Work offers and salaries


Work offers

All employment agreements have to follow certain legal guidelines. When you recieve a job offer and a contract, get advice to ensure the terms are fair before you sign.

Here are some links that may help you.

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
Find: Heaps of information on what to do when you're offered a job. Phone: 0800 20 90 20

Citizens Advice Bureau
Find: General advice on employment and business. Phone: 0800 367 222

Want to know how to manage multiple job offers? Check out the video from Candid Careers below.

Researching salaries

Understanding the salary ranges of the roles you are applying for helps you to answer questions about your expectations in interviews and when negotiating job offers. Here are some resources to help you research market salaries for your role or industry. 

Check out this video on negotiating salary.

Pay scale
Find: Salary data for various jobs in New Zealand.

Careers New Zealand
Find: Information about salary ranges for different jobs in New Zealand.

TradeMe's Salary Guide
Find: National pay rates by category, based on data from jobs posted on TradeMe.

Robert Half
Find: Salary guides for the finance sector.

Hays website
Find: Salary information - contact them for the most up-to-date version of their salary survey.

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
Find: Information on pay in general and the minimum wage.

Professional associations: Some professional associations have information about salaries on their websites.