Updates to the remuneration threshold values for Essential Skills and Skilled Migrant Category visas (26 Nov 2018)
The Essential Skills work visa and Skilled Migrant Category resident visa remuneration thresholds have been updated.
These thresholds are updated annually. The new thresholds are based on the New Zealand median salary and wage rate of $25 per hour (up 2.9% from last year), equivalent to $52,000 per annum for a 40 hour per week job.
The thresholds are:
All changes are effective on and after 26 November 2018.