Retail NZ Wages Guide 2024


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 27 retail-specific positions by merchandise, turnover and region.

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

The Retail NZ Wages Guide 2024 recorded an overall average wage increase of 2.8% (from $28.87 to $29.68 an hour) higher than the minimum wage increase but a lower rate of increase than in recent years. Find out more information by downloading your copy below.

Every retailer who completed the 2024 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 is available to help you understand any data and rates in this guide and can also help you manage a staff pay review process. Chat with our Adviser on 0800 472 472 (1800 128 086 from Australia) or email [email protected].


Retail NZ members:
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