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Average Incomes

Incomes for graduates (with a Bachelor's Degree)

Field of StudyMeasureOne year after studyTwo year after studyThree year after study
Agriculture, environmental & related studiesUpper Quartile
Median
Lower quartile
$48,063
$38,613
$28,148
$53,197
$44,728
$33,036
$61,559
$49,157
$37,224
Architecture & buildingUpper Quartile
Median
Lower quartile
$46,399
$38,806
$28,826
$50,047
$42,458
$35,153
$62,245
$50,597
$39,377
Creative ArtsUpper Quartile
Median
Lower quartile
$37,489
$29,843
$19,900
$43,792
$35,908
$24,846
$53,398
$42,575
$28,800
EducationUpper Quartile
Median
Lower quartile
$46,749
$44,590
$38,885
$48,205
$45,815
$41,011
$56,280
$49,804
$36,155
Engineering & related technologiesUpper Quartile
Median
Lower quartile
$49,830
$43,124
$33,273
$53,878
$46,287
$37,422
$69,975
$58,287
$46,716
HealthUpper Quartile
Median
Lower quartile
$61,356
$47,132
$39,993
$67,318
$52,602
$42,449
$86,149
$62,647
$43,104
Information TechnologyUpper Quartile
Median
Lower quartile
$47,373
$41,310
$31,288
$53,722
$47,124
$37,445
$71,232
$56,958
$44,331
Management & CommerceUpper Quartile
Median
Lower quartile
$45,690
$39,838
$31,061
$51,670
$44,741
$36,891
$68,014
$53,791
$41,373
Natural & physical sciencesUpper Quartile
Median
Lower quartile
$44,662
$36,874
$26,153
$51,320
$44,137
$34,394
$61,004
$50,897
$39,267
Society & CultureUpper Quartile
Median
Lower quartile
$44,488
$36,660
$24,629
$49,730
$43,074
$32,349
$59,961
$48,974
$36,212
Total StudentsUpper Quartile
Median
Lower quartile
$46,642
$39,701
$28,543
$51,244
$44,474
$34,311
$63,366
$50,938
$37,576

Source: Statistics New Zealand, Integrated Data Infrastructure, Ministry of Education interpretation.

Income for Postgraduates (with a Master's Degree)

Field of StudyMeasureOne year after studyTwo year after studyThree year after study
Agriculture, environmental & related studiesUpper Quartile
Median
Lower quartile
$52,554
$51,049
$45,656
$57,695
$53,332
$41,918
$71,355
$58,029
$37,574
Architecture & buildingUpper Quartile
Median
Lower quartile
$56,130
$50,009
$34,163
$60,801
$55,954
$49,760
$76,392
$69,306
$64,853
Creative ArtsUpper Quartile
Median
Lower quartile
$45,382
$32,563
$18,153
$46,958
$33,538
$20,539
$58,188
$48,710
$23,633
EducationUpper Quartile
Median
Lower quartile
C..
$54,608
C..
$59,651
$46,816
$26,320
$66,111
$42,149
$26,041
Engineering & related technologiesUpper Quartile
Median
Lower quartile
$61,603
$53,402
$44,846
$67,655
$57,963
$51,648
$87,608
$71,201
$61,083
HealthUpper Quartile
Median
Lower quartile
$58,226
$45,387
$42,703
$62,185
$50,707
$42,986
$71,117
$53,655
$42,952
Information TechnologyUpper Quartile
Median
Lower quartile
$55,944
$47,366
$36,759
$64,891
$55,755
$49,835
$92,861
$71,944
$59,495
Management & CommerceUpper Quartile
Median
Lower quartile
$58,170
$46,609
$31,742
$65,634
$52,699
$42,500
$90,861
$72,312
$50,867
Natural & physical sciencesUpper Quartile
Median
Lower quartile
$50,640
$42,035
$30,699
$55,576
$48,948
$40,494
$68,875
$57,424
$46,349
Society & CultureUpper Quartile
Median
Lower quartile
$54,030
$43,311
$29,335
$58,835
$49,754
$36,599
$73,901
$59,543
$40,774
Total StudentsUpper Quartile
Median
Lower quartile
$55,588
$45,556
$32,473
$60,498
$51,531
$39,566
$75,523
$62,140
$45,715

Source: Statistics New Zealand, Integrated Data Infrastructure, Ministry of Education interpretation.

Incomes for those with a Doctoral Degree

Field of StudyMeasureOne year after studyTwo year after studyThree year after study
Engineering & related technologiesUpper Quartile
Median
Lower quartile
$66,630
$62,773
$51,916
$82,375
$70,232
$58,131
C..
$86,596
C..
Natural & physical sciencesUpper Quartile
Median
Lower quartile
$67,000
$51,725
$30,820
$68,258
$60,217
$44,067
$81,027
$71,412
$59,720
Society & CultureUpper Quartile
Median
Lower quartile
$67,394
$48,349
$33,542
$75,290
$61,965
$47,176
$85,293
$68,037
$40,948
AllUpper Quartile
Median
Lower quartile
$69,061
$56,116
$35,444
$74,675
$64,664
$50,994
$84,262
$73,637
$58,319

Source: Statistics New Zealand, Integrated Data Infrastructure, Ministry of Education interpretation.

 

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