average salary in New Zealand New Zealand

info SALARY PROFILES
1,125
info AVG. GROSS SALARY ($)
US$ 59,242
info AVG. GROSS SALARY
NZ$ 75,979
info AVG. NET SALARY
NZ$ 57,135
  UPDATED: 09 Jul 2019
Difference gross vs. net (take home): 24%

What is average salary in New Zealand?

Based on our survey (1,125 individual salary profiles) average GROSS salary in New Zealand is NZ$ 75,979. Average NET salary is NZ$ 57,135. The most frequent GROSS salary is NZ$ 52,585. The most frequent education is Bachelors Degree. The most frequent experience are 8-12 Years.

Career Avg. gross salary (in USD) Profiles
Software Developer NZ$ 80,831 US$ 60,869 20
Graphic Designer NZ$ 61,731 US$ 48,042 18
IT Manager NZ$ 104,823 US$ 82,272 17
Lawyer NZ$ 89,441 US$ 69,878 17
Engineer NZ$ 61,894 US$ 46,043 16
Manager NZ$ 121,178 US$ 92,573 14
Operations Manager NZ$ 105,618 US$ 84,785 14
Civil Engineer NZ$ 103,264 US$ 81,383 14
Construction Project Manager NZ$ 90,321 US$ 70,953 14
Lecturer NZ$ 71,028 US$ 54,963 14
City Avg. gross salary (in USD) Profiles
Auckland NZ$ 77,750 US$ 60,498 613
Wellington NZ$ 85,263 US$ 66,434 159
Christchurch NZ$ 70,455 US$ 55,185 136
Hamilton Urban Area NZ$ 70,479 US$ 55,603 70
Napier-Hastings Urban Area NZ$ 58,681 US$ 46,752 33
Dunedin NZ$ 65,998 US$ 51,872 30
Tauranga NZ$ 76,214 US$ 58,693 24

Salary profiles from individual employees for New Zealand

Below is the list of 1,125 individual salary profiles - all added on this website.

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(100/100) JUNIOR MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 09 Jul 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Budgeting, forecasting, end of month accruals"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 67,750
US$ 48,514

(99/100) BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER


 Posted: 04 Jul 2019

   

Some College, 4-8 years: "Contacting managers of companies with over 100 staff and multiple locations, who are struggling to manage uniform and PPE costs, and solving this with UMS."
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 120,000
US$ 85,929

(98/100) 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

(97/100) SOFTWARE ENGINEER


 Posted: 01 Jul 2019

      

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Develop and maintain .NET application"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 75,000
US$ 53,706

(96/100) CAREGIVER


 Posted: 01 Jul 2019

      

Masters Degree, 0-1 year: "Caring for the elderly in retirement village"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 52,000
US$ 37,236

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(95/100) SALE EXECUTIVE


 Posted: 30 Jun 2019

      

High School, 4-8 years: "Selling cars, word for a franchise in used cars."
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 130,000
US$ 93,090

(94/100) CLINICAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE


 Posted: 29 Jun 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Research drug clinical"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 108,000
US$ 77,336

(93/100) BUSINESS SUPPORT


 Posted: 27 Jun 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Bookkeeping and reconciliation"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 50,000
US$ 35,804

(92/100) MANAGER


 Posted: 27 Jun 2019

      

High School, 4-8 years: "Recruiting construction"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 133,000
US$ 95,238

(91/100) CLINICAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE


 Posted: 27 Jun 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "monitoring clinical trials"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 52,000
US$ 37,236

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(90/100) STORE MANAGER


 Posted: 26 Jun 2019

      

Masters Degree, 1-2 years: "implantation of a french retailer in a new country"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 42,000
US$ 30,075

(89/100) SALS REPS


 Posted: 25 Jun 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Main duty is to sell foods to supermarkets."
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 52,800
US$ 37,809

(88/100) R&D MANAGER


 Posted: 24 Jun 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "laboratory, microbiology, extraction, chromatography, analysis, bioreactor, filtration, centrifugation, authoring articles, SOPs, compliance, biosecurity"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 70,000
US$ 50,125

(87/100) SENIOR CREATIVE COPYWRITER


 Posted: 22 Jun 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Advertising and design"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 75,000
US$ 53,706

(86/100) PRODUCTION ENGINEER


 Posted: 20 Jun 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "To see daily production issues"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 65,000
US$ 46,545

(85/100) GENERAL MANAGER


 Posted: 13 Jun 2019

      

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

(84/100) PRODUCT MANAGER


 Posted: 19 May 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "A combination of Project Manager, Product Owner and Scrum Master"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 120,000
US$ 85,929

(83/100) OPERATION MANAGER


 Posted: 09 May 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Operation manager university"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 60,000
US$ 42,965

(82/100) IT TECHNICIAN


 Posted: 09 May 2019

      

High School, 0-1 year: "Password resets, user creation, manage and troubleshoot devices, set up IT for events and deal with internal and external companies"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 45,500
US$ 32,581

(81/100) SYSTEMS ENGINEER


 Posted: 06 Apr 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Engineering windows systems"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 72,000
US$ 51,558

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(80/100) MARKETING ADVISOR


 Posted: 31 Mar 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Develop strategies, liaise wirh stakeholders, reach objectives"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 72,000
US$ 51,558

(79/100) AUDIO ENGINEER


 Posted: 28 Mar 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "sound design, editing audio, composition"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 56,000
US$ 40,100

(78/100) BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER


 Posted: 28 Mar 2019

      

Some College, 20+ years: "Develop new business electrical systems"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 88,000
US$ 63,015

(77/100) STOREPERSON


 Posted: 27 Mar 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Dangerous goods handler"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 50,000
US$ 35,804

(76/100) FINANCE BUSINESS PARTNER


 Posted: 23 Mar 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Commercial work"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 110,000
US$ 78,768

(75/100) REGIONAL SALES MANAGER


 Posted: 23 Mar 2019

      

Some College, 8-12 years: "Managing top line revenue and costs as well as expansion within my region"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 140,000
US$ 100,251

(74/100) HYDRO EXCAVATOR


 Posted: 22 Mar 2019

      

High School, 1-2 years: "To locate and expose underground services"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 38,000
US$ 27,211

(73/100) ASSISTANG MANAGER


 Posted: 18 Mar 2019

      

Masters Degree, 0-1 year: "Managing operations and teams. Assisting the main manager"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 45,000
US$ 32,223

(72/100) REGULATORY AFFAIRS SPECIALIST


 Posted: 12 Mar 2019

      

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "RA in medical devices"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 95,000
US$ 68,027

(71/100) SAFETY


 Posted: 12 Mar 2019

   

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Oil and gas process safety"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 125,000
US$ 89,510

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(70/100) ASSISTAND MANAGER


 Posted: 09 Mar 2019

      

Masters Degree, 0-1 year: "assisting duty manager"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 35,000
US$ 25,063

(69/100) SENIOR ASSOCIATE


 Posted: 05 Mar 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Corporate and commercial legal advice"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 165,000
US$ 118,153

(68/100) COMPANY ACCOUNTANT AND HR MANAGER


 Posted: 02 Mar 2019

      

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Internal control; management accounting and financial data analysis; financial accounting / compliance; Recruiting; payroll, staff performance and salary management."
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 60,000
US$ 42,965

(67/100) PERFORMANCE MANAGER


 Posted: 26 Feb 2019

   

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Create innovative insights to address the workforce needs of clients who are experiencing change after implementation of an HRIS or other enterprise business application. Implement organisational change projects with strategy, communication and methodology to support a client’s change program. Design and deliver training, awareness and engagement activities including assessment of change readiness and change impact through analytics and consultation with key client stakeholders. Help clients reshape how they operate, build the capabilities of their employees and effectively use their people and digital technology to achieve their stated goals. Prepare and deliver client proposals and other supporting materials in a variety of formats. Direct and conduct analysis and research Oversee refinement of project findings into clear, concise, high-quality deliverables."
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 90,000
US$ 64,447

(66/100) PAINTER AND DECORATOR


 Posted: 26 Feb 2019

      

Some College, 20+ years: "all types of interior and exterior painting, spraying and wallcovering"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 66,000
US$ 47,261

(65/100) SENIOR DESIGNER


 Posted: 26 Feb 2019

      

Some College, 16-20 years: "Design from concept through to finish"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 335,000
US$ 239,886

(64/100) BANK ADVISOR


 Posted: 23 Feb 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Branch operations supervision and sale of bank products"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 52,000
US$ 37,236

(63/100) INVESTMENT ANALYST


 Posted: 20 Feb 2019

      

Masters Degree, 1-2 years: "Handle Equity research and portfolio management"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 87,500
US$ 62,657

(62/100) SITE MANAGER


 Posted: 20 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

(61/100) CONTRACT MANAGER


 Posted: 19 Feb 2019

      

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Contract manager assistant"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 71,000
US$ 50,841

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(60/100) KEY ACCOUNT MANAGER


 Posted: 17 Feb 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "National Corporate Account Manager"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 87,000
US$ 62,299

(59/100) CUSTOMER SERVICE AND OPERATIONS TEAM LEADER


 Posted: 17 Feb 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Managing a team of 15 in insurance industry in sales and service"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 73,500
US$ 52,632

(58/100) 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

(57/100) CHILDREN SOCIAL WORKER


 Posted: 15 Feb 2019

      

Some College, 20+ years: "care and protection work government"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 90,000
US$ 64,447

(56/100) DEVELOPMENT MANAGER


 Posted: 12 Feb 2019

      

High School, 12-16 years: "Head of sports development in a region"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 65,000
US$ 46,545

(55/100) RADIO ENGINEER


 Posted: 11 Feb 2019

      

Some College, 20+ years: "Operations engineer looking after all transport equipment"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 105,000
US$ 75,188

(54/100) GIS TECHNICIAN


 Posted: 31 Jan 2019

      

Masters Degree, 1-2 years: "I create land cover maps for orchards and research new technolgy"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 55,000
US$ 39,384

(53/100) SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER


 Posted: 28 Jan 2019

      

Some College, 12-16 years: "Senior Project Manager in IT"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 122,000
US$ 87,361

(52/100) TEACHING FELLOW


 Posted: 27 Jan 2019

      

Doctorate Degree, 4-8 years: "Teach classes and design courses"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 104,000
US$ 74,472

(51/100) PROJECT MANAGER


 Posted: 26 Jan 2019

   

Some College, 16-20 years: "Management Coordinate sales subcontractors clients administration compliance registration quality control health and safety human resources product research"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 96,000
US$ 68,743

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(50/100) ANALYTICAL MANAGER


 Posted: 22 Jan 2019

      

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "15 YEARS EXPERIENCE IN ANALYTICAL METHOD DEVELOPMENT AND VALIDATION FOR"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 80,000
US$ 57,286

(49/100) ELECTRICIAN


 Posted: 20 Jan 2019

      

Some College, 4-8 years: "pre wire fit off house and industrial"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 67,000
US$ 47,977

(48/100) FIELD SERVICE ENGINEER


 Posted: 16 Jan 2019

      

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

(47/100) LITERACY RESOURCE TEACHER


 Posted: 15 Jan 2019

      

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "Remedial reading and writing"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 79,945
US$ 57,247

(46/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 10 Jan 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "a person who designs buildings and in many cases also supervises their construction."
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 51,844
US$ 37,124

(45/100) RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER


 Posted: 06 Jan 2019

      

Doctorate Degree, 2-4 years: "A/C new product development and compliance management."
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 80,000
US$ 57,286

(44/100) SPA MANAGER


 Posted: 05 Jan 2019

   

Some College, 20+ years: "Management, recruitment, training, managing financial targets, customer service"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 90,000
US$ 64,447

(43/100) GEOMETRIC DESIGNER


 Posted: 03 Jan 2019

      

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

(42/100) SECRETARY


 Posted: 02 Jan 2019

      

High School, 20+ years: "Administration and filing"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 40,000
US$ 28,643

(41/100) LOGISTICS COORDINATOR


 Posted: 29 Dec 2018

      

Masters Degree, 12-16 years: "- complaint handling process coordination, reporting the results to HQ and Mills Management - detecting the structural problems, initiating continuous improvement actions to reduce the number of the complaints meet the targets, improve logistics customer’s service, in co-operation with Managers and Logistics Providers; - using continuous improvement tools ( Lean, Six Sigma, PDCA Cycle) to improve process and system quality as multifunctional expert. - conducting the review calls with company stakeholders - active participation in global projects within supply chain area - transport planning"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 80,000
US$ 57,286

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(40/100) ARCHITECT


 Posted: 17 Dec 2018

      

Some College, 20+ years: "Architect, Technology Lead"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 290,000
US$ 207,662

(39/100) STORE MANAGER


 Posted: 15 Dec 2018

      

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "pay scale, roster,"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 48,000
US$ 34,372

(38/100) 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

(37/100) STRUCTURAL


 Posted: 06 Dec 2018

      

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

(36/100) FULLSTACK DEVELOPER


 Posted: 29 Nov 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Web development, literally keeping the company from going under."
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 50,000
US$ 35,804

(35/100) SENIOR ENGINEER


 Posted: 28 Nov 2018

      

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

(34/100) 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

(33/100) EDUCATION PROGRAMME COORDINATOR


 Posted: 24 Nov 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "past in working in events and working in the health industry coordination/management and business development. Have been in customer service dealing with the running of the day to day business."
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 67,000
US$ 47,977

(32/100) SENIOR MANAGER RISK ASSURANCE


 Posted: 22 Nov 2018

      

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Leading a team od data and business analysts"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 135,000
US$ 96,670

(31/100) CONSULTANT


 Posted: 21 Nov 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "QlikView Consultant"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 130,000
US$ 93,090

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(30/100) ACCOUNTING MANAGER


 Posted: 14 Nov 2018

      

Masters Degree, 16-20 years: "looking after company accounting and finance side"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 75,000
US$ 53,706

(29/100) RECRUITMENT COORDINATOR


 Posted: 12 Nov 2018

      

High School, 2-4 years: "Assist with Recruitment"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 38,638
US$ 27,668

(28/100) PROJECT MANAGER


 Posted: 12 Nov 2018

   

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Oil &Gas. Refinery. More than 11 years experience in Oil and Gas industry"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 100,000
US$ 71,608

(27/100) CUSTOMER ADVOCATE


 Posted: 11 Nov 2018

      

Some College, 20+ years: "Helping customers with understanding their accounts Providing product support for multiple utilities Finding great solutions for any challenge that is thrown your way"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 45,000
US$ 32,223

(26/100) TEACHER


 Posted: 06 Nov 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "teach high school kids"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 96,000
US$ 68,743

(25/100) SUPPLY CHAIN


 Posted: 26 Sep 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "supply chain managment"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 54,000
US$ 38,668

(24/100) SCIENTIST


 Posted: 20 Sep 2018

      

Doctorate Degree, 2-4 years: "development scientist in r and d"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 70,000
US$ 50,125

(23/100) CONSULTANT


 Posted: 18 Sep 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Dairy farm consulting"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 65,000
US$ 46,545

(22/100) FOOD PROCESS ENGINEER


 Posted: 16 Sep 2018

      

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "Design food processing systems"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 110,000
US$ 78,768

(21/100) CUSTOMER SERVICE SPECIALIST


 Posted: 16 Sep 2018

      

High School, 20+ years: "Data entry, outbound calling"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 47,200
US$ 33,799

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(20/100) PROFESSOR


 Posted: 14 Sep 2018

      

Doctorate Degree, 20+ years: "Academic research and teaching."
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 145,000
US$ 103,831

(19/100) GENERAL MANAGER


 Posted: 13 Sep 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Managing overall business."
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 185,000
US$ 132,474

(18/100) FINANCE MANAGER


 Posted: 10 Sep 2018

      

High School, 20+ years: "Financial management of investment funds and 33 companies"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 92,000
US$ 65,879

(17/100) SYSTEMS ENGINEER


 Posted: 06 Sep 2018

      

High School, 8-12 years: "Patching, resolve incidents, complete changes, create accounts, update certs"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 72,000
US$ 51,558

(16/100) 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

(15/100) RESEARCHER


 Posted: 29 Aug 2018

      

Doctorate Degree, 2-4 years: "Research in oceanography"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 77,000
US$ 55,138

(14/100) CHILDCARE EDUCATOR


 Posted: 27 Aug 2018

      

Some College, 20+ years: "caring for children aged 0-5."
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 18,000
US$ 12,889

(13/100) TEAM LEADER


 Posted: 26 Aug 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Team leader on eight people"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 108,000
US$ 77,336

(12/100) SENIOR CAPITAL ACCOUNTANT


 Posted: 22 Aug 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Capital projects forecast and planning"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 100,000
US$ 71,608

(11/100) DOCTOR


 Posted: 16 Aug 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "General practioner"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 140,000
US$ 100,251

HOW MUCH TO PAY EMPLOYEES?
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(10/100) SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER


 Posted: 15 Aug 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Managing system implementations"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 100,000
US$ 71,608

(9/100) DIRECTOR


 Posted: 12 Aug 2018

      

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Director of consulting firm"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 100,000
US$ 71,608

(8/100) PRINCIPAL ARCHITECT


 Posted: 04 Aug 2018

      

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Managing large projects, client facing, managing other architects and consultants"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 150,000
US$ 107,411

(7/100) CADASTRAL SURVEYOR


 Posted: 04 Aug 2018

      

Some College, 16-20 years: "Cadastral surveys of land boundaries, subdivisions, development."
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 100,000
US$ 71,608

(6/100) EXECUTIVE CHEF


 Posted: 31 Jul 2018

      

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "manage kitchen, menus, purveyors, employs, costs"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 60,000
US$ 42,965

(5/100) GROCERY BUYER


 Posted: 25 Jul 2018

      

Some College, 16-20 years: "manage teams and buying"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 82,000
US$ 58,718

(4/100) ROOFER


 Posted: 22 Jul 2018

      

High School, 20+ years: "Reroofing running jobs estimating"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 65,000
US$ 46,545

(3/100) PROJECT MANAGER


 Posted: 18 Jul 2018

      

Masters Degree, 4-8 years: "project management"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 80,000
US$ 57,286

(2/100) SUPERVISOR


 Posted: 15 Jul 2018

      

High School, 12-16 years: "room attendants supervisor"
Individual GROSS salary:
NZ$ 40,000
US$ 28,643

(1/100) REFRIGERATION TECHNICIAN


 Posted: 11 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

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  INFO   NEW ZEALAND


New Zealand incomes are not the most high by international standard comparisons. However they are at a level where middle class enjoy a good life style.

The minimum wage is around $500 NZD per week. New Zealand has a minimum rate that must be paid for young people under 20 age. This rate is around 10 NZD per hour. A little bit less than 3% of employee are at these level. Those that are work in unskilled areas belongs to this level as well.

Employees in skilled occupations with more than 10 years of experience receive an average earnings from around 58,000 NZD to around 80,000 NZD or more per year. For example average income for senior software engineer/developer is around 82,000 NZD.


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This salary report contains various tables and charts to represent how different careers, cities, education, experience, age, gender, etc. affect salaries.

  SURVEY BY LEVELS    NEW ZEALAND

Salary levels Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles (frequency)
155K US$ 118,179 NZ$ 150,583
24
145K US$ 109,495 NZ$ 141,522
17
135K US$ 101,117 NZ$ 132,400
15
125K US$ 94,572 NZ$ 121,529
34
115K US$ 88,062 NZ$ 112,866
25
105K US$ 79,392 NZ$ 101,755
84
95K US$ 73,890 NZ$ 93,461
67
85K US$ 62,996 NZ$ 82,091
101
75K US$ 57,129 NZ$ 73,578
122
65K US$ 49,089 NZ$ 63,055
141
55K US$ 41,259 NZ$ 52,585
160
45K US$ 34,360 NZ$ 43,857
159
35K US$ 27,354 NZ$ 34,481
97
25K US$ 20,093 NZ$ 25,330
24
15K US$ 12,654 NZ$ 16,668
07
Less US$ 3,620 NZ$ 5,000
02

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  SURVEY BY GENDER    NEW ZEALAND

Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Male US$ 70,285 NZ$ 89,576 441
Female US$ 51,667 NZ$ 65,902 240
N/A US$ 52,369 NZ$ 67,922 444

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  SURVEY BY EDUCATION    NEW ZEALAND

Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Doctorate Degree US$ 85,898 NZ$ 110,707 37
Masters Degree US$ 67,520 NZ$ 86,570 204
Bachelors Degree US$ 58,659 NZ$ 75,024 505
Some College US$ 57,755 NZ$ 74,289 207
High School US$ 47,061 NZ$ 60,520 157
Bellow H. School US$ 48,582 NZ$ 63,557 15

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  SURVEY BY EXPERIENCE    NEW ZEALAND

Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
20+ Years US$ 70,915 NZ$ 91,368 154
16-20 Years US$ 80,959 NZ$ 103,496 81
12-16 Years US$ 73,520 NZ$ 95,992 87
8-12 Years US$ 68,967 NZ$ 88,244 227
4-8 Years US$ 56,746 NZ$ 72,242 222
2-4 Years US$ 43,674 NZ$ 56,272 162
1-2 Years US$ 40,344 NZ$ 51,408 104
0-1 Year US$ 36,916 NZ$ 47,044 88

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  SURVEY BY AGES    NEW ZEALAND

Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
More US$ 55,233 NZ$ 75,000 01
69-74 US$ 28,010 NZ$ 34,000 01
63-68 US$ 65,919 NZ$ 79,983 06
57-62 US$ 69,185 NZ$ 91,703 24
51-56 US$ 75,221 NZ$ 97,947 26
45-50 US$ 80,188 NZ$ 101,511 78
39-44 US$ 74,690 NZ$ 94,528 110
33-38 US$ 69,449 NZ$ 88,280 136
27-32 US$ 58,391 NZ$ 74,505 186
22-26 US$ 42,249 NZ$ 54,104 93
16-21 US$ 29,761 NZ$ 38,566 20
N/A US$ 52,369 NZ$ 67,922 444

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  SURVEY BY FIELDS    NEW ZEALAND

# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. Management & Business US$ 87,451 NZ$ 111,953 108
2. Architect Constructions US$ 73,868 NZ$ 98,358 11
3. Engineers & Technicians IV US$ 75,736 NZ$ 97,890 21
4. Finance & Banking US$ 75,859 NZ$ 95,347 36
5. IT & Telecommunication II US$ 70,379 NZ$ 89,446 84
6. Law US$ 69,927 NZ$ 88,945 24
7. Aviation & Shipping US$ 69,058 NZ$ 86,063 07
8. Health Care & Medical US$ 64,180 NZ$ 83,066 26
9. IT & Telecommunication US$ 64,010 NZ$ 82,193 104
10. Health Care & Medical II US$ 64,314 NZ$ 81,001 21
11. Human Resources US$ 58,057 NZ$ 76,986 27
12. Construction & Labor Workers US$ 57,362 NZ$ 73,280 55
13. Marketing, Sales, Purchase US$ 57,116 NZ$ 73,027 65
14. Engineers & Technicians V US$ 56,898 NZ$ 71,890 15
15. Public Sector US$ 55,533 NZ$ 70,851 22
16. Insurance US$ 52,584 NZ$ 67,759 22
17. Engineers & Technicians US$ 51,808 NZ$ 67,540 72
18. Media US$ 52,017 NZ$ 67,324 17
19. Agriculture & Fishing US$ 52,565 NZ$ 67,131 19
20. Manufacturing & Labor Workers US$ 50,411 NZ$ 64,591 16
21. Education & University US$ 48,285 NZ$ 62,769 48
22. Logistics, Road, Railway US$ 49,125 NZ$ 62,527 27
23. Salesmen & Saleswomen US$ 47,723 NZ$ 61,159 27
24. Accounting & Administration US$ 47,836 NZ$ 61,125 101
25. Organization & Coordination US$ 43,951 NZ$ 57,830 12
26. Making Design US$ 44,325 NZ$ 56,923 31
27. Sports & Recreation US$ 43,952 NZ$ 56,714 07
28. Customer Services US$ 40,704 NZ$ 52,231 31
29. Hotels & Tourism US$ 39,939 NZ$ 51,483 15
30. Restaurants, Inns, Pubs US$ 28,268 NZ$ 36,472 15

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  SURVEY BY CAREERS    NEW ZEALAND

# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. General Manager US$ 97,276 NZ$ 125,846 13
2. Other IT Career US$ 96,933 NZ$ 122,050 16
3. Manager US$ 92,573 NZ$ 121,178 14
4. Business Development Manager US$ 87,963 NZ$ 108,722 09
5. Sales Manager US$ 82,106 NZ$ 107,376 10
6. Operations Manager US$ 84,785 NZ$ 105,618 14
7. IT Manager US$ 82,272 NZ$ 104,823 17
8. Human Resources Manager US$ 76,959 NZ$ 103,444 09
9. Civil Engineer US$ 81,383 NZ$ 103,264 14
10. System Analyst US$ 71,694 NZ$ 91,833 09
11. IT Project Manager US$ 70,863 NZ$ 91,545 11
12. Construction Project Manager US$ 70,953 NZ$ 90,321 14
13. Logistics Manager US$ 70,814 NZ$ 89,525 10
14. Lawyer US$ 69,878 NZ$ 89,441 17
15. Project Manager US$ 67,481 NZ$ 86,697 09
16. Chartered Accountant US$ 67,838 NZ$ 86,090 11
17. Other Engineer Career US$ 66,357 NZ$ 83,300 10
18. Software Developer US$ 60,869 NZ$ 80,831 20
19. Insurance Broker US$ 57,830 NZ$ 74,444 09
20. Software Engineer US$ 56,420 NZ$ 71,364 12
21. Lecturer US$ 54,963 NZ$ 71,028 14
22. Other Public Sector Career US$ 53,583 NZ$ 67,981 15
23. Accountant US$ 50,272 NZ$ 64,725 10
24. Technician US$ 47,059 NZ$ 62,788 09
25. Engineer US$ 46,043 NZ$ 61,894 16
26. Graphic Designer US$ 48,042 NZ$ 61,731 18
27. Electrical Engineer US$ 47,918 NZ$ 61,552 13
28. Accounting Assistant US$ 40,171 NZ$ 51,681 11
29. Call Center US$ 33,254 NZ$ 42,530 10
30. Administrator US$ 33,275 NZ$ 40,686 09

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  SURVEY BY WORK    NEW ZEALAND

Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Permanent US$ 58,908 NZ$ 75,443 997
Contract US$ 59,766 NZ$ 78,998 66
Self Employed US$ 92,954 NZ$ 118,700 31
Part Time US$ 35,156 NZ$ 44,064 31

  SURVEY BY CITIES    NEW ZEALAND

# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. Wellington US$ 66,434 NZ$ 85,263 159
2. Auckland US$ 60,498 NZ$ 77,750 613
3. Tauranga US$ 58,693 NZ$ 76,214 24
4. Hamilton Urban Area US$ 55,603 NZ$ 70,479 70
5. Christchurch US$ 55,185 NZ$ 70,455 136
6. Dunedin US$ 51,872 NZ$ 65,998 30
7. Napier-Hastings Urban Area US$ 46,752 NZ$ 58,681 33

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  SURVEY BY COUNTRIES    NEW ZEALAND

# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. Australia Australia US$ 88,092 AU$ 98,056 2,808
2. United States United States US$ 80,990 US$ 80,990 18,980
3. Germany Germany US$ 76,723 EUR 61,718 2,026
4. United Kingdom United Kingdom US$ 73,263 GBP 49,191 4,095
5. Hong Kong Hong Kong US$ 70,926 HKD 551,175 1,673
6. Singapore Singapore US$ 66,376 SGD 86,142 2,956
7. New Zealand New Zealand US$ 59,242 NZ$ 75,979 1,125
8. Mexico Mexico US$ 46,804 MXN 762,336 524
9. Malaysia Malaysia US$ 29,109 MYR 101,880 5,822
10. Indonesia Indonesia US$ 27,343 IDR 323,460,232 1,675

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