Benchmarking Data

Wages Guide

Are you unsure if you’re paying your team correctly? We can help!

Your employees are your most valuable assets, and our annual Wages Guide is made to help you stay up to speed with retail wage rate statistics around New Zealand. In doing so, you keep up with your competition, whilst ensuring your employees are rewarded appropriately.

The Retail NZ guide is the most comprehensive guide to retail wages in New Zealand. It provides up-to-date guidance on average wages rates, for 23 retail-specific positions. These positions are specified by merchandise, turnover and region.

Retail NZ’s 2022 Wages Guide is now available

Thank you to everyone who participated in this year’s Wages Survey. We’ve published the results in an easily digestible Wages Guide. Every retailer who completed the 2022 survey has been sent a FREE copy of the guide. If you think your business took the survey and you have not received the guide please email [email protected].

The guide is also available for purchase! It’s $150+GST for Retail NZ members and $300+GST for non-members. Head over to our resource library to get your copy of the latest guide.

“This report gives me the confidence to know that I am paying my staff fairly and above the industry average”.

– Johnathan, Fifth Avenue Menswear

Do you have questions?

Our Advice Service can help you manage the pay review process for your staff. Chat with our advisers on 0800 472 472
(1800 128 086 from Australia) or email them at [email protected].

If you have questions or feedback about the guide please get in touch.

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