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The Occupation Outlook is a great place to look when considering study and career options.

It contains education, employment and income information on 50 occupations in New Zealand to give job seekers and students 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:

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

Dial showing income level.
Low - high income
Dial showing income level.
Low - high fees
Dial showing income level.
Limited - good prospects

 

Construction and Infrastructure

Architects and Landscape Architects
[pdf 2 pages, 359KB]
Architects and Landscape Architects - income, fees and job prospects dial image
Carpenters and Joiners
[pdf 2 pages, 356KB]
Carpenters and Joiners - income, fees and job prospects dial image
Civil Engineering Technicians [pdf 2 pages, 359KB] Civil Engineering Technicians - income, fees and job prospects dial image
Construction Project Managers [pdf 2 pages, 359KB] Construction Project Managers - income, fees and job prospects dial image
Electricians
[pdf 2 pages, 350KB]
Electricians - income, fees and job prospects dial image
Plumbers
[pdf 2 pages, 348KB]
Plumbers - income, fees and job prospects dial image
Welders [pdf 2 pages, 359KB] Welders - income, fees and job prospects dial image

 

Manufacturing and Technology

Automotive Technicians and Electricians
[pdf 2 pages, 354KB]
Automotive Technicians and Electricians - income, fees and job prospects dial image
Engineering Professionals
[pdf 2 pages, 365KB]
Engineering Professionals - income, fees and job prospects dial image
Environmental Scientists [pdf 2 pages, 359KB] Environmental Scientists - income, fees and job prospects dial image
Food Technologists [pdf 2 pages, 359KB] Food Technologists - income, fees and job prospects dial image
ICT and Telecommunications Technicians
[pdf 2 pages, 366KB]
ICT and Telecommunications Technicians - income, fees and job prospects dial image
ICT Business and Systems Analysts
[pdf 2 pages, 362KB]
ICT Business and Systems Analysts - income, fees and job prospects dial image
Science Technicians [pdf 2 pages, 359KB] Science Technicians - income, fees and job prospects dial image
Software Developers
[pdf 2 pages, 353KB]
Software Developers - income, fees and job prospects dial image

 

Primary Industries

Agricultural and Forestry Scientists [pdf 2 pages, 359KB] Agricultural and Forestry Scientists - income, fees and job prospects dial image
Farmers and Farm Managers
[pdf 2 pages, 375KB]
Farmers and Farm Managers - income, fees and job prospects dial image
Veterinarians
[pdf 2 pages, 370KB]
Veterinarians - income, fees and job prospects dial image

 

Service Industries

Accountants
[pdf 2 pages, 360KB]
Accountants - income, fees and job prospects dial image
Advertising and Marketing Professionals
[pdf 2 pages, 362KB]
Advertising and Marketing Professionals - income, fees and job prospects dial image
Chefs
[pdf 2 pages, 365KB]
Chefs - income, fees and job prospects dial image
Conference and Event Organisers [pdf 2 pages, 359KB] Conference and Event Organisers - income, fees and job prospects dial image
Exercise Instructors
[pdf 2 pages, 371KB]
Exercise Instructors - income, fees and job prospects dial image
Financial Advisors and Brokers
[pdf 2 pages, 370KB]
Financial Advisors and Brokers - income, fees and job prospects dial image
Hairdressers
[pdf 2 pages, 371KB]
Hairdressers - income, fees and job prospects dial image
Hospitality Workers [pdf 2 pages, 359KB] Hospitality Workers - income, fees and job prospects dial image
Human Resource Professionals
[pdf 2 pages, 377KB]
Human Resource Professionals - income, fees and job prospects dial image
Lawyers
[pdf 2 pages, 376KB]
Lawyers - income, fees and job prospects dial image
Pilots and Air Traffic Controllers
[pdf 2 pages, 385KB]
Pilots and Air Traffic Controllers - income, fees and job prospects dial image
Policy Analysts [pdf 2 pages, 359KB] Policy Analysts - income, fees and job prospects dial image
Public Relations Professionals
[pdf 2 pages, 379KB]
Public Relations Professionals - income, fees and job prospects dial image
Receptionists
[pdf 2 pages, 381KB]
Receptionists - income, fees and job prospects dial image
Retail Sales Assistants [pdf 2 pages, 359KB] Retail Sales Assistants - income, fees and job prospects dial image
Sales Representatives
[pdf 2 pages, 379KB]
Sales Representatives - income, fees and job prospects dial image
Travel Agents
[pdf 2 pages, 387KB]
Travel Agents - income, fees and job prospects dial image
Truck Drivers
[pdf 2 pages, 387KB]
Truck Drivers - income, fees and job prospects dial image

 

Creative Industries

Actors
[pdf 2 pages, 343KB]
Actors - income, fees and job prospects dial image
Graphic and Web Designers
[pdf 2 pages, 358KB]
Graphic and Web Designers - income, fees and job prospects dial image
Industrial Designers [pdf 2 pages, 359KB] Industrial Designers - income, fees and job prospects dial image

 

Social and Community Services

Dentists
[pdf 2 pages, 509KB]
Dentists - income, fees and job prospects dial image
Doctors
[pdf 2 pages, 343KB]
Doctors - income, fees and job prospects dial image
Early Childhood Teachers [pdf 2 pages, 359KB] Early Childhood Teachers - income, fees and job prospects dial image
Firefighters
[pdf 1 page, 310KB]
Firefighters - income, fees and job prospects dial image
Healthcare Assistants [pdf 2 pages, 359KB] Healthcare Assistants - income, fees and job prospects dial image
Journalists
[pdf 2 pages, 371KB]
Journalists - income, fees and job prospects dial image
Pharmacists [pdf 2 pages, 359KB] Pharmacists - income, fees and job prospects dial image
Police
[pdf 2 pages, 366KB]
Police - income, fees and job prospects dial image
Psychologists
[pdf 2 pages, 345KB]
Psychologists - income, fees and job prospects dial image
Registered Nurses
[pdf 2 pages, 347KB]
Nurses - income, fees and job prospects dial image
School Teachers [pdf 2 pages, 359KB] School Teachers - income, fees and job prospects dial image