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AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR MOST TYPICAL SALARY / YEAR
Gross income
Net (after tax)

1.46 NZD = 1 USD

89,141 NZD

$61,134 USD
Auckland

92,789 NZD

53,950 NZD

$37,000 USD
Including "Auckland"
Excluding "Auckland"

Average Salary / New Zealand

Average salary in New Zealand is 89,141 NZD per year. The most typical earning is 53,950 NZD. All data are based on 1,566 salary surveys. Salaries are different between men and women. Men receive an average salary of 102,943 NZD. Women receive a salary of 77,134 NZD.

The most paid careers are Aviation & Shipping with average income 139,105 NZD and Engineers & Technicians III with income 131,377 NZD.

Based on education, the highest salaries receive people with Doctorate Degree with salary of 130,356 NZD. The second most paid education level is Masters Degree with salary of 100,610 NZD.

Different experiences affect earning as well. People with 16-20 Years of experience receive salary of 125,107 NZD. Employees with 12-16 Years of experience receive 106,151 NZD.

Levels / New Zealand (Gross NZD)

Salary Levels (NZD) per Year Surveys [%]
4,400 NZD - 7,299 NZD
0 n/a
7,300 NZD - 14,599 NZD
0 n/a
14,600 NZD - 21,899 NZD
9 100%
0.57%
21,900 NZD - 29,199 NZD
15 99.43%
0.96%
29,200 NZD - 36,499 NZD
40 98.47%
2.55%
36,500 NZD - 43,699 NZD
77 95.91%
4.92%
43,700 NZD - 50,999 NZD
139 91%
8.88%
THE MOST TYPICAL SALARY
51,000 NZD - 58,299 NZD
159 82.12%
10.15%
58,300 NZD - 65,599 NZD
137 71.97%
8.75%
65,600 NZD - 72,899 NZD
129 63.22%
8.24%
72,900 NZD - 80,199 NZD
144 54.98%
9.2%
80,200 NZD - 87,499 NZD
110 45.79%
7.02%
87,500 NZD - 94,799 NZD
104 38.76%
6.64%
94,800 NZD - 102,099 NZD
67 32.12%
4.28%
102,100 NZD - 109,399 NZD
64 27.84%
4.09%
109,400 NZD - 116,599 NZD
66 23.75%
4.21%
116,600 NZD - 123,899 NZD
66 19.54%
4.21%
123,900 NZD - 131,199 NZD
32 15.33%
2.04%
131,200 NZD - 138,499 NZD
27 13.28%
1.72%
138,500 NZD - 145,799 NZD
28 11.56%
1.79%
145,800 NZD - 153,099 NZD
19 9.77%
1.21%
153,100 NZD - 160,399 NZD
18 8.56%
1.15%
160,400 NZD - 167,699 NZD
10 7.41%
0.64%
167,700 NZD - 174,999 NZD
19 6.77%
1.21%
175,000 NZD - 182,299 NZD
16 5.56%
1.02%
182,300 NZD - 189,599 NZD
9 4.53%
0.57%
189,600 NZD - 196,799 NZD
8 3.96%
0.51%
196,800 NZD - 204,099 NZD
5 3.45%
0.32%
204,100 NZD - 211,399 NZD
2 3.13%
0.13%
211,400 NZD - 218,699 NZD
6 3%
0.38%
HIGH SALARIES
218,700 NZD - 233,299 NZD
3 2.62%
0.19%
233,300 NZD - 247,899 NZD
6 2.43%
0.38%
247,900 NZD - 262,499 NZD
0 n/a
262,500 NZD - 276,999 NZD
5 2.04%
0.32%
277,000 NZD - 291,599 NZD
6 1.72%
0.38%
291,600 NZD - 306,199 NZD
5 1.34%
0.32%
306,200 NZD - 320,799 NZD
5 1.02%
0.32%
320,800 NZD - 335,399 NZD
4 0.7%
0.26%
335,400 NZD - 349,899 NZD
2 0.45%
0.13%
350,000 NZD - 364,499 NZD
0 n/a
364,500 NZD - 510,299 NZD
5 0.32%
0.32%

Gender / New Zealand (Gross NZD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Men 739 102,943 NZD
2 Women 384 77,134 NZD

Education / New Zealand (Gross NZD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Doctorate Degree 48 130,356 NZD
2 Masters Degree 251 100,610 NZD
3 Bachelors Degree 751 90,257 NZD
4 Some College 278 82,092 NZD
5 High School 220 74,218 NZD
6 Bellow H. School 18 67,511 NZD

Experience / New Zealand (Gross NZD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 16-20 Years 144 125,107 NZD
2 12-16 Years 135 106,151 NZD
3 20+ Years 214 103,235 NZD
4 8-12 Years 293 99,298 NZD
5 4-8 Years 301 84,571 NZD
6 2-4 Years 228 68,677 NZD
7 1-2 Years 139 62,845 NZD
8 0-1 Year 112 55,262 NZD

Age / New Zealand (Gross NZD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 66-70 3 130,064 NZD
2 46-50 101 117,087 NZD
3 41-45 129 110,380 NZD
4 56-60 39 109,942 NZD
5 51-55 63 109,796 NZD
6 36-40 162 105,714 NZD
7 31-35 228 93,465 NZD
8 61-65 17 88,070 NZD
9 26-30 227 81,946 NZD
10 n/a 443 76,551 NZD
11 21-25 132 63,428 NZD
12 71-75 2 60,657 NZD
13 14-20 20 49,867 NZD

Work Type / New Zealand (Gross NZD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Self Employed 46 130,064 NZD
2 Contract 92 91,861 NZD
3 Permanent 1,389 88,362 NZD
4 Part Time 39 61,824 NZD

Cities / New Zealand (Gross NZD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Wellington 226 97,694 NZD
2 Auckland 827 92,736 NZD
3 Christchurch 193 83,842 NZD
4 Tauranga 45 81,800 NZD
5 --Other-- 97 79,905 NZD
6 Hamilton Urban Area 95 77,718 NZD
7 Dunedin 38 71,010 NZD
8 Napier-Hastings Urban Area 45 68,531 NZD

Career Groups / New Zealand (Gross NZD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Aviation & Shipping 14 139,105 NZD
2 Engineers & Technicians III 8 131,377 NZD
3 Management & Business 166 123,648 NZD
4 Engineers & Technicians II 1 117,670 NZD
5 Finance & Banking 54 117,524 NZD
6 Architect Constructions 14 106,734 NZD
7 Engineers & Technicians IV 29 105,568 NZD
8 Law 27 102,797 NZD
9 IT & Programming II 123 101,777 NZD
10 IT & Programming 139 94,049 NZD
11 Military 4 93,465 NZD
12 Health Care & Medical 32 92,882 NZD
13 Health Care & Medical II 28 92,445 NZD
14 Engineers & Technicians V 20 92,153 NZD
15 Human Resources 35 89,966 NZD
16 Logistics, Road, Railway 39 85,154 NZD
17 Marketing, Sales, Purchase 96 85,008 NZD
18 Construction & Labor Workers 73 85,008 NZD
19 Education & University 67 82,529 NZD
20 Engineers & Technicians 98 80,634 NZD
21 Geography & Geodesy 7 79,905 NZD
22 Public Sector 33 79,030 NZD
23 Arts, Culture, Performance 8 78,301 NZD
24 Insurance 23 76,843 NZD
25 Media 21 75,676 NZD
26 Agriculture & Fishing 23 75,093 NZD
27 Automobile 7 74,801 NZD
28 Accounting & Administration 136 73,781 NZD
29 Manufacturing & Labor Workers 31 72,323 NZD
30 Salesmen & Saleswomen 40 69,698 NZD
31 Fashion 6 66,198 NZD
32 Making Design 37 65,323 NZD
33 Organization & Coordination 22 63,865 NZD
34 Sports & Recreation 11 62,699 NZD
35 Hotels & Tourism 19 61,678 NZD
36 Archaeology & History 3 61,532 NZD
37 Security & Fireguard 9 61,095 NZD
38 Properties & Real Estates 9 60,657 NZD
39 Customer Services 37 57,158 NZD
40 Restaurants, Inns, Pubs 17 40,973 NZD

Careers / New Zealand (Gross NZD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Director 10 196,701 NZD
2 CEO 10 144,937 NZD
3 Computer Architect 7 141,146 NZD
4 General Manager 19 133,126 NZD
5 Other IT Career 22 131,522 NZD
6 Finance Manager 11 127,585 NZD
7 IT Manager 21 126,711 NZD
8 Business Development Manager 14 123,648 NZD
9 Manager 28 119,274 NZD
10 Human Resources Manager 12 118,399 NZD
11 Operations Manager 17 113,587 NZD
12 Chartered Accountant 17 111,983 NZD
13 Civil Engineer 20 109,067 NZD
14 Sales Manager 13 108,921 NZD
15 Other Management Career 12 107,172 NZD
16 Construction Manager 11 105,422 NZD
17 Logistics Manager 14 104,693 NZD
18 Other Engineer Career 15 104,547 NZD
19 Construction Project Manager 21 103,381 NZD
20 IT Project Manager 15 102,214 NZD
21 Lawyer 19 99,589 NZD
22 System Analyst 13 96,673 NZD
23 Project Manager 16 96,527 NZD
24 Other Education Career 9 94,194 NZD
25 Marketing Manager 12 93,174 NZD
26 Technical Manager 7 92,882 NZD
27 Customer Service Manager 7 91,424 NZD
28 Financial Analyst 7 91,132 NZD
29 Software Engineer 20 88,654 NZD
30 System Administrator 11 88,654 NZD
31 Lecturer 19 88,362 NZD
32 Engineer 23 86,321 NZD
33 Other Human Resource Career 9 86,175 NZD
34 Software Developer 31 85,008 NZD
35 Mechanical Engineer 8 84,279 NZD
36 Insurance Broker 10 83,696 NZD
37 Salesmen or Saleswomen 9 83,113 NZD
38 Construction Foreman 9 80,342 NZD
39 Other Public Sector Career 21 78,884 NZD
40 .NET Developer 8 76,405 NZD
41 Sales 8 76,405 NZD
42 Network Administrator 7 76,259 NZD
43 Other Agriculture Career 10 73,343 NZD
44 Electrical Engineer 17 70,427 NZD
45 Accountant 13 69,990 NZD
46 Other Sales Career 7 69,844 NZD
47 Architect 8 69,260 NZD
48 Other Tourism Career 7 69,260 NZD
49 Graphic Designer 22 69,115 NZD
50 Office Administrator 12 68,094 NZD
51 Marketing 11 66,198 NZD
52 Other Constr. & Labor Career 8 63,574 NZD
53 Technician 11 63,282 NZD
54 Accounting Assistant 11 58,616 NZD
55 Administrator 12 50,742 NZD
56 Customer Consultant 10 49,867 NZD
57 Call Center 10 48,555 NZD
58 Store Manager 7 48,263 NZD

People's individual salary examples (surveys)

Lead Mechanic
Posted 17 April 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Christchurch Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 85,500 NZD

Retail Manager
Posted 15 April 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Auckland High School 1-2 Years Basic 35,300 NZD

Territory Manager
Posted 14 April 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Auckland High School 16-20 Years Advanced 73,500 NZD

Civil Engineering Technician
Posted 14 April 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Napier-Hastings Urban Area Some College 8-12 Years Intermediate 76,000 NZD

Graduate Geotechnical Engineer
Posted 14 April 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Hamilton Urban Area Masters Degree 0-1 Year Basic 70,000 NZD

Managing Director
Posted 13 April 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Auckland High School 16-20 Years Expert 400,000 NZD

Regional Coordinator
Posted 09 April 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Christchurch Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Intermediate 58,900 NZD

Senior Systems Engineer
Posted 07 April 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Hamilton Urban Area Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Intermediate 118,700 NZD

Product Development Food Technologist
Posted 05 April 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Auckland Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 98,200 NZD

Mobile Mechanic
Posted 05 April 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Auckland High School 16-20 Years Advanced 59,300 NZD

Policy Advisor
Posted 05 April 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Auckland Masters Degree 8-12 Years Advanced 89,000 NZD

Commercial Lead
Posted 27 March 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Auckland Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 128,600 NZD

Medic
Posted 22 March 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Christchurch Some College 0-1 Year Intermediate 51,400 NZD

General Manager
Posted 21 March 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
--Other-- Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 128,600 NZD

Cloud
Posted 20 March 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Auckland Masters Degree 0-1 Year Intermediate 55,600 NZD

Head Of Department
Posted 19 March 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Wellington Masters Degree 12-16 Years Expert 158,300 NZD

Customer Service Agent
Posted 18 March 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Auckland Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 69,200 NZD

Project Manager
Posted 17 March 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Christchurch Some College 2-4 Years Advanced 82,100 NZD

Manager
Posted 13 March 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Auckland Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years Advanced 93,000 NZD

Research Scientist
Posted 11 March 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
--Other-- Doctorate Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 69,500 NZD

Customer Service Officer
Posted 10 March 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Auckland Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 64,300 NZD

Area Manager
Posted 08 March 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
--Other-- Some College 16-20 Years Advanced 135,500 NZD

Finance Business Partner
Posted 05 March 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Auckland Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 138,500 NZD

Chartering Manager
Posted 21 February 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Auckland Masters Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 154,100 NZD

Support Coordinator
Posted 21 February 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Auckland Some College 12-16 Years Advanced 36,400 NZD

Pharmacist
Posted 20 February 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Auckland Masters Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 115,600 NZD

Senior Electronic Engineer
Posted 20 February 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Auckland Some College 12-16 Years Expert 101,100 NZD

Senior Project Manager
Posted 20 February 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Auckland Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 154,100 NZD

Senior Electrical Engineer
Posted 20 February 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Auckland Masters Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 105,900 NZD

Architecture Photographer
Posted 20 February 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Auckland Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Expert 86,700 NZD

Estimator
Posted 17 February 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Dunedin High School 12-16 Years Expert 71,700 NZD

Cloud Solution Architect
Posted 16 February 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Wellington Masters Degree 16-20 Years Expert 178,200 NZD

Wildside Coordinator
Posted 15 February 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Christchurch Masters Degree 1-2 Years Intermediate 57,500 NZD

Phone
Posted 15 February 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Auckland Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years Intermediate 105,900 NZD

Sales And Marketing Manager
Posted 15 February 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Auckland Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Advanced 192,600 NZD

Photographer
Posted 12 February 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Tauranga Masters Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 58,700 NZD

Business Development Manager
Posted 17 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Auckland Masters Degree 12-16 Years Advanced 124,800 NZD

Team Leader
Posted 13 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Auckland High School 4-8 Years Advanced 97,300 NZD

Activation Manager
Posted 13 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Auckland Some College 8-12 Years Expert 95,200 NZD

Account Manager
Posted 12 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Christchurch Some College 4-8 Years Expert 132,200 NZD

Manager
Posted 12 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
--Other-- High School 2-4 Years Advanced 82,500 NZD

Sales Service Representative
Posted 10 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Hamilton Urban Area High School 1-2 Years Advanced 53,400 NZD

Manager
Posted 09 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Christchurch Some College 16-20 Years Advanced 97,500 NZD

It Service Desk Manager
Posted 05 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Auckland Masters Degree 8-12 Years Advanced 126,900 NZD

Site Reliability Engineer
Posted 01 January 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Wellington Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year Intermediate 57,100 NZD

Marketing
Posted 26 December 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Wellington Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Advanced 211,500 NZD

People Leader
Posted 17 December 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Wellington Masters Degree 1-2 Years Advanced 126,900 NZD

Captain
Posted 03 December 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Christchurch High School 2-4 Years Advanced 124,900 NZD

Environmental Advisor
Posted 02 December 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Hamilton Urban Area Masters Degree 2-4 Years Intermediate 84,600 NZD

Group General Manager
Posted 26 November 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Auckland Masters Degree 16-20 Years Expert 169,200 NZD

ECONOMY / 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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