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Biochemist

Kairarau Matū Koiora

Biochemists study the chemical structure and function of animals, plants and micro-organisms such as bacteria and viruses. They use this research to develop medical, industrial and agricultural products.

Job opportunities
Average
Training usually required
3-9 years

Biochemists usually earn
$42K-$75K per year

Senior biochemists with PhDs usually earn
$76K-$130K per year

Hunter/​Trapper

Kaikimi/​Kaihopu Kararehe

Hunters and trappers shoot or trap animals to remove pests and control disease, and for food, fur, or research.

Job opportunities
Average

Pay for hunters and trappers depends on the type of work they do and their experience.

Aeroplane Pilot

Kaiwhakahaere Waka Rererangi

Aeroplane pilots fly planes that transport people and goods, or spread fertiliser or bait.

Job opportunities
Poor
Training usually required
2-3 years

Aeroplane pilots who fly for airlines or the military usually earn
$50K-$150K per year

Foreign Policy Officer

Āpiha Take Tāwāhi

Foreign policy officers represent New Zealand's interests overseas and provide policy advice to the Government on foreign affairs and trade issues.

Job opportunities
Average
Training usually required
5 years

New foreign policy officers usually earn
$63K-$69K per year

Foreign policy officers with experience usually earn
$69K-$150K per year

Crop Farmer/​Manager

Kaiahuwhenua Huangakai/​Kaiwhakahaere Huangakai

Crop farmers/managers plan and manage plant production on farms and in vineyards and hothouses.

Job opportunities
Good

Crop farmers/managers with up to five years' experience usually earn
$55K-$110K per year

Crop farmers/managers working for large organisations usually earn
$120K-$180K per year

Mechanical Engineer

Mataaro Pūkaha

Mechanical engineers design and give advice on the building and repair of machines and tools. They also investigate problems and faults with machinery, and study ways to improve manufacturing and energy production.

Job opportunities
Good
Training usually required
3-4 years

Mechanical engineers with up to five years' experience usually earn between
$50K-77K per year

Mechanical engineers in managerial roles usually earn between
$110K-$180K per year

Arborist

Kaitiaki Rākau

Arborists plant and remove trees, prune branches and treat disease.

Job opportunities
Good
Training usually required
1-3 years

Arborists with up to five years' experience usually earn
$20-$25 per hour

Arborists with more than five years' experience usually earn
$25-$35 per hour