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  • Skilled Occupation PROFESSIONALS Arts and Media Professionals > Arts Professionals Music Professionals Singer


      Alternative Title:

      Entertains by singing songs. This occupation requires high levels of creative talent or personal commitment and interest as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications or experience.

      Skill Level: 1


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    Average Income:
    The average salary for a Singer is $ 56,738 for male employees and $ 18,987 for female employees per year.
    Average Age: Males: 50.0 Females: 58.0 Persons: 55.1
    [See: www.abs.gov.au 2112 Music professionals - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016]

    Australian visa options for Vocalist (Singer)

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    491 Visa
    482 TSS Visa
    Skilled Occupation
    ANZSCO Code
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    189 Visa
    190 Visa
    186 Visa (DE)
    187 Visa
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    Visa processing times-months (75%)
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    Visa processing times-months (90%)

    Singer categories in Group B.

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    Singer job description, duties and education requirements


      MUSIC PROFESSIONALS write, arrange, orchestrate, conduct and perform musical compositions.

      Indicative Skill Level:

      In Australia and New Zealand:

        Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. Some occupations in this unit group require high levels of creative talent or personal commitment and interest as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications or experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

      Tasks Include:
      • creating melodic, harmonic and rhythmic structures to express ideas and emotions in musical form
      • translating ideas and concepts into standard musical signs and symbols for reproduction and performance
      • undertaking research and liaising with clients when composing musical backing for television commercials, popular recordings, and radio, television and film productions
      • auditioning and selecting musicians and Singers
      • selecting music for performances and assigning instrumental parts to musicians
      • directing musical groups at rehearsals and performances to achieve desired effects such as tonal and harmonic balance, rhythm and tempo
      • studying and rehearsing repertoire and musical scores prior to performances
      • playing music in recital, as an accompanist, or as a member of an orchestra, band or other musical group, from score and by memory
      • performing music and songs according to interpretation, direction and style of presentation, using highly developed aural skills to reproduce music


      Sources: www.abs.gov.au and DIBP

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