New Zealand Salary Guide

Welcome to New Zealand Salary Guide. Here you can find the information about current New Zealand salaries based on our database of salaries. Our database is constantly updated with new salary profiles submitted by real Kiwi employees, which means that this is the only reliable and most up to date resource for New Zealand salary research.

New Zealand Salary change

This chart shows how New Zealand Average salary, throughout our entire database of salaries, had changed during the last 7 days.


New Zealand Annual Bonus change

This chart shows how New Zealand Average Annual Bonus, throughout our entire database of salaries, had changed during the last 7 days.


Top paid jobs in New Zealand

This table shows the rating of top 10 paid jobs throughout our entire database of salaries.

Position Job Average Salary (NZD) Profiles
1CEO (Management)126,50045
2General manager (Management)106,718108
3Management (Computers & IT)105,78275
4Doctors & specialists (Healthcare)102,46535
5Management (Banking, finance & insurance)98,90145
6Architects & Senior developers (Computers & IT)98,714108
7Security (Computers & IT)94,77311
8Management (Engineering)91,30035
9Project management (Construction & architecture)90,70376
10Project management (Engineering)90,50427

Top paid job categories in New Zealand

This table shows the rating of top 10 paid categories throughout our entire database of salaries.

Position Category Average Salary (NZD) Profiles
1Management91,026407
2Computers & IT77,829911
3Energy & Mining74,27816
4Engineering73,518461
5Banking, finance & insurance71,511286
6Government & council70,439270
7HR & recruitment68,436153
8Construction & architecture66,659364
9Manufacturing & operations65,014372
10Science & technology64,133108

TOP paid industries (employer area of business) in New Zealand

This table shows the rating of top 10 paid industries throughout our entire database of salaries.

Position Industry Average Salary (NZD) Profiles
1Security & Safety 75,91771
2Computers & IT72,262407
3Construction & architecture70,785390
4Manufacturing & operations70,467724
5Banking, finance & insurance68,588281
6Science & technology67,427150
7Engineering65,263246
8Healthcare65,182630
9Government & council64,717419
10Office & administration64,139179

Average salaries by region

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Average salaries by education

This chart shows the average salaries by highest education level.


Average salaries by employer type

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Average salaries by employment type

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Most popular benefits

This table gives you the overview of the most popular benefits in New Zealand.

Position Benefit % of people
1Company phone 43%
2Annual bonus 35%
3Car park 32%
4Company laptop/iPad 30%
5Flexible hours 28%
6Company vehicle 22%
7Discount on company products/services 22%
8Health insurance 21%
9Superannuation 17%
10Maternity/paternity leave 13%
11Study assistane 11%
12Health Care coverage 6%
13Relocation assistance 5%
14Profit share 4%