software Engineer (Ing) (m./w.), System Integrator (Ing) (m./w.), Network/System Engineer (Ing) (m./w.), Senior Application Engineer (Ing) (m./w.), Database Administrator (Ing), Application Engineer (Ing) (m. /w.), HTL Graduate for EDP/Computer Science/Information Technology, Firmware Developer (Ing), .NET Software Developer (Ing), IT Architect (Ing), Software Tester (Ing), Software Operator (Ing)

10. Carpenters (Zimmerer/Zimmererinnen)

Construction room(s), collar room(s), formwork room(s), master carpenter, carpenter foreman, carpenter foreman, prefabricated house builder, carpentry technician

11. Special fitters (Spengler:innen)

Company tinsmith, letter tinsmith, fine sheet metal worker, galantry tinsmith, ventilation tinsmith, master tinsmith, insulation tinsmith, aircraft tinsmith

12. Graduate engineers for data processing (Diplomingenieur:innen für Datenverarbeitung)

Analyst (DI), Computer Scientist (DI), Programmer (DI), Systems Analyst (DI), Systems Organizer (DI), Systems Consultant, Business Computer Scientist (EDP) (DI), Computer Technician (DI), Network Technician (DI), Database Technician (DI), EDP Technician (Hardware and Software) (DI), Systems Developer (DI), Software Technician (Software Developer) (DI), Computer Trainer (Hardware and Software) (DI), System and User Support Technician (DI), Application Developer and Programmer (DI), Database Developer and Programmer (DI), Data Manager (DI), Data Security Specialist (DI), Hardware Technician (DI), Computer Scientist (Application Development) (DI), Computer Scientist (Customer Service/Service) (DI), Computer Scientist (System Analysis) (DI), Information Manager (Data Warehouse Manager) (DI), Internet /Intranet Administrator (DI), Internet /Intranet Consultant (DI), IT Manager (IT Consultant) (DI), Media Computer Scientist (DI), IT Project Manager (DI), IT Quality Assurance Technician (DI), Systems Programmer (IT) (DI), Enterprise Resource Planning Systems Technician (DI), Web Master (DI), SAP Developer (SAP Programmer) (DI), System Engineer (DI), Software Engineer (DI), System Integrator (DI), Network/System Engineer (DI), Senior Application Engineer (DI), Database Administrator (DI), Application Engineer (DI), Firmware Developer (DI), NET Software Developer (DI), IT Architect (DI), Software Tester (DI)

13. Technicians with a higher level of training (engineers) for mechanical engineering (Techniker:innen mit höherer Ausbildung (Ing.) für Maschinenbau)

Installation Technician - Mechanical Engineering (Ing), Automotive Construction Technician (Ing), Air Conditioning Technician (Ing), Mechanical Engineering Technician (Ing), Machine Design Engineer (Ing), Machine Technician (Ing), Plumbing Technician (Ing), Part Design Engineer (Ing), Tool Design Engineer (Ing), Precision Engineering Technician, Building Services Technician (Heating/Ventilation/Sanitary) (Ing), Quality Assurance Technician (Ing), CAD design engineer (Ing), mechatronics technician (Ing), plant technician (Ing), drive technician (Ing), construction machinery technician (Ing), CAM technician (Ing), manufacturing technician (Ing), weapons technician (Ing), ventilation technician (Ing), HTL mechanical engineering graduate, HTL mechatronics graduate, CAD/CAM programmer (Ing), automation technician (Ing)

14. Construction joiners (Bautischler:innen)

Stage carpenter, construction carpenter, floor layer (construction carpentry), floor layer, floor sander, assembly carpenter, parquet layer, master carpenter (construction carpentry)

15.  Physicians (Ärzte/Ärztinnen)

Physician, hygienist, allergist, specialist (anesthesiology and intensive care), specialist (anatomy), specialist (occupational medicine), specialist (ophthalmology and optometry), Specialist (Blood Group Serology/Transfusion), Specialist (Surgery), Specialist (Gynecology and Obstetrics), Specialist (Forensic Medicine), Specialist (Ear, Nose and Throat Diseases), specialist (skin and venereal diseases), specialist (histology and embryology), specialist (hygiene and microbiology), specialist (immunology), specialist (internal medicine), specialist (pediatrics/adolescent medicine), Specialist (Pediatric Surgery), Specialist (Pulmonary Diseases), Specialist (Biology), Specialist (Biophysics), Specialist (Performance Physiology), Specialist (Radiology Diagnostics), Specialist (Laboratory Diagnostics), Specialist (Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery), Specialist (Neurobiology), Specialist (Neurosurgery), Specialist (Neurology), Specialist (Neuropathology), Specialist (Nuclear Medicine), Specialist (Orthopedics and Orthopedic Surgery), Specialist (Pathology), Specialist (Pathophysiology), Specialist (Pharmacology and Toxicology), Specialist (Physical Medicine), Specialist (Physiology), Specialist (Plastic Surgery), Specialist (Psychiatry), Specialist (Social Medicine), Specialist (Specific Prophylaxis and Tropical Hygiene), Specialist (Radiotherapy and Radiation Oncology), Specialist (tumor biology), Specialist (trauma surgery), Specialist (urology), Specialist (virology), Gerontologist, Laser surgeon, Risk manager (medicine/pharmacy), Pain therapist, Internship physician

16. Floor and wall tilers (Platten-, Fliesenleger:innen)

Tiler, tile layer, tile and slab layer

17. Building plumbers (Bauspengler:innen)

Building tinsmith, building tinsmith foreman, roofer and plumber

18. Graduate nurses (Dipl. Gesundheits- und Krankenpfleger:innen)

Dipl. Psychiatr. Nurse, Dipl. Psychiatr. Nurse, Dipl. Pediatric Nurse, Dipl. Pediatric Nurse, Dipl. Nurse, Dipl. Health and Nurse, Teaching Nurse, Dipl. Qualified nurse for infants and children, qualified nurse for infants, qualified plant nurse, surgical nurse, nursing service manager, residential area manager in geriatric care, qualified health and nurse

19. Pipe installers, pipe fitters (Rohrinstallateure/Rohrinstallateurinnen, Rohrmonteure/Rohrmonteurinnen)

GW master plumber, master heating installer, heating fitter, plumber, plumber's foreman, master plumber, refrigeration fitter, air conditioning fitter, pipe fitter, GWH fitter, plumbing fitter, Pipe fitter (pipe installation), Gas and water pipe fitter, Water pipe fitter, Domestic plumber, Heating and plumbing fitter, Foreman pipe fitter, Plumbing and air conditioning technician (gas/water installation), Plumbing and air-conditioning technician (heating installation), Plumbing and air-conditioning technician (ventilation installation), Gas fitter, Central heating fitter, Solar technician (solar installer), Plumbing and air-conditioning technician (green energy installation), Installation/building technician - gas/plumbing, Installation and building technician - heating, Installation and building technician - ventilation, Designer - installation and building technician

20. Graduates in weak-current and telecommunications engineering (Diplomingenieur:innen für Schwachstrom- und Nachrichtentechnik)

Electronics Technician - Industrial Electronics (DI), Communications and Light Current Technician (DI), Electronics Technician (DI), Television Technician (DI), Radio Technician (DI), Design Engineer - Light Current and Communications (DI), Communications Technician (DI), X-ray Technician (DI), Radio Technician (DI), Control Technician (DI), Low Current Technician (DI), Telephone System Technician (DI), Electromedical Technician (DI), Electrical Technician - IT/Electronics/Photonics (DI), Electrical Technician - Process Engineering (DI), Electrical Engineer - Automation/Control (DI), Electrical Engineer - Audio Engineering (DI), GSM Network Planner (Fixed/Radio Network) (DI), Communications Engineer (DI), Cybernetics Engineer (DI), Microtechnician - Molecular /Nano /Quantum Engineering (DI), Mobile Radio Technician (GSM) (DI), Sensor Technician (DI), Signal Technician (DI), PLC /ASIC /IC Designer (DI), PLC /ASIC /IC Technician (DI), Telecommunications Technician (DI), PLC Programmer (DI), SMD Technician (DI), Measurement Technician (DI), Telematics Technician (DI)

21. Electrical installers, electrical fitters (Elektroinstallateure/Elektroinstallateurinnen, Elektromonteure/Elektromonteurinnen)

Elevator fitter, industrial electrician, lightning protection fitter, electrician, electrical fitter, electrical fitter foreman, electrical fitter foreman, electrical foreman, electrical fitter foreman, electrical technician foreman, electrical technician foreman, domestic electrician, cable fitter, motor vehicle electrician, neon installation technician, heavy current electrician, heavy current fitter, plant fitter, electrical plant technician, electrical operations technician, electrical operations technician - process control technology, electrical energy technician, electrical installation technician, plant electrician, electrical installation techn. - Process control/bus technology (m./w.), Assembly technician - electrical installation/electronics, Switch cabinet builder, Design engineer - electrical installation technology, Electrical technician - plant and operating technology, Electrical technician - electrical and building services engineering, Electrical technician - power engineering

22. Welders, cutting torch operators (Schweißer:innen, Schneidbrenner:innen)

Aluminum welder, argonac welder, oxyacetylene torch, oxyacetylene cutter, oxyacetylene welder, electric welder, master electric welder, brazer, boiler welder, spot welder, tube welder, inert gas welder, welder, chain welder, universal welder, metal technician - welding technician

23. Cost accountants (Kalkulanten/Kalkulantinnen)

Calculator, cost accountant

24. Metal turners (Dreher:innen)

Automatic lathe operator, boring mill lathe operator, lathe operator, master lathe operator, thread cutter, vertical lathe operator, turret lathe operator, center lathe operator, tool lathe operator, CNC specialist, machining technician, CNC lathe operator, metal technician - machining technology

25. Graduate mechanical engineers (Diplomingenieur:innen für Maschinenbau)

Business scientist (DI), Mechanical engineer (DI), Mining machine technician (DI), Industrial engineer - mechanical (DI), Installation technician - mechanical (DI), Automotive construction technician (DI), Air conditioning technician (DI), Mechanical engineer (DI), Machine designer (DI), Machine technician (DI), Plumbing technician (DI), Tool designer (DI). Building technician (heating/ventilation/sanitary) (DI), quality assurance technician (DI), CAD design engineer (DI), mechatronics technician (DI), plant technician (DI), drive technician (DI), construction machinery technician (DI), CAM technician (DI), manufacturing technician (DI), ventilation technician (DI), CAD/CAM programmer (DI), automation technician (DI).

26. Milling machinists (Fräser:innen)

Milling cutter (metalworking), tool milling cutter, CNC milling cutter

27. Ophthalmic opticians (Augenoptiker:innen)

Optician, master optician, optometrist, hearing aid acoustician

28. Special graduate engineers (Techniker:innen mit höherer Ausbildung (Ing.), soweit nicht anderweitig eingeordnet)

Calibration Technician (Ing), Hardening Technician (Ing), Wood Technician (Ing), Plastics Technician (Ing), Leather Technician (Ing), Travel Technician (Ing), Footwear Technician (Ing), Welding Technician (Ing), Service Technician (Ing), Silicate Technician (Ing), Process Technician (Ing), Environmental/Safety Technician (Ing), Technical Consultant (Ing), Laser Technician (Ing), Development Technician (Ing), Testing Technician (Ing), Furnishing Technician (Furnishing Planner) (Ing), Water Law Construction Supervisor (Ing), Printing Technician (Ing), Waste Disposal Technician (Landfill Technician) (Ing), Geoinformation Technician (Ing), Furniture Construction Technician (Ing), Optical(er) Electronics Technician (Ing), Pulp and Paper Technician (Ing), Recycling Technician (Ing), Naval Architecture Technician (Ing), Textile Chemist (Ing), Validation Technician (Ing), Transportation Planner/Technician (Ing), Hydraulic Engineering Technician (Ing), Water Resources Engineer (Ing), Materials technician (Ing), Automotive technician (Ing), Sales technician (Ing), HTL graduate in interior design and wood technology, HTL graduate in printing and media technology, HTL graduate in materials engineering, Project technician (Ing), Technical project worker (Ing), Wood construction technician (Ing)

29. Technicians with a higher education (engineer) for civil engineering (Techniker:innen mit höherer Ausbildung (Ing.) für Bauwesen)

Construction foreman (Ing), construction manager (Ing), master builder (Ing), construction technician (Ing), building construction technician (Ing), steel construction designer (Ing), steel construction technician (Ing), structural engineer (Ing), road construction technician (Ing), civil engineering technician (Ing), construction site manager (Ing), Environmental/Safety Technician Construction (Ing), Construction Estimator (Ing), Construction Technician Construction Design (Ing), Construction Technician Construction Ecology (Ing), Construction Technician Rehabilitation Technology (Ing), HTL Graduate for Construction Technology, Project Manager for Construction Projects (Ing)

30. Special floor layers (Bodenleger:innen)

Floor layer (floor coverings/carpeting), screed layer, stonewood layer and special screed manufacturer, floor covering layer, floor layer (synthetic resin floor coating)

31. Construction and furniture joiners (Bau- und Möbeltischler:innen)

Construction and furniture joiner, master construction and furniture joiner, house joiner, joiner, master joiner (construction and furniture joinery), assembly supervisor joinery, wood restorer, joinery technician - production, joinery technician - planning

32. Special fitters (Schlosser:innen)

Company locksmith, gallantry locksmith, house locksmith, control locksmith, model locksmith, repair locksmith, master locksmith (locksmith's shop), locksmith (locksmith's shop), general locksmith, metallurgical plant locksmith, hydraulic locksmith, mine locksmith - machinist, foundry mechanic, metal technician - metalworking technology, skilled metalworker, metalworker, metallurgist and forming technician

33. Bricklayers (Maurer:innen)

Fassader:in, Hausmaurer:in, Kaminmaurer:in, Kaminschleifer:in, Kanalmaurer:in, Maurer:in, Maurerpolier:in, Polier:in, Steinmaurer:in, Betriebsmaurer:in, Ofenmaurer:in, Maurervorarbeiter:in, Verputzer:in, Isoliermonteur:in, Teamwerker:in, Bauhandwerker:in, Hochbauer:in, Hochbauspezialist:in – Neubau, Hochbauspezialist:in - Sanierung

34. Other civil engineering specialists (Tiefbauer:innen)

Road construction foreman, civil engineering foreman, civil engineering specialist, road maintenance specialist, road foreman, civil engineering specialist - construction machinery operation, civil engineering specialist - urban water engineering, civil engineering specialist - traffic route construction, civil engineering technician

35. Specialist technicians for mechanical engineering (Techniker:innen für Maschinenbau)

Installation Technician - Mechanical Engineering, Automotive Construction Technician, Air Conditioning Technician, Mechanical Engineering Technician, Machine Design Engineer, Machine Technician, Plumbing Technician, Part Design Engineer, Tool Design Engineer, Mechanical Engineering Foreman, building technician (heating/ventilation/sanitary), quality assurance technician, CAD design engineer, mechatronics technician, drive technician, construction machinery technician, production technician, ventilation technician, plant technician, CAD/CAM programmer, automation technician

36. Payroll accountants (Lohn-, Gehaltsverrechner:innen)

Payroll clerk, payroll accountant, payroll clerk, personnel clerk

37. Wood machine workers (Holzmaschinenarbeiter:innen)

Shift supervisor (machine woodworking), wood technician - finished part production, wood technician - material production, wood technician - sawing technology

38. Graduate engineers - special professions (Diplomingenieur:innen, soweit nicht anderweitig eingeordnet)

Materials technician - plastics technology (DI), Materials scientist (DI), Calibration technician (DI), Hardening technician (DI), Wood technician (DI), Plastics technician (DI), Leather technician (DI), Travel technician (DI), Footwear technician (DI), Welding technician (DI), Service Technician (DI), Silicate Technician (DI), Process Technician (DI), Environmental /Safety Technician (DI), Technical(er) Consultant (DI), Laser Technician (DI), Development Technician (DI), Testing Technician (DI), Waste Management Technician (according to AWG) (DI), Disposal Technician (Landfill Technician) (DI), Automotive Technician (DI), Geographic Information Technician (DI), Optical(er) Electronics Technician (DI), Pulp and Paper Technician (DI), Recycling Technician (DI), Shipbuilding Technician (DI), Validation Technician (DI), Traffic planner/technician (DI), Hydraulic engineer (DI), Materials engineer (DI), Civil engineer (consulting engineer) (DI), Sales engineer (DI), Project engineer (DI), Technical project worker (DI), Timber construction engineer (DI)

39. Varnishers (Lackierer:innen)

Car painter, painter, furniture painter, spray painter, master spray painter, industrial painter, painting technician

40. Motor vehicle mechanics (Kraftfahrzeugmechaniker:innen)

Motor vehicle mechanic, motor vehicle mechanic master craftsman, motor vehicle mechanic master craftsman, motor vehicle mechanic (motor vehicle mechanics), motorcycle mechanic, truck mechanic, motorboat mechanic, testing master craftsman (motor vehicle technology), workshop manager (motor vehicle workshop), motor vehicle technician, motor vehicle technician - passenger car technology, motor vehicle technician - commercial vehicle technology, motor vehicle technician - motorcycle technology

41. Glaziers (Glaser:innen)

Glazier, master glazier, window fitter, glass construction technician - glass construction, glass construction technician - glass construction

42. Train conductors, stokers (Lokomotivführer:innen, -heizer:innen)

Train driver

43. Building fitters, sheet metal fitters, construction fitters (Bau-, Blech-, Konstruktionsschlosser:innen)

Fitting fitter, building fitter, building fitter foreman, metal fitting fitter, sheet metal fitter, weight fitter, hearth fitter, bodywork fitter (metal), bodywork fitter, construction fitter, art fitter, furniture locksmith, stove locksmith, portal locksmith, pipe locksmith (building locksmith), rolling beam locksmith, key maker, master locksmith, master locksmith (building locksmith), locksmith, steel construction locksmith, Master steel fitter, Stone chiseler, Scales fitter, Foreman steelworker, Assembly fitter, Locksmith (building locksmithery), Pipe fitter, Assembly supervisor locksmithery, Sun protection technician, Shipbuilder, Metal technician - sheet metal technology, Metal technician - metal construction technology, Metal technician - steel construction technology, Design engineer - metal construction technology, Design engineer - steel construction technology, Metal technician - metal construction and sheet metal technology

44. Engineers/technicians for rough mechanicals  (Grobmechaniker:innen)

Plant Mechanic, Bicycle Mechanic, Refrigeration Plant Mechanic, Refrigeration Plant Mechanic, Machine Shop Foreman, Mechanic Shop Foreman, Master Mechanic, Sewing Machine Mechanic, Machine Mechanic, Agricultural Machine Mechanic, Aircraft Mechanic, Agricultural Machine Technician and Mechanic, General Mechanic, Construction Machine Mechanic, Printing Machine Mechanic, Production Technician, Sporting Goods Assembler, Machine Production Technician, Mechanic, Refrigeration Technician, Construction Equipment Technician (with apprenticeship certificate), Aircraft Technician - Turbine Engine Aircraft, Aircraft Technician - Piston Engine Aircraft, Aircraft Technician - Helicopter, Plant Operator, Metal Technician - Mechanical Engineering Technician, Agricultural and Construction Equipment Technician - Construction Equipment, Process Technician, Aircraft Technician, Bicycle Mechatronic Technician

45. Special technicians for low voltage engineering and communication engineering (Techniker:innen für Schwachstrom- und Nachrichtentechnik)

Electronics technician, television technician, radio technician, design engineer - weak current and communications engineering, communications technician, X-ray technician, radio technician, control technician, weak current technician, sound engineer, video technician, telephone system technician, electromedical technician, Electrical technician - process technology, Electrical technician - automation/control, Communications technician, Mobile communications technician (GSM), Planning technician - electronics, Test field technician, Sensor technician, Signal technician, PLC/ASIC/IC technician, PLC programmer, SMD technician, Measurement technician

46. Other technicians for fuel and gas technology (Sonstige Techniker:innen für Feuerungs- und Gastechnik)

Furnace construction technician, heating technician

47. Restaurant chefs (Gaststättenköche/Gaststättenköchinnen)

Department cook, sole cook, institutional cook, side cook, chef de brigade, chef de partie, chef patissier(s), dietary cook, gardemanger, griller, Junior chef(s), chef de cuisine, chef de cuisine, coffee chef(s), waiter(s) and cook(s), chef(s) (hotel and catering), cook(s) and waiter(s), pastry chef(s), Patissier(s) (Hotel and Hospitality), Pizza Chef(s), Restaurant Chef(s), Ship's Chef(s), Sous Chef, Restaurant Chef(s), Rotiss(eur)euse, Entremetier(s), Tournant(s), Saucier(s), Commis de Cuisine, System catering specialist, Gastronomy specialist, Breakfast cook, Commis de Partie, Demichef de Cuisine, Chef de Cuisine, Sushi chef, Kebab chef

48. Painters, house painters (Maler:innen, Anstreicher:innen)

Painter, Master painter, Painter and decorator, Master painter, Painter (building trade), Painter and decorator, Master painter and decorator, Master painter, Miniser, Wallpaper adhesive, Painter and decorator - Decorative painting, Painter and decorator - Functional coating, Painter and decorator - Historic painting, Painter and decorator - Corrosion protection

49. Stove fitters, potters, stove makers (Hafner:innen, Töpfer:innen, Ofensetzer:innen)

Kiln maker, kiln setter, master kiln maker, ceramist, ceramic designer, kiln construction and installation technician

50. Technicians with a higher level of training (engineer) for technical chemistry, chemical engineers (Techniker:innen mit höherer Ausbildung (Ing.) für technische Chemie, Chemotechniker

Work Technician, Work Preparer, Plant Technician, Refa Technician, Technical(er)e Plant Manager, Technical(er)e Calculator, Industrial Technician, Safety Specialist/ Technician, Sales Technician, Customer Support Technician, Maintenance Technician, Production Manager (Commercial/Industrial), Quality Engineer (m./w.), Production Planner, Head of Maintenance, Technical(er)e Assistant

51. Plastic processors (Kunststoffverarbeiter:innen)

Extruder operator, Synthetic resin press operator, Plastics foreman, Plastics deburrer, Plastics press operator, Plastics welder, Plastics injection molder, Plastics processor, Machine worker (plastics processing), Plastic press operator, Plastic welder, Plastic processor, Record press operator, Assembler (plastics processing), Plastics molder, Plastics technician (with apprenticeship qualification), Laminator

52. Special technicians in business administration (echniker:innen für Wirtschaftswesen)

Work Technician, Work Preparer, Plant Technician, Refa Technician, Technical(er)e Plant Manager, Technical(er)e Calculator, Industrial Technician, Safety Specialist/ Technician, Sales Technician, Customer Support Technician, Maintenance Technician, Production Manager (Commercial/Industrial), Quality Engineer, Production Planner, Head of Maintenance, Technical(er)e Assistant

53. Special technicians for civil engineering (Techniker:innen für Bauwesen)

Construction manager, construction supervisor, master builder, construction technician, structural engineering technician, steel construction technician, road construction technician, civil engineering technician, steel construction designer, construction site manager, environmental/safety technician construction, construction technician remediation technology, construction project manager

54. Toolmakers, cutters and punchmakers (Werkzeug-, Schnitt- und Stanzenmacher:innen)

Moldmaker, Cutmaker, Toolmaker, Master Toolmaker, Master Toolmaker, Toolmaker Technician, Precision Tool Grinder Technician, Industrial Engraver, Tool and Fixture Maker, Design Engineer - Toolmaking Technology, Metal Technician - Toolmaking Technology.

55. Dealers and sales clerks for iron and metal goods, domestic and kitchen appliances (Händler:innen und Verkäufer:innen von Eisen- und Metallwaren, Maschinen, Hauhalts- und Küchengeräte)

Ironmonger, hardware salesman, glassware salesman, sanitary ware salesman, household appliance salesman, kitchen appliance salesman, tool salesman

56. Certified public accountants (Wirtschaftstreuhänder:innen)

Audit manager, auditor, financial and economic advisor, auditor, international(er) auditor, tax advisor, chartered accountant, auditor, fiduciary assistant, tax assistant, tax advisor Professional candidate

57. Special technicians (Techniker:innen, soweit nicht anderweitig eingeordnet)

Calibration Technician, Hardening Technician, Wood Technician, Plastics Technician, Leather Technician, Travel Technician, Footwear Technician, Welding Technician, Service Technician, Silicate Technician, Process Technician, Room Planner, Environmental/Safety Technician, Technical(er)e Consultant, Laser Technician, Development Technician, Testing Technician, Equipment Technician (Equipment Planner), Printing Technician, Automotive technician, Geoinformation technician, Glass technician, Optical electronics technician, Pulp and paper technician, Recycling technician, Validation technician, Materials technician, Workshop manager, Sales technician, Project technician, Technical project worker, Wood construction technician, Helpdesk technician, Production measurement technician - production control, Production measurement technician - product measurement

58. Butchers (Fleischer:innen)

Butcher, butcher's assistant, kitchen butcher, butcher, selcher, stick worker, sausage maker, butcher, master butcher, master butcher, meat processor

59. Vehicle body and radiator sheet metal workers (Karosserie-, Kühlerspengler:innen

Auto tinsmith, master auto tinsmith, radiator tinsmith, auto body tinsmith, master auto body tinsmith, master auto body tinsmith, auto body technician, auto body repairman

60. Machine fitters (Maschinenschlosser:innen)

Automotive fitter (machine fitter), Machine fitter, Machine fitter foreman, Pump fitter, Machine fitter foreman, Machine assembler, Assembler (machines), Machine tool technician, Forklift assembler, Conveyor belt assembler, Machine technician (with apprenticeship certificate), Design engineer - mechanical engineering technology

61. Medical technology specialists (Medizinisch-technische Fachkräfte)

Occupational therapist, speech therapist, biomedical analyst, radiology technologist, physical medicine assistant, medical technologist, remedial gymnast, orthoptist, physiotherapist, radiographer, medical technologist, perfusionist, clinical psychologist, psychotherapist, medical assistant, training therapist.

62. Special(ist) technicians for data processing (Techniker:innen für Datenverarbeitung)

Analyst, data acquisition specialist, programmer, system analyst, system organizer, computer technician, network technician, customer service representative (EDP), database technician, EDP maintenance technician, Internet technician, EDP technician (hardware and software), software technician (software developer), EDP trainer (hardware and software), system and user administrator, media specialist - media technology, computer scientist, hotline consultant (EDP HelpDesk), network administrator, system administrator (networks), support engineer (m. /w. ), Application Developer and Programmer, Web Programmer, Multimedia Programmer, Database Developer and Programmer, Application Consultant, Application Supervisor (Support), Data Processing Controller, Data Processing Administrator, Data Processing Organizer, Hardware Technician, Computer Scientist (Application Development), Information Manager (Data Warehouse Manager), Internet/Intranet Administrator, Internet/Intranet Consultant, Media Computer Scientist, Medical Documentary Technician, IT Quality Assurance Technician, Scanning Technology / Image Capture Specialist, Support Manager, System Programmer (EDP), Telecommunications Technician, Usability Engineer, Enterprise Resource Planning System Technician, Web Master, IT Manager (IT Consultant), SAP Developer (SAP Programmer), IT Support Staff, System Integrator (m. /w.), Network/System Engineer (m./w.), Senior Application Engineer (m./w.), Database Administrator, Information Technologist - Computer Science, Information Technologist - Engineering, Application Engineer (m./w.), Firmware Developer, . NET Software Developer, IT Architect, Software Tester, Software Developer, Hardware Developer, Software Implementation Engineer, Information Technology - Systems Engineering, Information Technology - Operations Engineering, Application Developer - Coding

63. Stone masons, stone sculptors (Steinmetzen/Steinmetzinnen, Steinbildhauer:innen)

Stonemason, master stonemason, stonemasonry technician, stonemasonry technician

64. Furniture makers (Möbeltischler:innen)

cabinet maker, cabinet maker, master cabinet maker, master cabinet maker (cabinetmaking), antique cabinet maker (restoration), furniture assembler

65. Qualified healthcare assistants (Pflegefachassistenten/Pflegefachassistentinnen)

Qualified Healthcare assistants

66. Healthcare assistants (Pflegeassistenten/Pflegeassistentinnen)

Healthcare assistants

67. Estate managers, other hotel and restaurant professionals, residence managers
Wirtschafter/innen, andere Hotel-, Gaststättenfachleute, Heimverwalter/innen)

Decree-maker, purchaser (hotel and catering industry/home administration), floor manager/floor governess, holiday home administrator, hospitality assistant, home manager, hotel assistant, hotel secretary, kitchen manager, kitchen administrator, head steward/head stewardess, receptionist, secretary (hotel and catering industry/home administration), linen decree-maker, economist: (hotel and catering industry/home administration), hotel clerk, supervisor for the catering sector, housekeeper, clerk (hospital), party attendant, reservation assistant, reservation manager, reservation employee, guest attendant, hotel clerk (receptionist), operational service provider, hotel and restaurant specialist.

68. Waiters / Waitresses (KellnerInnen)

Sole waiter, bar waiter, bar head waiter, chef de hall, chef de rang, chef d'etage, commis, commis de rang, demichef de rang, beverage waiter, waiter, waiter and parlormaid/maid, station waiter, pay waiter, head waiter, commis de bar, sommelier(s), restaurant specialists, betting cafe waiter, demichef de bar, chef de bar

Regional shortage occupations

The regional shortage occupations apply in addition to the federal shortage occupations.

Shortage occupations Burgenland

Shortage occupations Carinthia

Shortage occupations Lower Austria

Shortage occupations Upper Austria

Shortage occupations Salzburg

Shortage occupations Styria

Shortage occupations Tyrol

Shortage occupations Vorarlberg

Shortage occupations Vienna: In 2022, only the nationwide shortage occupations apply to Vienna.

 

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