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Regional shortage occupations Lower Austria

In addition to the Austria-wide shortage occupations, there are also officially identified shortages of skilled personnel in the occupations in Lower Austria. Again, people who have vocational training and a job offer in these occupations can immigrate to Austria more quickly than other skilled personnel.


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

You can find more information about the respective professions at AMS Berufsinformationssystem.

For the year 2022, the following occupations are considered regional shortage occupations in Lower Austria:


Plasterers (Stukkateure/Stukkateurinnen)
Plasterer, plasterer, plasterer and drywaller, drywall foreman, drywaller

Graduate engineer for civil engineering (Diplomingenieur:innen für Bauwesen)
Construction foreman, construction manager, construction technician, construction engineer,  onstruction engineer, industrial engineer - construction, structural engineer, steel construction designer, steel construction technician, structural engineer, road construction technician: in, civil engineering technician, construction site manager, environmental /safety technician construction, construction technician-construction design, construction technician-construction ecology, construction technician-building technology, construction technician-remediation technology, project manager for construction projects

Technician with higher education (Ing.) for economics (Techniker:innen mit höherer Ausbildung (Ing.) für Wirtschaftswesen)
Work technician, work planner, operating technician, refa technician, technical operations manager, technical calculator, business technician, safety specialist/technician, operating and business technician, research and development technician, Innovation technician, production technician, sales technician, industrial engineer, customer support technician, maintenance technician, HTL graduate for business management, HTL graduate for industrial engineering, quality engineer, production planner, head of maintenance, technical assistant, bid manager

Iron bender, iron braider (Eisenbieger:innen, -flechter:innen)
Iron bender

Technicians for agriculture, viticulture and horticulture (Techniker:innen für Landwirtschaft, Wein- u. Gartenbau)
Agricultural advisor, horticultural technician, agricultural technician, agricultural auditor, farm advisor, plant protection and fertilizer advisor

Shortage occupations
in other regions

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