Median weekly income from wages and salaries increased $38 (4.0 percent), The Government raised the adult minimum wage by 75 cents to.
User guide for Stats NZ's wage and income measures (PDF, 325 KB) job flows, worker flows, mean and median earnings for continuing jobs and new hires.
There are 3 types of minimum wage — adult, starting-out and training. The adult minimum wage is $17.70 an hour before tax if you’re 16 years or older. The adult minimum wage rate for employees aged 16 years or older.
A US study has found there's an optimal earnings point that makes individuals happy. In New Zealand that "optimal" salary is $171,000.
The average New Zealand salary advertised on the job site Seek has increased and sits at $74965.