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Best Paying Jobs in New Zealand 2020

Job TitleAverage Yearly Salary
1.   Surgeon - Plastic Reconstructive1,000,000 NZD
2.   Surgeon - Neurology897,000 NZD
3.   Physician - Anesthesiology836,000 NZD
4.   Clinical Psychologist776,000 NZD
5.   Chief of Psychology746,000 NZD
6.   Surgeon - Burn720,000 NZD
7.   Naturopathic Physician702,000 NZD
8.   Interventionist684,000 NZD
9.   Radiologist663,000 NZD
10.   Prosthodontist656,000 NZD
11.   Obstetrician / Gynecologist643,000 NZD
12.   Neurologist627,000 NZD
13.   Physician - Nuclear Medicine615,000 NZD
14.   Chief Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation603,000 NZD
15.   Radiology Manager584,000 NZD
16.   Chief Executive Officer564,000 NZD
17.   Physician - Pediatrics559,000 NZD
18.   Psychometrician554,000 NZD
19.   Physician - Emergency Room548,000 NZD
20.   Physician - Pathology542,000 NZD
21.   Orthotist527,000 NZD
22.   Ophthalmologist513,000 NZD
23.   Executive Director504,000 NZD
24.   Optometrist495,000 NZD
25.   Capital Risk Manager486,000 NZD
26.   Franchise Manager477,000 NZD
27.   Director of Finance463,000 NZD
28.   Physician - Ophthalmology456,000 NZD
29.   Physician - Otolaryngology452,000 NZD
30.   Physician - Geriatrics446,000 NZD
31.   Managing Director438,000 NZD
32.   Anatomic Pathology Supervisor428,000 NZD
33.   Brand Director424,000 NZD
34.   Executive422,000 NZD
35.   Investment Advisor421,000 NZD
36.   Vice President415,000 NZD
37.   College Dean413,000 NZD
38.   Marketing Manager409,000 NZD
39.   Head of Public Relations407,000 NZD
40.   Country Manager405,000 NZD
41.   Quality Director404,000 NZD
42.   Optician403,000 NZD
43.   Nuclear Engineer401,000 NZD
44.   Brand Executive400,000 NZD
45.   Pharmacy Manager398,000 NZD
46.   Legal Services Manager396,000 NZD
47.   Director of Marketing395,000 NZD
48.   Epidemiologist394,000 NZD
49.   Lecturer392,000 NZD
50.   Program Manager392,000 NZD
51.   Global Master Data Manager390,000 NZD
52.   Supply Chain Director387,000 NZD
53.   Project Control Manager384,000 NZD
54.   Phlebotomist384,000 NZD
55.   Deputy Managing Director382,000 NZD
56.   Professor - Mechanical Engineering381,000 NZD
57.   Town Planner381,000 NZD
58.   Sales Director380,000 NZD
59.   Professor - Electrical Engineering379,000 NZD
60.   Risk Management Director379,000 NZD
61.   Sales Admin Executive377,000 NZD
62.   Litigation Attorney376,000 NZD
63.   Math Lecturer376,000 NZD
64.   National Account Manager376,000 NZD
65.   Chief Technology Officer374,000 NZD
66.   Relationship Manager373,000 NZD
67.   Head of Executive Search373,000 NZD
68.   Sales and Marketing Director372,000 NZD
69.   Professor - Environmental Engineering371,000 NZD
70.   Real Estate Project Director371,000 NZD
71.   State Advisor370,000 NZD
72.   Professor - Marketing369,000 NZD
73.   Media Program Director368,000 NZD
74.   Professor - Computer Science367,000 NZD
75.   Professor - Economics366,000 NZD
76.   Professor - Special Education365,000 NZD
77.   Online Banking Manager365,000 NZD
78.   Ocean Services Manager364,000 NZD
79.   Director of Production Planning364,000 NZD
80.   Medical Affairs Director363,000 NZD
81.   Psychologist362,000 NZD
82.   Physicist361,000 NZD
83.   Goods Manufacturing Practices360,000 NZD
84.   Human Resources Executive Director360,000 NZD
85.   Director of Training and Development359,000 NZD
86.   Manager358,000 NZD
87.   Commercial Leasing Manager358,000 NZD
88.   Corporate Sales Manager357,000 NZD
89.   Rehabilitation Services Manager356,000 NZD
90.   Head of Information Technology355,000 NZD
91.   Online Banking Manager354,000 NZD
92.   Geologist354,000 NZD
93.   Professor - Accounting353,000 NZD
94.   Fundraising Development Director353,000 NZD
95.   Tax Manager352,000 NZD
96.   Portfolio Manager352,000 NZD
97.   Power Plant Operations Manager351,000 NZD
98.   General Manager349,000 NZD
99.   Natural Sciences Manager349,000 NZD
100.   Professor - Civil Engineering348,000 NZD
101.   Fundraising Director347,000 NZD
102.   Economics Lecturer347,000 NZD
103.   Economic Development Specialist346,000 NZD
104.   Finance Executive346,000 NZD
105.   Fraud Detection Manager345,000 NZD
106.   Media Design Manager345,000 NZD
107.   Supply Operations Manager345,000 NZD
108.   National Human Resource Manager344,000 NZD
109.   Bank Branch Manager343,000 NZD
110.   Respiratory Care Practitioner342,000 NZD
111.   General Manager341,000 NZD
112.   Human Resources Vice President340,000 NZD
113.   Service Delivery Manager340,000 NZD
114.   E-Commerce Strategy Manager339,000 NZD
115.   Supply Chain Manager338,000 NZD
116.   Auditing Manager337,000 NZD
117.   Knowledge Manager336,000 NZD
118.   Microbiologist335,000 NZD
119.   Head of School335,000 NZD
120.   Mining Project Manager334,000 NZD
121.   Media Product Development Manager334,000 NZD
122.   Vice President of Finance333,000 NZD
123.   Petroleum Geologist333,000 NZD
124.   Water Ecologist332,000 NZD
125.   Recruiting Manager331,000 NZD
126.   Pharmaceutical Researcher331,000 NZD
127.   Equity Analyst331,000 NZD
128.   Health Services Manager330,000 NZD
129.   Operations Supervisor330,000 NZD
130.   Capacity Planning Manager329,000 NZD
131.   Wildlife Biologist329,000 NZD
132.   Professor - Foreign Languages328,000 NZD
133.   Post Doctoral Researcher328,000 NZD
134.   Conservation Scientist327,000 NZD
135.   Medical Scientist326,000 NZD
136.   Investment Operations Manager326,000 NZD
137.   Health Compliance Director325,000 NZD
138.   PMO Manager324,000 NZD
139.   Information Technology Product Manager323,000 NZD
140.   Head of Middle Office322,000 NZD
141.   Key Affiliate Manager321,000 NZD
142.   Sustainability Specialist321,000 NZD
143.   Information Systems Manager320,000 NZD
144.   Mortgage Funding Manager319,000 NZD
145.   Government Relations Associate319,000 NZD
146.   Insurance Operations Manager318,000 NZD
147.   Cards Marketing Manager318,000 NZD
148.   General Manager317,000 NZD
149.   Accounting Manager317,000 NZD
150.   Product Marketing Manager316,000 NZD
151.   Real Estate Project Manager315,000 NZD
152.   Human Resources Manager315,000 NZD
153.   Pharmaceutical Research Scientist315,000 NZD
154.   Event Marketing315,000 NZD
155.   Professor - Rehabilitation314,000 NZD
156.   ATM Manager313,000 NZD
157.   Paralegal312,000 NZD
158.   Relationship Manager311,000 NZD
159.   Cluster Director310,000 NZD
160.   Head of Development309,000 NZD
161.   Assistant Operations Manager309,000 NZD
162.   Marine Biologist307,000 NZD
163.   Product Development306,000 NZD
164.   Educational Psychologist306,000 NZD
165.   Technical Project Manager305,000 NZD
166.   Practice Manager304,000 NZD
167.   E-Commerce Marketing Manager304,000 NZD
168.   Airfield Management Specialist304,000 NZD
169.   Product Quality Leader304,000 NZD
170.   Key Account Manager303,000 NZD
171.   Media Design Manager303,000 NZD
172.   Director of Facilities Management303,000 NZD
173.   Regional Manager303,000 NZD
174.   Government Affairs Advisor302,000 NZD
175.   Assistant Manager301,000 NZD
176.   Assistant General Manager301,000 NZD
177.   Advertising and Promotions Manager301,000 NZD
178.   Head of Department300,000 NZD
179.   Business Operations Lead300,000 NZD
180.   Charities Fundraiser300,000 NZD
181.   Assistant Vice President298,000 NZD
182.   Policy Administration Executive298,000 NZD
183.   Publishing and Printing Manager298,000 NZD
184.   Branch Manager297,000 NZD
185.   Import and Export Consultant297,000 NZD
186.   Department Supervisor296,000 NZD
187.   Assistant Product Manager296,000 NZD
188.   Claims Manager295,000 NZD
189.   Construction Project Manager295,000 NZD
190.   Director of Application Development294,000 NZD
191.   Credit Analyst294,000 NZD
192.   Residential Property Manager294,000 NZD
193.   Industrial Ecologist294,000 NZD
194.   Quality Executive294,000 NZD
195.   District Sales Manager293,000 NZD
196.   Operational Excellence General Manager293,000 NZD
197.   Clinical Biochemist292,000 NZD
198.   Mental Health Counselor292,000 NZD
199.   Human Resources Officer292,000 NZD
200.   Medical Records Director291,000 NZD
201.   Training Manager291,000 NZD
202.   Credit Risk Associate290,000 NZD
203.   Assistant Marketing Manager290,000 NZD
204.   Real Estate Appraiser290,000 NZD
205.   Customer Service Manager289,000 NZD
206.   Metallurgist289,000 NZD
207.   Engineering Teacher289,000 NZD
208.   Business Intelligence Manager288,000 NZD
209.   Senor Environmental Health Practitioner288,000 NZD
210.   Service Level Manager288,000 NZD
211.   Labor Relations Director288,000 NZD
212.   Marketing Communications Manager288,000 NZD
213.   Head of Sustainability288,000 NZD
214.   Interface Design Manager287,000 NZD
215.   Media Operations Manager286,000 NZD
216.   Mortgage Servicing Manager286,000 NZD
217.   Behavioral Health Specialist286,000 NZD
218.   Section Head286,000 NZD
219.   Lab Manager285,000 NZD
220.   Discount Brokerage Department Manager285,000 NZD
221.   Administrative Director285,000 NZD
222.   Art Lead284,000 NZD
223.   Clinical School Psychologist284,000 NZD
224.   Operations Manager284,000 NZD
225.   Waste Management Manager283,000 NZD
226.   Assistant Director283,000 NZD
227.   Engineering Production Manager283,000 NZD
228.   Advanced Practice Provider282,000 NZD
229.   Quality Control Manager282,000 NZD
230.   Staff Pharmacist282,000 NZD
231.   Cluster Revenue Manager282,000 NZD
232.   Art Director281,000 NZD
233.   Contracts Manager281,000 NZD
234.   Aircraft Captain281,000 NZD
235.   Client Relationship Manager280,000 NZD
236.   Fraud Analyst280,000 NZD
237.   Major Incident Manager279,000 NZD
238.   Online Marketing Manager279,000 NZD
239.   Legal Consultant279,000 NZD
240.   Architectural Manager279,000 NZD
241.   Pharmaceutical Project Manager279,000 NZD
242.   Assistant Brand Manager278,000 NZD
243.   Quantitative Research Analyst278,000 NZD
244.   Banking Reference Data Manager278,000 NZD
245.   Environmental Scientist278,000 NZD
246.   Food Consultant278,000 NZD
247.   Manufacturing Engineering Manager277,000 NZD
248.   Chief Engineer277,000 NZD
249.   Public Relations Executive276,000 NZD
250.   Operations Training Specialist Head276,000 NZD

How much money does a person working in New Zealand make?


Average Yearly Salary
245,000 NZD
( 20,400 NZD monthly)

LOW
33,200
NZD
AVERAGE
245,000
NZD
HIGH
1,090,000
NZD

A person working in New Zealand typically earns around 245,000 NZD per year. Salaries range from 33,200 NZD (lowest average) to 1,090,000 NZD (highest average, actual maximum salary is higher).

This is the average yearly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Salaries vary drastically between different careers. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Auckland272,000 NZD
Christchurch260,000 NZD
Hamilton236,000 NZD
Rotorua225,000 NZD
Wellington250,000 NZD

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