The salary for the nominated position must be above the minimum wage levels set by the department (the TSMIT). The current TSMIT is $53,900.00 excluding superannuation. The salary must also meet the Annual Market Salary Rate.
You’ll also have to demonstrate:
The non-resident’s terms and conditions of employment match those of an Australian employee located at the same site, employed in the same occupation
Where there is no Australian equivalent employee the salary, terms and conditions must match a domestic worker doing equivalent tasks in the area where the employment is to occur.
The employer must also pay the Skilling Australians Fund Levy when lodging the nomination.
Overseas worker applies
When applying for a visa to enter or remain in Australia the main visa applicant needs to show they have qualifications and skills which match that of the nominated position.
The visa applicant will also need to demonstrate that they have vocational English or meets one of the exemptions that the Department of Immigration provides concerning English.