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Army Soldier

Hōia Ope Tauā

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Army soldiers defend their country, keep the peace and provide disaster relief.

Pay

Army soldier recruits usually earn

$34K per year

Depending on rank, graduated army soldiers usually earn

$44K-$103K per year

Source: NZ Defence Force, 2017

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as an army soldier are good because positions regularly become available.
A male soldier sets up a satellite dish outside in a park

Soldiers may use technology to protect their country

Last updated 26 April 2018