ENGINEERS & TECHNICIANS SALARY IN NEW ZEALAND

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Average gross salary for Engineers & Technicians GROSS SALARY
NZ$ 69,963
Average gorss salary (USD) for Engineers & Technicians GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 52,619
Average net salary for Engineers & Technicians NET SALARY
NZ$ 53,283
The most typical salary for Engineers & Technicians MOST TYPICAL GROSS
NZ$ 54,005
  Updated: 31 Aug 2020   Diff. gross vs. net: 23%
  Salary entries: 84

Engineers & Technicians Earnings in New Zealand

Average salary for Engineers & Technicians in New Zealand is NZ$ 69,963.

Average take home earning is NZ$ 53,283 (Net).

The most typical salary is NZ$ 54,005 (Gross).

These data are from our visitors surveys (84 individual salaries).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
7 % NZ$ 121,500
13 % NZ$ 101,600
20 % NZ$ 93,750
64 % NZ$ 62,959
82 % NZ$ 54,005
93 % NZ$ 44,500
99 % NZ$ 35,971
Career Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Engineer NZ$ 65,806 US$ 48,653 18
Electrical Engineer NZ$ 64,892 US$ 48,660 17
Technician NZ$ 60,195 US$ 44,801 10
Mechanical Engineer NZ$ 72,000 US$ 56,584 07
Research Engineer NZ$ 72,820 US$ 55,806 05
Technical Manager NZ$ 72,600 US$ 56,622 05
Electrician NZ$ 77,179 US$ 58,423 04
AutoCAD NZ$ 60,500 US$ 46,052 04
Engineering Manager NZ$ 105,000 US$ 79,941 03
Electrical Technician NZ$ 63,833 US$ 48,637 03
City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Auckland NZ$ 74,690 US$ 56,090 42
Christchurch NZ$ 68,172 US$ 50,845 18
Wellington NZ$ 58,000 US$ 42,966 08
Dunedin NZ$ 55,000 US$ 41,051 05
Tauranga NZ$ 81,500 US$ 61,850 03
Napier-Hastings Urban Area NZ$ 65,426 US$ 54,732 03
Hamilton Urban Area NZ$ 45,800 US$ 32,594 02
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  SALARY BY LEVEL   ENGINEERS & TECHNICIANS   NEW ZEALAND

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
145K US$ 103,115 NZ$ 144,000
01
155K US$ 99,651 NZ$ 150,000
01
125K US$ 87,584 NZ$ 121,500
04
105K US$ 75,540 NZ$ 101,600
05
95K US$ 71,435 NZ$ 93,750
06
85K US$ 60,082 NZ$ 81,705
07
75K US$ 56,947 NZ$ 74,313
15
65K US$ 47,530 NZ$ 62,959
15
55K US$ 41,882 NZ$ 54,005
15
45K US$ 33,786 NZ$ 44,500
09
35K US$ 27,389 NZ$ 35,971
05
Less US$ 3,580 NZ$ 5,000
01

  SALARY BY GENDER   ENGINEERS & TECHNICIANS   NEW ZEALAND

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 58,275 NZ$ 78,744 50
Women US$ 41,689 NZ$ 51,546 06
N/A US$ 44,860 NZ$ 58,231 28

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   ENGINEERS & TECHNICIANS   NEW ZEALAND

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Doctorate Degree US$ 63,729 NZ$ 80,225 03
Masters Degree US$ 55,232 NZ$ 71,465 12
Bachelors Degree US$ 49,698 NZ$ 67,172 41
Some College US$ 51,209 NZ$ 66,567 15
High School US$ 57,386 NZ$ 77,175 12
Bellow H. School US$ 71,608 NZ$ 100,000 01

Engineers & Technicians workers holding Bellow H. School degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in New Zealand. With an earned Bellow H. School, they grosses NZ$ 100,000. While Engineers & Technicians workers with Bachelors Degree education earn the least, with an average gross income of NZ$ 67,172. This is 44.09% lower of what Bellow H. School degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   ENGINEERS & TECHNICIANS   NEW ZEALAND

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 59,636 NZ$ 78,500 16
16-20 Years US$ 61,757 NZ$ 77,666 03
12-16 Years US$ 51,728 NZ$ 68,288 09
8-12 Years US$ 59,240 NZ$ 81,451 12
4-8 Years US$ 58,827 NZ$ 79,007 18
2-4 Years US$ 39,762 NZ$ 53,636 11
1-2 Years US$ 43,148 NZ$ 54,801 11
0-1 Year US$ 33,302 NZ$ 45,250 04

Engineers & Technicians workers in New Zealand with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 16-20 Years of experience earn a gross average of NZ$ 77,666 compared to NZ$ 45,250 for their counterparts with 0-1 Year of experience. The difference between workers with 16-20 Years of experience and 0-1 Year is 85.45%.


  SALARY BY AGE   ENGINEERS & TECHNICIANS   NEW ZEALAND

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
57-62 US$ 72,247 NZ$ 102,500 02
51-56 US$ 51,590 NZ$ 74,333 03
45-50 US$ 75,095 NZ$ 93,916 06
39-44 US$ 63,819 NZ$ 76,666 03
33-38 US$ 61,559 NZ$ 83,714 07
27-32 US$ 53,394 NZ$ 72,921 23
22-26 US$ 47,226 NZ$ 62,879 10
16-21 US$ 45,679 NZ$ 66,500 02
N/A US$ 44,860 NZ$ 58,231 28
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  SALARY BY CAREER   ENGINEERS & TECHNICIANS   NEW ZEALAND

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Mechanical Engineer Lead US$ 99,651 NZ$ 150,000 01
2. Electrical Engineer Lead US$ 93,216 NZ$ 121,000 01
3. Engineering Manager US$ 79,941 NZ$ 105,000 03
4. Mathematician US$ 53,025 NZ$ 80,000 01
5. CNC Programmer US$ 60,090 NZ$ 78,000 01
6. Electrician US$ 58,423 NZ$ 77,179 04
7. Metal Engineer US$ 49,825 NZ$ 75,000 01
8. Research Engineer US$ 55,806 NZ$ 72,820 05
9. Technical Manager US$ 56,622 NZ$ 72,600 05
10. Mechanical Engineer US$ 56,584 NZ$ 72,000 07
11. Electrical Technician Lead US$ 58,269 NZ$ 70,000 01
12. Engineer US$ 48,653 NZ$ 65,806 18
13. CNC Operator US$ 50,075 NZ$ 65,000 01
14. Electrical Engineer US$ 48,660 NZ$ 64,892 17
15. Electrical Technician US$ 48,637 NZ$ 63,833 03
16. AutoCAD US$ 46,052 NZ$ 60,500 04
17. Technician US$ 44,801 NZ$ 60,195 10
18. Mechanical Technician US$ 42,965 NZ$ 60,000 01

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In New Zealand economy, Mechanical Engineer Lead is on the top list of highest earners, earning an average gross salary of NZ$ 150,000. Electrical Engineer Lead and Engineering Manager follow, earning NZ$ 121,000 and NZ$ 105,000, respectively. Mechanical Technician earn a gross annual average of NZ$ 60,000, while Technician earn NZ$ 60,195. The gap between the lowest and the highest paid careers is 131.94%.


  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   ENGINEERS & TECHNICIANS   NEW ZEALAND

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 52,726 NZ$ 70,147 81
Contract US$ 3,580 NZ$ 5,000 01
Self Employed US$ 91,468 NZ$ 125,000 01
Part Time US$ 54,107 NZ$ 65,000 01
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  SALARY BY CITY   ENGINEERS & TECHNICIANS   NEW ZEALAND

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Tauranga Engineers & Technicians in Tauranga US$ 61,850 NZ$ 81,500 03
2. Auckland Engineers & Technicians in Auckland US$ 56,090 NZ$ 74,690 42
3. Christchurch Engineers & Technicians in Christchurch US$ 50,845 NZ$ 68,172 18
4. Napier-Hastings Urban Area Engineers & Technicians in Napier-Hastings Urban Area US$ 54,732 NZ$ 65,426 03
5. Wellington Engineers & Technicians in Wellington US$ 42,966 NZ$ 58,000 08
6. Dunedin Engineers & Technicians in Dunedin US$ 41,051 NZ$ 55,000 05
7. Hamilton Urban Area Engineers & Technicians in Hamilton Urban Area US$ 32,594 NZ$ 45,800 02

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    ENGINEERS & TECHNICIANS

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Australia Australia Engineers & Technicians in Australia US$ 98,149 AU$ 109,441 192
2. United States United States Engineers & Technicians US$ 83,270 US$ 83,270 914
3. Germany Germany Engineers & Technicians in Germany US$ 71,181 EUR 58,720 294
4. United Kingdom United Kingdom Engineers & Technicians in United Kingdom US$ 67,821 GBP 46,162 237
5. Hong Kong Hong Kong Engineers & Technicians in Hong Kong US$ 60,021 HKD 466,794 60
6. New Zealand New Zealand US$ 52,619 NZ$ 69,963 84
7. Singapore Singapore Engineers & Technicians in Singapore US$ 51,355 SGD 66,524 186
8. Mexico Mexico Engineers & Technicians in Mexico US$ 38,240 MXN 643,525 51
9. Indonesia Indonesia Engineers & Technicians in Indonesia US$ 25,949 IDR 326,517,660 90
10. Malaysia Malaysia Engineers & Technicians in Malaysia US$ 24,032 MYR 86,360 558

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(29/29)  PROJECT MANAGER


 Posted: 31 Aug 2020

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Project Manage, Contract Manage, Tendering, Procurement."
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 100,000
US$ 66,434


(28/29)  ELECTRONIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 01 Aug 2020

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Electronic designer, systems and module ..."
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 65,000
US$ 43,182


(27/29)  ELECTRIC VEHICLE SHOP TECHNICIAN


 Posted: 26 Jun 2020

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "BHONS Electrical Engineering, Dip. EENZ."
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 36,855
US$ 24,484


(26/29)  ASSOCIATE


 Posted: 11 May 2020

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Associate Mechanical HVAC Engineer."
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 150,000
US$ 99,651


(25/29)  TESTING ENGINEER


 Posted: 15 Apr 2020

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Rolling stock background."
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 120,000
US$ 79,721


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(24/29)  ELECTRONICS ENGINEER


 Posted: 26 Mar 2020

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Electronics design, manufacturing, calibration, ISO 17025, robotics, acoustics, instrumentation, sensors, oceanographic equipment."
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 95,000
US$ 63,112


(23/29)  ELECTRONICS ENGINEER


 Posted: 07 Mar 2020

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 60,000
US$ 39,860


(22/29)  WELDER


 Posted: 19 Feb 2020

High School, 2-4 years: "Pipe welding general fabrication."
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 75,000
US$ 49,825


(21/29)  GRADUATE


 Posted: 15 Jul 2019

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Graduate role, electrical projects."
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 58,000
US$ 41,532


(20/29)  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


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(19/29)  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


(18/29)  GENERAL MANAGER


 Posted: 13 Jun 2019

High School, 20+ years: "Manage sale, engineering and manufacturing."
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 144,000
US$ 103,115


(17/29)  TECHNICIAN


 Posted: 09 Jun 2019

Some College, 20+ years: "Maintenance and repairs."
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 60,000
US$ 42,965


(16/29)  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


(15/29)  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


(14/29)  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


(13/29)  FIELD SERVICE ENGINEER


 Posted: 15 Jan 2019

Some College, 20+ years: "Repair and maintain machinery."
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 68,000
US$ 48,693


(12/29)  GEOMETRIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 03 Jan 2019

High School, 8-12 years: "Geometric Designer."
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 95,000
US$ 68,027


(11/29)  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


(10/29)  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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(9/29)  SENIOR ENGINEER


 Posted: 28 Nov 2018

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Design, estimation, calculation."
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 75,000
US$ 53,706


(8/29)  TECHNICIAN, DESIGN, SALES


 Posted: 26 Nov 2018

High School, 8-12 years: "Design heating products Manufacturing heating products."
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 48,000
US$ 34,372


(7/29)  SENIOR GEOMETRIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 01 Sep 2018

High School, 8-12 years: "Commercial and Government Design Sector."
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 94,500
US$ 67,669


(6/29)  REFRIGERATION TECHNICIAN


 Posted: 10 Jul 2018

Some College, 8-12 years: "Installation, Diagnosis and service of commercial and marine refrigeration."
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 75,000
US$ 53,706


(5/29)  DESIGN ENGINEER


 Posted: 17 Jun 2018

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Machine design and product design."
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 80,000
US$ 57,286


(4/29)  SENIOR CIVIL 3D MODELLER


 Posted: 26 Apr 2018

Bellow H. School, 8-12 years: "AutoCAD Civil 3D model production."
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 100,000
US$ 71,608


(3/29)  SECURITY TECH


 Posted: 01 Jan 2018

Some College, 4-8 years: "Installing Electronic Security system."
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 60,000
US$ 42,965


(2/29)  GENERAL ELECTRICAL WIRING


 Posted: 13 Nov 2017

High School, 20+ years: "Wiring new homes, additions and alterations, electrical repairs and maintenance (mainly domestic, some commercial)."
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 125,000
US$ 91,468


(1/29)  DESIGN ENGINEER - ELECTRICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 18 Jul 2017

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Electrical & Controls Engineering."
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 60,000
US$ 43,905


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