New Zealand to increase wages for migrant workers in 2023
New median wages will apply in NZ from February 2023Wages that fall under the Accredited Employer Visa (AEWV), occupations covered by sector agreements, and residence visa categories will have their median value increased from early next year.
For most, the new median wage will become NZD $29.66 an hour from 27 February 2023. The exception to this will be in the tourism and hospitality industries where staggered increases will occur at later dates. In April 2023 the median wage for these two industries will increase from $25 to $28.18 and in April 2024 it will be increased again to $29.66.
Read the full notification from Immigration New Zealand here.
For more on how Essential Skills pay rates are calculated, visit this page, from Immigration New Zealand.
To learn more about median pay rates, visit this site, by salaries.co.nz.