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Intelligence Officer

Āpiha Matataua

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Intelligence officers collect and analyse information on people, places and events that may be a threat to businesses or national and international security.


New intelligence officers usually earn

$37K-$50K per year

Intelligence officers with more than two years' experience usually earn

$50K-$118K per year

Source: NZ Defence Force and NZ Police, 2018.

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Chances of getting a job as an intelligence officer are good due to increasing job numbers.
An army intelligence operator in Afghanistan checks intelligence on a laptop while soldiers stand around

Army intelligence operators may gather information while on deployment in the field

Last updated 24 August 2018