Ever wanted to know what jobs attract the biggest salaries in New Zealand? We take a look at what industries and roles advertise the most $200K+ opportunities and where to find them.
Top 10 industries
If you’re dreaming of a fatter pay packet, you’d be best placed to get one if you work in Information & Communication Technology (ICT). In fact, 17.7% of all $200K+ jobs advertised on SEEK are in ICT. Healthcare & Medical and Construction make up the top three industries and together with ICT account for just under half of all jobs offering $200K+.
Top 10 roles
We’ve also identified the top 10 roles paying more than $200,000 in New Zealand. Mirroring the results of the highest paying industries we see ICT, Healthcare & Medical and Construction dominating the top ten list. ICT Management roles account for 6.4% of the total $200K+ jobs on SEEK and Management roles in Sales round out the top 10 list at 2%.
|1||Information & Communication Technology||Management||6.40%|
|2||Healthcare & Medical||Medical Specialists||6.20%|
|5||Healthcare & Medical||General Practitioners||4.00%|
|6||Accounting||Financial Managers & Controllers||4.00%|
|9||Information & Communication Technology||Programme & Project Management||2.50%|
*Percentage of $200K+ roles advertised on SEEK within selected industry
We’ve also plotted the $200,000 roles across a map of New Zealand to show you where the highest proportion of these roles are located. Auckland and Wellington are out in front with 56.9% and 20.8% respectively.
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Source: SEEK Salary Report, 2019