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.
- Download the full publication [3.6 MB PDF]
- Download the manufacturing industries special feature [600 KB PDF]
- Download the primary industries special feature [368 KB PDF]
- Download the Canterbury update special feature [358 KB PDF]
The occupations are grouped under the industries used in the Vocational Pathways programme:
- Construction and Infrastructure
- Manufacturing and Technology
- Primary Industries
- Service Industries
- Creative Industries
- Social and Community Services
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.
|Low- high income||Low - high fees||Limited - good prospects|
|Agricultural and Forestry Scientists [79 KB PDF]|
|Environmental Scientists [75 KB PDF]|
|Farmers and Farm Managers [84 KB PDF]|
|Food Technologists [75 KB PDF]|
|Veterinarians [78 KB PDF]|
|Creative Industries |
|Actors [83 KB PDF]|
|Graphic and Web designers [85 KB PDF]|
|Industrial Designers [85 KB PDF]|