Occupation outlook report

Find out about 50 key occupations identified by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE).

The occupation outlook report has been produced by MBIE, with the support of Careers New Zealand.

It provides information on 50 key occupations, and covers:

  • current and predicted demand
  • likely income ranges
  • qualifications or training needed.

The occupations span a range of fields and skill levels  from trade jobs, such as plumber, to professional jobs, such as accountant. Some have labour shortages, some have surpluses, and some are in between.

Updated 26 May 2014