Train Driver

Kaitaraiwa Rerewhenua

This job is sometimes referred to by alternative titles

Train drivers drive passenger or freight trains.

Pay

Train drivers with one to three years' experience earn

$62K-$65K per year

Senior train drivers can earn up to

$81K per year

Job opportunities

Job opportunities for train drivers are generally good due to increasing worker numbers and high retirement rates.
Jim Featherston looking out of the window of a locomotive

A train driver in the cab of a Kiwirail locomotive

Last updated 4 June 2015