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Navy Sailor

Kaumoana Tauā Moana

This job is sometimes referred to by alternative titles

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

Pay

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 25 August 2017