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Regional shortage occupations Salzburg

In addition to the Austria-wide shortage occupations, there are also officially identified shortages of skilled personnel in the occupations in Salzburg. 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 Salzburg:

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

Plasterer, plasterer, plasterer and drywaller, drywall foreman, drywaller

Department store clerk
Department store salesperson, department manager (retail), garden center salesperson

Electromechanic, electromechanic master craftsman, electromechanic master craftsman, test field mechanic, switchgear mechanic, communications electronics technician, measurement and control mechanic, micromechanic, microelectronics technician, communications technician for EDP and telecommunications, communications technician for communications electronics, EDP technician, IT electronics technician, mechatronics technician (with apprenticeship certificate), electrical machine technician, electronics technician (with apprenticeship certificate), service technician telecom, electromechanic for low current, electromechanic for high current, Electromechanical technicians and machine builders, Process control technicians, Electronics production technicians, Air traffic control technicians, Assembly technicians - electromechanical/electronic, Service technicians for office machines, Service technicians for EDP, Service technicians for household appliances, Service technicians for building services, Service technicians for cooling systems, Service technicians for machines and systems, Service technicians for telecommunication networks, Control and regulation technicians, Electrical technicians - automation and Process Control Technician mechatronics technician - alternative drive technology, mechatronics technician - automation technology, mechatronics technician - office and IT systems technology, mechatronics technician - electrical machine technology, mechatronics technician - production technology, mechatronics technician - medical equipment technologyplasterer, stuccoer, plasterer and drywaller, drywall foreman, drywaller

Technical illustrator
Civil draftsman, technical draftsman, civil assistant, cartographer

Denture maker
Dental technician, dental technical assistant

Graduate engineer for civil engineering
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.

Graduate engineer for economics
Work echnician, work preparer, operations technician, refa technician, technicale operations manager, technicale estimator, industrial technician, assistant to operations manager, controller, controlling assistant, safety specialist/ technician, acceptance technician, operations and industrial technician, research and development technician, innovation technician, production technician, sales technician, industrial engineer, customer support technician, maintenance technician, quality engineer, production planner, head of maintenance, technicale assistant

Balance sheet accountant, bookkeeper, accounting clerk, financial accountant, general accountant, hotel accountant, machine accountant, balance accountant, accounts receivable accountant, accounts payable accountant, finance and accounting assistant

Buyer (trade), purchasing manager, technical buyer, fashion outfitter

Forwarding specialists
Forwarding specialists, forwarding merchants, customs declarant, transport consultant, forwarding logistician

Natural florist
Natural florist, florist and flower arranger, wreath maker, florist

Baker, pastry chef, baker and confectioner, master baker, bakery manager, organic baker, baking technologist

Confectioner, gingerbread and wax maker, pastry chef, patissier(s) (confectionery), confectioner (confectionery) - general confectionery, confectioner (confectionery) - patisserie

Coffee, other food processing apprenticeships
Shift supervisor (food processing), machine operator (food), foreman (food processing), food technician

Decorator, vehicle upholsterer, upholsterer, espalier, upholsterer and bedding manufacturer, upholsterer and bedding manufacturer and painter, upholsterer and saddler, master upholsterer, sun protection fitter, upholsterer and decorator, saddler - vehicle upholstery

Hairdressers, make-up artists
Ladies' hairdresser, men's hairdresser, make-up artist, wigmaker, tresser, hairdresser (stylist), master hairdresser

Cosmetic, hand and pedicurists
Certified beautician, chiropodist, cosmetician, cosmetic consultant, manicurist, pedicurist, cosmetic consultant, tanning consultant, color and type consultant, fingernail stylist, tanning salon employee, tattoo artist and piercer, make-up artistin

Technician with higher education (Ing.) for economics
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

Social scientists, economists, scientific statisticians
Business economist, business economist (social/economic science), commercial scientist, social scientist, sociologist, statistician, political economist, political scientist, business information scientist (social/economic science), business information scientist, development economist (regional development), market researcher, social statistician (demography/demoscopy)

Gardener, master gardener, landscape gardener, cemetery and ornamental gardener, skilled gardener, skilled fruit grower, skilled field vegetable grower, garden and green space designer - landscaping/greenkeeping

Traders and sellers of food and luxury foodstuffs
Ice cream salesman, delicatessen salesman, fish salesman, fish products salesman, shop assistant, food salesman, fruit and vegetable salesman, confectionery salesman, sausage salesman, general merchandise salesman, meat salesman, delicatessen manager, bakery store salesman, delicatessen manager assistant

Electrical occupations
Electrical equipment assembler, Electrical tester, Adjuster, Contactor, Assembler (electrical), Assembler, Microtechnician:in, Electronics technician:in - applied electronics, Electronics technician - microtechnology, SMD assembler, Electronics technician - information/ telecommunications technology, Electronics technician - communications electronics

Machine setters, machine adjusters, machine setters, machine setters
Machine setter, press setter, machine setter, quality inspector, textile mechanic, textile technologist

Dealers and sellers of vehicles, components and accessories
Car salesman, car spare parts salesman, car accessories salesman

Chimney sweep
Chimney sweepers

Invoicing clerks, billing clerks
Construction accountants, invoice clerks, invoice controllers, accountants, accounting clerks

Warehouse clerk, warehouse clerks, expeditors
Expeditor, warehouse accountant, warehouse clerk, warehouse place manager, warehouse manager, magazine clerk, magazine manager, magazine master, magazine administrator, manipulator, material issuer, material manager, place master, goods manipulator, tool issuer, prop clerk, warehouse clerk, warehouse manager, warehouse and fleet manager, warehouse logistics specialist, warehouse manager, material manager, business logistics specialist

Crane operators, elevator machinists
Crane operators, overhead crane operators, tower crane operators, mobile crane operators

Bandagist, orthopaedic technician
Bandagist, Orthopedic Mechanic:in, Orthopedic Technician - Orthotic Technology, Orthopedic Technician - Prosthetic Technology, Orthopedic Technician - Rehabilitation Technology

Business administrators
Business economist (business consulting/administration), property manager, real estate agent - administrator

Shortage occupations
in other regions

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