Your salary level will be a crucial requirement to be able to secure a visa under the Skilled Migrant or Essential Skills Categories.
The new Skilled Migrant Policy acknowledges that higher-paid positions reflect higher skill levels and will result in an increased potential to benefit New Zealand's economic growth. Bonus points will be awarded for employment based on high levels of earnings.
There are two different indicators used to determine whether your employment is classified as skilled:
You may be eligible for 20 bonus points if you are claiming points for skilled employment and the remuneration for that employment is at or above NZ$51 per hour (or the equivalent annual salary).
Get in contact with us for a Free Assessment of your migration options by our Licensed Immigration Advisers:
Or continue your Self-Assessment with our Quick Self-Check Guide.