ENGINEER SALARY IN NEW ZEALAND

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Average gross salary for Engineer GROSS SALARY
NZ$ 67,425
Average gorss salary (USD) for Engineer GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 49,235
Average net salary for Engineer NET SALARY
NZ$ 48,879
The most typical salary for Engineer MOST TYPICAL GROSS
NZ$ 83,187
  Updated: 14 May 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 27%
  Salary entries: 20

Average salary for Engineer in New Zealand is NZ$ 67,425.

Average take home earning is NZ$ 48,879 (Net).

The most typical salary is NZ$ 83,187 (Gross).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
5 % NZ$ 120,000
10 % NZ$ 95,000
35 % NZ$ 83,187
55 % NZ$ 73,550
85 % NZ$ 53,175
95 % NZ$ 36,500
100 % NZ$ 5,000
City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Auckland NZ$ 71,620 US$ 52,735 15
Wellington NZ$ 50,000 US$ 35,804 03
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  SALARY BY LEVEL   ENGINEER   NEW ZEALAND

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
125K US$ 85,929 NZ$ 120,000
01
95K US$ 78,265 NZ$ 95,000
01
85K US$ 57,206 NZ$ 83,187
05
75K US$ 53,686 NZ$ 73,550
04
65K US$ 51,106 NZ$ 66,338
02
55K US$ 38,853 NZ$ 53,175
04
35K US$ 29,267 NZ$ 36,500
02
Less US$ 3,580 NZ$ 5,000
01

  SALARY BY GENDER   ENGINEER   NEW ZEALAND

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 56,732 NZ$ 79,719 12
Women US$ 17,190 NZ$ 21,000 02
N/A US$ 44,923 NZ$ 58,312 06

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   ENGINEER   NEW ZEALAND

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Doctorate Degree US$ 51,106 NZ$ 66,338 02
Masters Degree US$ 55,837 NZ$ 77,100 02
Bachelors Degree US$ 46,031 NZ$ 63,224 14
Some College US$ 63,194 NZ$ 88,250 02

Engineer workers holding Some College degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in New Zealand. With an earned Some College, they grosses NZ$ 88,250. While Engineer workers with Bachelors Degree education earn the least, with an average gross income of NZ$ 63,224. This is 37.29% lower of what Some College degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   ENGINEER   NEW ZEALAND

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 52,414 NZ$ 67,166 03
8-12 Years US$ 43,296 NZ$ 56,200 01
4-8 Years US$ 61,283 NZ$ 86,356 06
2-4 Years US$ 42,359 NZ$ 59,250 04
1-2 Years US$ 51,786 NZ$ 70,892 03
0-1 Year US$ 30,558 NZ$ 41,000 03

Engineer workers in New Zealand with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 4-8 Years of experience earn a gross average of NZ$ 86,356 compared to NZ$ 41,000 for their counterparts with 0-1 Year of experience. The difference between workers with 4-8 Years of experience and 0-1 Year is 100.55%.


  SALARY BY AGE   ENGINEER   NEW ZEALAND

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
45-50 US$ 78,265 NZ$ 95,000 01
27-32 US$ 46,212 NZ$ 65,837 08
22-26 US$ 53,442 NZ$ 75,387 05
N/A US$ 44,923 NZ$ 58,312 06
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  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   ENGINEER   NEW ZEALAND

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 51,638 NZ$ 70,711 19
Contract US$ 3,580 NZ$ 5,000 01
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  SALARY BY CITY   ENGINEER   NEW ZEALAND

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Auckland Engineer in Auckland US$ 52,735 NZ$ 71,620 15
2. Wellington Engineer in Wellington US$ 35,804 NZ$ 50,000 03

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    ENGINEER

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Australia Australia Engineer in Australia US$ 87,500 AU$ 97,471 52
2. United States United States Engineer US$ 82,274 US$ 82,274 245
3. Germany Germany Engineer in Germany US$ 68,575 EUR 56,759 100
4. United Kingdom United Kingdom Engineer in United Kingdom US$ 57,968 GBP 39,620 67
5. New Zealand New Zealand US$ 49,235 NZ$ 67,425 20
6. Singapore Singapore Engineer in Singapore US$ 48,231 SGD 62,370 65
7. Hong Kong Hong Kong Engineer in Hong Kong US$ 44,717 HKD 347,627 21
8. Mexico Mexico Engineer in Mexico US$ 30,118 MXN 512,427 21
9. Malaysia Malaysia Engineer in Malaysia US$ 22,188 MYR 81,617 269
10. Indonesia Indonesia Engineer in Indonesia US$ 21,794 IDR 278,664,516 31

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(9/9)  SITE ENGINEER


 Posted: 14 May 2020

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Bachelor of engineering."
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 80,000
US$ 53,147


(8/9)  OPTIMISATION ENGINEER


 Posted: 13 Apr 2020

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Analytics, Project Management."
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 84,000
US$ 55,804


(7/9)  STRUCTURAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 14 Jul 2019

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Analyse and design structural systems."
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 74,201
US$ 53,134


(6/9)  VALIDATION ENGINEER


 Posted: 01 Jul 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Testing, qualifying new equipment and maintain validated status of existing equipment. Documentation of validation protocols."
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 5,000
US$ 3,580


(5/9)  PROJECT ENGINEER


 Posted: 24 May 2019

Some College, 4-8 years: "Project engineer on construction sites."
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 120,000
US$ 85,929


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(4/9)  SITE MANAGER


 Posted: 19 Feb 2019

Some College, 20+ years: "Overseeing engineers who are Installing data, Fibre-optic and MATV cables."
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 56,500
US$ 40,458


(3/9)  PASSIVE FIRE ENGINEER


 Posted: 16 Feb 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Consultancy and Site works."
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 72,000
US$ 51,558


(2/9)  ELECTRONIC AND FIRMWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 06 Dec 2018

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "* PCB and electronic design responsibility * Firmware and software design * Project management and supervision * Stakeholder engagement."
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 85,937
US$ 61,537


(1/9)  STRUCTURAL


 Posted: 05 Dec 2018

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Designer of structure s."
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 73,000
US$ 52,274


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