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100 highest-paying graduate jobs in New Zealand [2023]

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Wondering where you can make the most $$$ after uni? Check out these 100 highest-paid jobs, with salaries up to $110K!

100 Highest-paying graduate jobs in New Zealand

🔍 Where we got our data

  • These are graduate jobs posted on our site in the last twelve months (July 2022 - July 2023). This means that not all jobs are currently live. For the most up-to-date job postings, check our site.
  • The average salaries listed are the averages of the salary ranges that employers provide. Where employers tied for salary, we prioritised those with higher rankings.

Which industries offer the most highest-paying graduate jobs?

The following six industries account for nearly 3/4s of the job postings in our list.

Industry % of Jobs in Our List
Engineering Consulting 22%
Technology 13%
Construction & Property Services 12%
Banking & Financial Services 12%
Government & Public Service 9%
Retail & Consumer Goods 8%

📊 How to use this data

You can increase your chances of landing a well-paid job straight out of uni by focusing your job hunt on these industries. For example, let's say you want to be a sales representative or work in HR. Your chances of finding a well-paid job increase when you search for those roles in these fields.

And to raise your chances of getting into these industries, make sure you study up! To get started, check out articles on each sector in our advice section.

More tips on maximising your pay

What next?

Start your job hunt with our Top 100 Employers list or search directly for curated jobs and internships on our site. As a plus, you can save an employer and be the first to hear from them when they post jobs and internships. All the best!