Army Officer

Āpiha Ope Tauā

This job is sometimes referred to by alternative titles

Army officers train army soldiers, manage field exercises and lead soldiers in combat, peacekeeping missions and disaster relief. 

Pay

Army officer cadets usually earn

$33K-$51K per year

Depending on rank, graduated army officers usually earn

$52K-$120K per year

Source: NZ Defence Force, 2017

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as an army officer are average because of high competition for limited positions.
Warrant officer Class 1 Rodger Moana, instructs a group of soldiers outside during a military exercise.

Warrant officer Class 1 Rodger Moana instructs a group of soldiers during a weapons exercise

Last updated 3 August 2017