Which professions are considered to have shortages?

A Regulation (Fachkräfteverordnung) defining occupations where there are shortages in the number of skilled workers is issued each year by the Federal Ministry of Labour in consultation with the Federal Minister of Economic Affairs. Which occupations are considered shortage occupations is based on current conditions in the Austrian labour market.

The list of Austria-wide shortage occupations and regional shortage occupations for 2022 can be found here.

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