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Forestry Scientist

Kaipūtaiao Ngahere

Forestry scientists research forest growth, wood processing, conservation and different types of trees, and how these can be used.

Job opportunities
Good
Training usually required
3-4 years

Forestry scientists usually earn
$55K-$98K per year

Senior forestry scientists usually earn
$110K-$150K per year

Forestry and Logging Worker

Kaimahi Waonui/​Tope Rākau

Forestry and logging workers plant, maintain, measure, cut and clear trees from forests.

Job opportunities
Good
Training usually required
>1 year

Trainee forestry and logging workers usually earn
$40K-$65K per year

Qualified forestry and logging workers usually earn
$65K-$75K per year

Chemical Engineer

Mataaro Matū

Chemical engineers design, develop and operate equipment and processes used to manufacture chemicals and products.

Job opportunities
Good
Training usually required
3-4 years

Graduate chemical engineers usually earn
$50K-$70K per year

Senior chemical engineers usually earn
$95K-$120K per year

Chemist

Kairarau Matū

Chemists study the make-up and behaviour of chemicals, and may use their findings to develop new products and processes.

Job opportunities
Good
Training usually required
5 years

Chemists with a Bachelor's or Master's degree usually earn
$50K-$90K per year

Chemists with PhDs usually earn
$90K-$150K per year

Horse Trainer

Kaiwhakapakari Hōiho

Horse trainers train horses for racing, and are responsible for their care at a stable or race track.

Job opportunities
Average

Pay rates for horse trainers vary depending on their ability, experience and level of success.

Microbiologist

Kaimātai Koiora Mororiki

Microbiologists study micro-organisms, such as bacteria, viruses and fungi, and the effects they have on plants, animals and humans. They also develop products from micro-organisms to benefit humans or the environment.

Job opportunities
Good
Training usually required
3-9 years

Microbiologists usually earn
$39K-$75K per year

Senior microbiologists usually earn
$75K-$130K per year

Agricultural/​Horticultural Field Representative

Māngai Taiao Ahuwhenua

Agricultural/horticultural field representatives sell products such as farm equipment, and advise clients on crop and livestock management. 

Job opportunities
Good

Agricultural/horticultural field representatives with up to three years’ experience usually earn
$55K-$90K per year

Agricultural/horticultural field representatives with more than three years' experience usually earn
$90K-$120K per year

Zoologist

Kaipūtaiao Kararehe

Zoologists study animals and their behaviour in the wild or in captivity, and how they interact with other species and their environments.

Job opportunities
Average
Training usually required
3 years

Zoologists with up to 10 years' experience usually earn
$38K-$61K per year

Senior zoologists with more than 10 years' experience usually earn
$61K-$185K per year