Huge pay rises likely for New Zealand skilled workers
New Zealand, 7th February: New Zealand is all set to witness a high increase in pay packages for skilled workers this year.
And this is welcoming news for not only skilled workers already in New Zealand but also those who want to come and work in New Zealand in the near future.
Bigger New Zealand salaries for skilled workers—New Zealand is going to lure an increasingly high number of skilled workers due to bigger hike in salaries this year. As per the official information, the jump in the salaries in industries with high demand will go up by as much as $20,000 a year.
New Zealand is going to introduce a huge hike in salaries having high demand this year. This hike will be a great incentive for skilled workers.
As per the statistics released through salary guide of New Zealand Immigration’s official website, an experience optometrist can expect to get around $90,000 in Auckland.
Shortage of skilled workers in New Zealand--The salary hike in New Zealand industries is due to the fact that New Zealand is facing an acute shortage of talented skilled workers. Pool of talented skilled individuals is drying up in New Zealand and the growing demand in New Zealand industries is calling for an immediate need to get the required workforce.
Hence, the offer of increased pay packages will help in attracting and retaining the skilled workers in New Zealand industries. According to managing director of Robert Walters Salary Survey 2013 Richard Manthel, employers’ hiring activity puts more pressure on skills.
And when the demand for a specific skill-set (or skill-sets) grows, this is going to be accompanied by an increase in salaries, Manthel maintained.
More jobs in New Zealand--Confidence level in New Zealand businesses is going up and this is a positive sign for not just higher salaries but also for more jobs in the offing soon. Many companies in New Zealand are introducing new data systems and updating software. And this simply means growth in the industries this year.
So, New Zealand will have more new jobs in several sectors this year with the IT sector taking a lead. Among other sectors witnessing a growth will be financial sectors, construction and property sectors in New Zealand this year.