How much does a PhD Student make?

Updated 28 Jul 2021
$27,000 /yr
Average Base Pay

61 salaries

$21K

Low

$27K

Average

$30K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a PhD Student is $27,000 per year in New Zealand. Filter by location to see PhD Student salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 61 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by PhD Student employees.

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University of Auckland
4.3

University of Auckland

PhD Student

$27,436

 /yr
Range: $25K - $30K
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$25K

$30K

$24,816 - $30,000 Range

University of Canterbury
4

University of Canterbury

PhD Student

$22,095

 /yr
Range: $21K - $48K

$21K

$48K

$21,000 - $48,300 Range

University of Otago
3.5

University of Otago

PhD Student

$27,000

 /yr
Range: $22K - $28K

$22K

$28K

$22,000 - $27,540 Range

Victoria University of Wellington
3.9

Victoria University of Wellington

PhD Student

$25,667

 /yr
Range: $23K - $70K

$23K

$70K

$23,400 - $70,000 Range

Massey University
3.8

Massey University

PhD Student

$27,000

 /yr
Range: $24K - $360K

$24K

$360K

$24,000 - $360,000 Range

University of Auckland
4.3

University of Auckland

PhD Student - Hourly Contractor

$23

 /hr
Range: $11 - $39

$11

$39

$11 - $39 Range

University of Waikato
3.8

University of Waikato

PhD Student

$26,058

 /yr
Range: $20K - $30K

$20K

$30K

$20,000 - $30,000 Range

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AgResearch (NZ)
3.8

AgResearch (NZ)

PhD Student
About 

$29K -$31K

$29K

$31K

$28,662 - $30,920 Range

Victoria University of Wellington
3.9

Victoria University of Wellington

PhD Student - Hourly
About 

$24 -$26

 hourly

$24

$26

$24 - $26 Range

University of Otago
3.5

University of Otago

PhD Student - Contractor
About 

$24K -$26K

$24K

$26K

$24,145 - $26,109 Range

University of Otago
3.5

University of Otago

PhD Student - Hourly
About 

$23 -$25

 hourly

$23

$25

$23 - $25 Range

Auckland University of Technology
4.3

$24K

$26K

$24,004 - $26,011 Range

St John Ambulance
3.8

St John Ambulance

PhD Student - Hourly
About 

$19 -$21

 hourly

$19

$21

$19 - $21 Range

Self
4.6

Self

PhD Student - Hourly
About 

$17 -$19

 hourly

$17

$19

$17 - $19 Range

Wintec
2.6

Wintec

PhD Student - Hourly Contractor
About 

$20 -$22

 hourly

$20

$22

$20 - $22 Range

Lincoln University
3.2

Lincoln University

PhD Student
About 

$26K -$28K

$26K

$28K

$25,785 - $28,058 Range

St. Patrick's College
5

St. Patrick's College

PhD Student - Monthly
About 

$969 -$1K

$969

$1K

$969 - $1,037 Range

Stadt Frankfurt Am Main
3.4

Stadt Frankfurt Am Main

PhD Student - Monthly
About 

$5K -$5K

$5K

$5K

$5,070 - $5,465 Range

University of Auckland
4.3

University of Auckland

PhD Graduate Student - Hourly
About 

$20 -$22

 hourly

$20

$22

$20 - $22 Range

University of Otago
3.5

University of Otago

PhD Graduate Student
About 

$26K -$28K

$26K

$28K

$25,903 - $27,848 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a PhD Student salaries

The national average salary for a a PhD Student is $27,000 per year in New Zealand. Filter by location to see a PhD Student salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 61 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a PhD Student employees.

The highest salary for a a PhD Student in New Zealand is $29,999 per year.

The lowest salary for a a PhD Student in New Zealand is $21,393 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent phd student salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$35,000
per year
A PhD Student - Stipend in the Wellington Area area reported making $35,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Wellington Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$27,500
per year
A PhD Student in the Wellington Area area reported making $27,500 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Wellington Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$27,000
per year
A PhD Student in the Auckland Area area reported making $27,000 per year
Job Highlights
Auckland Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$27,500
per year
A Physics PhD Student in the Wellington Area area reported making $27,500 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Wellington Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$25,000
per year
A PhD Student in the Wellington Area area reported making $25,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Wellington Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$20,000
per year
A PhD Graduate Student in the Wellington Area area reported making $20,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Wellington Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$29,000
per year
A PhD Student in the Wellington Area area reported making $29,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Wellington Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$2,500
monthly
A PhD Student in the Auckland Area area reported making $2,500 per month
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Auckland Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$27,000
per year
A PhD Student in the Auckland Area area reported making $27,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Auckland Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$1,950
monthly
A PhD Student in the Wellington Area area reported making $1,950 per month
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Wellington Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
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