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Navy Sailor

Kaumoana Tauā Moana

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Navy sailors defend their country, keep the peace, patrol borders and provide disaster relief.


Navy sailor recruits usually earn

$35K per year

Depending on rank, graduated navy sailors usually earn

$45K-$109K per year

Source: New Zealand Defence Force, 2017.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a navy sailor are good because positions regularly become available.
A NZ female sailor and a Japanese male sailor lift cargo off a Japanese naval frigate in a joint exercise

Navy sailors work with sailors in other countries to provide disaster relief

Last updated 26 April 2018