Occupation Outlook

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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 60 key occupations in New Zealand to give you a clearer picture of possible career paths. These 60 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.gif  [image] fees.  [image] prospects. 

Low- high income

Low - high fees

Limited - good prospects



Construction and Infrastructure

Architects and Landscape Architects [PDF 88KB]

[image] architects and landscape artists.

Carpenters and Joiners [PDF 71KB]

 [image] carpenters and joiners.

Civil Engineering Technicians [PDF 80KB]

[image] civil engineering.

Construction Project Managers [PDF 83KB]

  [image] construction project managers.

Electricians [PDF 78KB]

[image] electricians.

Plumbers [PDF 95KB]

[image] plumbers.

Quantity surveyors [PDF 80KB]

[image] quantity surveyors.

Welders [84KB]

[image] welders.



Manufacturing and Technology

Automotive Technicians and Electricians [PDF 85KB]

 [image] automotive technicians and electricians.

Engineering Professionals [PDF 83KB]

[image] engineering professionals.

ICT and Business Systems Analysts [PDF 89KB]

[image] ict business systems analysts.

ICT and Telecommunications Technicians [PDF 87KB]

[image] ict and telecommunications technicians.

Science Technicians [PDF 80KB]

[image] science technicians.

Software Developers [PDF 80KB]

[image] software developers.



Primary Industries

Agricultural and Forestry Scientists [PDF 80KB]

[image] agricultural and forestry scientists. 

Environmental Scientists [PDF 58KB]

[image] environmental scientists.

Farmers and Farm Managers [PDF 85KB]

[image] farmers and farm managers.

Food Technologists [PDF 76KB]

[image] food technologists.

Marine Biologists [PDF 72KB]

[image] Marine biologist.

Veterinarians [PDF 79KB]

[image] vets.

Veterinary Nurses [PDF 77KB]

[image] Veterinary nurses.


Service Industries

Accountants [PDF 82KB]

 [image] accountants.

Bus and Coach Drivers [PDF 76KB]

[image] Bus and coach drivers.

Cafe Managers [PDF 81KB]

[image] Café Managers.

Chefs [PDF 86KB]

[image] chefs.

Conference and Event Organisers [PDF 64KB]

[image] conference and events organisers.

Financial Advisers and Brokers [PDF 82KB]

[image] financial advisors and brokers.

Flight Attendant [PDF 60KB]

[image] Flight attendant.

Hairdressers [PDF 82KB]

[image] hairdressers.

Hospitality Workers [PDF 82KB]

[image] hospitality workers.

Human Resource Professionals [PDF 81KB]

[image] hr professionals.

Lawyers [PDF 84KB]

[image] lawyers.

Marketing and Advertising Professionals [PDF 88KB]

[image] marketing and advertising professionals.

Pilots and Air Traffic Controllers [PDF 85KB]

[image] pilots and air traffic controllers.

Public Relations Professionals [PDF 78KB]

[image] public relations.

Real Estate Agents [PDF 68KB]

[image] real estate sales.

Receptionists [PDF 80KB]

[image] receptionists.

Retail Sales Assistants [PDF 76KB]

[image] retail sales assistants.

Sales Representatives [PDF 78KB]

[image] sales representatives.

Travel Agents [PDF 81KB]

[image] travel agents.

Truck Drivers [PDF 81KB]

[image] truck drivers.



Creative Industries

Actors [PDF 84KB]

[image] actors.

Film, Television, Radio and Stage Directors [PDF 75KB]

[image] film tv radio stage directors.

Graphic and Web designers [PDF 85KB]

[imag] graphic and web designers.

Industrial Designers [PDF 86KB]

[image] industrial designers.

Photographers [PDF 75KB]

[image] photographers.



Social and Community Services

Dentists [PDF 81KB]

[image] dentists.

Doctors [PDF 95KB]

[image] doctors.

Early Childhood Teachers [PDF 96KB]

[image] early childhood teachers.

Fire Fighters [PDF 57KB]

[image] fire fighters.

Fitness Instructor [PDF 77KB]

[image] fitness instructors.

Healthcare Assistants [PDF 77KB]

[image] healthcare assistants.

Journalists [PDF 79KB]

[image] journalists.

Pharmacists [PDF 76KB]

[image] pharmacists.

Physiotherapists [PDF 105KB]

[image] physiotherapists.

Police [PDF 64KB]

[image] police.

Policy Analysts [PDF 78KB]

[image] policy analysts.

Psychologists [PDF 97KB]

[image] psychologists.

Registered Nurses [PDF 87KB]

[image registered nurses.

School Teachers [PDF 62KB]

[image] school teachers.