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The Occupation Outlook is a great place to look when thinking about your study and career options.

It contains education, employment and income information on 50 key occupations in New Zealand to give you a clearer picture of possible career paths. These 50 were chosen for their size, popularity, and potential for future growth.

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The occupations are grouped under the industries used in the Vocational Pathways programme:

You can find more advice on planning your career, as well as info on over 400 occupations, on the CareersNZ website.


The dials show the income, fees and job prospects for each occupation, and there is more detailed information in the PDFs below.

[image] Income dial.   [image] Fees dial.   [image] Prospects dial.  
Low- high income Low - high fees Limited - good prospects



Construction and Infrastructure
Architects and Landscape Architects [87 KB PDF] [image] Architects and landscape artists.
Carpenters and Joiners [70 KB PDF]  [image] Carpenters and joiners.
Civil Engineering Technicians [80 KB PDF] [image] Civil engineering technicians.
Construction Project Managers [82 KB PDF]  [image] Construction project managers.
Electricians [78 KB PDF] [image] Electricians.
Plumbers [95 KB PDF] [image] Plumbers.
Quantity surveyors [79 KB PDF] [image] Quantity surveyors.
Welders [83 KB PDF] [image] Welders.



Manufacturing and Technology
Automotive Technicians and Electricians [85 KB PDF] [image] Automotive technicians and electricians.
Engineering Professionals [82 KB PDF] [image] Engineering professionals.
ICT and Business Systems Analysts [88 KB PDF] [image] ICT Business systems analysts.
ICT and Telecommunications Technicians [86 KB PDF] [image] ICT and telecommunictions technicians.
Science Technicians [79 KB PDF] [image] Science technicians.
Software Developers [79 KB PDF] [image] Software developers.



Primary Industries
Agricultural and Forestry Scientists [79 KB PDF] [image] Agricultural and forestry scientists.  
Environmental Scientists [75 KB PDF] [image] Environmental scientists.
Farmers and Farm Managers [84 KB PDF] [image] Farmers and farm managers.
Food Technologists [75 KB PDF] [image] Food technologists.
Veterinarians [78 KB PDF] [image] Vets.


Service Industries
Accountants [82 KB PDF]  [image] Accountants.
Chefs [85 KB PDF] [image] Chefs.
Conference and Event Organisers [63 KB PDF] [image] Conference and events organisers.
Financial Advisers and Brokers [81 KB PDF] [image] Financial advisors and brokers.
Hairdressers [81 KB PDF] [image] Hairdressers.
Hospitality Workers [81 KB PDF] [image] Hospitality workers.
Human Resource Professionals [81 KB PDF] [image] HR professionals.
Lawyers [84 KB PDF] [image] Lawyers.
Marketing and Advertising Professionals [87 KB PDF] [image] Marketing and advertising professionals.
Pilots and Air Traffic Controllers [84 KB PDF] [image] Pilots and air traffic controllers.
Receptionists [79 KB PDF] [image] Receptionists.
Retail Sales Assistants [75 KB PDF] [image] Retail sales assistants.
Sales Representatives [77 KB PDF] [image] Sales representatives.
Travel Agents [80 KB PDF] [image] Travel agents.
Truck Drivers [80 KB PDF] [image] Truck drivers.



Creative Industries
Actors [83 KB PDF] [image] Actors.
Graphic and Web designers [85 KB PDF] [image] Graphic and web designers.
Industrial Designers [85 KB PDF] [image] Industrial designers.



Social and Community Services
Dentists [80 KB PDF] [image] Dentists.
Doctors [95 KB PDF] [image] Doctors.
Early Childhood Teachers [95 KB PDF] [image] Early childhood teachers.
Fire Fighters [56 KB PDF] [image] Fire fighters.
Healthcare Assistants [76 KB PDF] [image] Healthcare assistants.
Journalists [78 KB PDF] [image] Journalists.
Pharmacists [75 KB PDF] [image] Pharmacists.
Physiotherapists [110 KB PDF] [image] Physiotherapists.
Police [63 KB PDF] [image] Police.
Policy Analysts [77 KB PDF] [image] Policy analysts.
Psychologists [96 KB PDF] [image] Psychologists.
Registered Nurses [86 KB PDF] [image] Registered nurses.
School Teachers [83 KB PDF] [image] School teachers.