Average Earnings from wages and salaries 2001-2006

Posted on 14 February 2008

Based on information from Statistics New Zealand, average earnings from wages and salaries in New Zealand in 2001 and 2006 were calculated as follows:

  2001 2006 % increase
Average weekly earnings $611 $739  
Average annual earnings $31,772 $38,428 20.1%
Median weekly earnings $550 $671  
Median annual earnings $28,600 $34,892 22.0%