2022 Wages Guide


Our Wages 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 by merchandise, turnover and region.

Are you a Retail NZ member? For a limited time only, we have our 2022 Wages Guide available at a discounted rate. Get your copy for $75 (normally $150.00).

Your employees are your most valuable assets, and our annual Wages Guide can help you stay up to speed with average wage rates around the country, so you can keep up with the competition, whilst ensuring your employees are rewarded appropriately.

2022 has seen further pressure on wages and another significant lift to the Minimum Wage. Our Wages Guide provides some certainty about the right wage levels for your business and is an important source of information as we continue our advocacy on “Fair Pay” Agreements.

You can check out a preview of the Retail NZ 2017 Wages Guide here.

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].

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].


Retail NZ members:
Get your copy for $75 (normally $150.00) – make sure you are logged in to access the member pricing for the 2022 Wages Guide. Let us know if you need help logging in.

Get your copy for $150 (normally $300.00)

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