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Study options for 2018
$17-$22 per hour (with 1-5 years’ experience)|
$22-$35 per hour (>5 years’ experience)
|Trainee baker||$33K-$35K per year|
|Qualified baker||$35K-$67K per year|
|Assistant accountant||$35K-$75K per year|
|Accountant||$60K-$115K per year|
|Finance manager||$80K-$100K per year|
|Chief finance manager||$100K-$180K per year|
$30K-$45K per year|
$46K-$65K per year (>3 years' experience)
|Project manager||$55K-$135K per year|
$40K-$70K per year (<2 years' experience)|
$50K-$75K per year (>3 years' experience)
|Market research analyst||
$35K-$50K per year (1-2 years' experience)|
$45K-$70K per year (2-4 years' experience)
|Cook||$17-$19 per hour|
|Chéf||$17-$25 per hour|
|Head or executive chéf||$22-$49 per hour|
|Kitchenhand||$17-$18 per hour|
$60K-$89K per year (with some experience)|
$80K-$110K per year (with several years' experience)
|Web developer||$45K-$77K per year|
|Test analyst||$61K-$130K per year|
|Systems administrator||$50K-$80K per year|
|Database administrator||$71K-$97K per year|
$49K-$60K per year|
$60K-$80K per year (with experience)
|Business analyst||$81K-$104K per year|
Hospitality and Café, Barista and Restaurant
|Barista||$17 per hour|
|Bartender||$17 per hour|
|Café/Restaurant manager (Duty manager)||$17-$20 per hour|
|Café/Restaurant manager (General manager)||$18-$24 per hour|
|Café worker||$17 per hour|
|Waiter/Waitress||$17-$18 per hour|
Hotel Reception, Portering and Concierge
|Hotel porter||$17-$19 per hour|
|Hotel manager||$38K-$200K per year|
|Motel manager||$40K-$90K per year|
|Deckhand (with less experience or working on smaller vessels)||$33K-$55K per year|
|Deckhand (experienced)||$45K-$90K per year|
|Ship's officer||$60K-130K per year|
|Ship master (small vessels)||$33K-$70K per year|
|Ship master (large, foreign-going vessels)||$125K-$250K per year|
|Marine engineer (>5 years' experience)||$80K-$180K per year|
|Inshore fishing skipper||$40K-$80K per year|
|Gardener||$17-$30 per hour|
|Grounds person||$31K-$60K per year (groundskeepers)|
|Nursery grower||$17-$26 per hour|
$25K-$60K per year
|Travel agents/advisers||$34K-$55K per year|
|Senior travel agents/advisers||$55K-$100K per year (with experience and extra responsibilities)|
**Sourced from careers.govt.nz
MIT degree graduates lead employment statistics**
Recently analysed Government data shows that MIT degree holders have the highest employment rates in the country five years after finishing their degrees.
They can also expect to be among the best paid.
Find a flexible study option that suits your life
Full-time study isn't possible for everyone so we've developed flexible learning to make it easier for you to get qualified. Study is not a case of one size fits all.
Our Information and Applications team are here to help. Whatever your situation and needs, we can give you personalised advice on how to make study work for you. Get expert and personalised advice. Contact us or request a call-back.
Speed up your qualification with RPL
At MIT, we understand that learning comes in all forms. That’s why we’re proud to offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) study pathways that recognise the value of your previous work, education and life experience.
Our Recognition of Prior Learning programme is designed for those who already have the on-the-job skills and knowledge, but want to take their career to the next level with a qualification.
With RPL we can measure and match your existing skills against credits in our courses – creating a tailored path of study that will not only save you money, but also help you to complete your qualification faster.
Why our students choose MIT
- A unique aspect of many of our programmes is that an industry project or work placement is incorporated as part of the curriculum, giving you valuable real-world experience so you graduate work-ready.
- MIT has been awarded the highest possible rating, Category One, by NZQA in the latest review. MIT is also Auckland’s only Category One Institute.
- MIT graduates lead employment statistics. Recently analysed Government data shows that MIT degree holders have the highest employment rates in the country five years after finishing their degrees. They can also expect to be among the best paid.
- With many of our classes being small, students get personal attention – our tutors even know you by name.
- You’ll enjoy a supportive learning environment throughout your study journey.
Are you looking for a proven path to success?
You’ll be supported by our friendly, knowledgeable staff to ensure you succeed at MIT and in your career. Plus, your study could also be free - check out the Free Fees options available.
If you would like to speak to someone about your study options our team is here to help.
You can also book a customised tour of MIT to see how we prepare our students with the practical skills and knowledge employers want.
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*Recently analysed government data shows that MIT degree holders have the highest employment rates and among the highest median earnings in the country five years after finishing their degrees.