2021 New Zealand Salary Guide

Talent Insights & Salary Guides

Is a pay rise on it’s way?

LAST 6 MONTHS...

67%
of talent
declared not having received any pay rise.
50%
of talent
declared that their salary negotiating power is the same post-COVID.

Explore and compare your salary from all our placed jobs across New Zealand

Hiring confidence across ANZ is increasing

67%
of talent
declared that they are expecting a headcount increase in their team over the next 6 months.

A boost in YOY employment and job opportunity confidence

JUNE

2020
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2.7/5
of employers

HIRING
CONFIDENCE

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JUNE

2021
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3.7/5
of employers

HIRING
CONFIDENCE

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3.8/5
of employees

JOB OPPORTUNITY
CONFIDENCE

2021 hiring challenges are candidate-centric

It’s back to the future! The top hiring challenges in 2021 are the same as in 2019. Australia and New Zealand are now facing an unprecedented talent shortage accelerated by employment and business confidence, international border restrictions and an increase in market demand.

2021
2020
TOP
HIRING CHALLENGE

Finding candidates with the right technical skills for the role

Finding candidates with the relevant skills for the role

2nd
HIRING CHALLENGE

Finding candidates with the right cultural fit for the team

Finding candidates with the right cultural fit for the team

3rd
HIRING CHALLENGE

Finding candidates with the relevant soft skills for the role

Getting budget approval

Upskilling at scale Becoming digital-ready

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According to Coursera Global Skills Report 2021, Australia and New Zealand are competitive but have fallen behind when it comes to business agility, tech skills, and communications infrastructure.

Hudson has also transitioned over 100,000 retrenched employees across APAC into new careers through JobAccelerator – our career transition and coaching platform.