How much does a PhD Student make?

Updated 9 Jun 2021
NZ$27K /yr
Average Base Pay

56 salaries

NZ$21K

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NZ$27K

Average

NZ$30K

High

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The national average salary for a PhD Student is $27,000 in New Zealand. Filter by location to see PhD Student salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 56 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by PhD Student employees.

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University of Auckland
4.3

University of Auckland

PhD Student

NZ$27,371

 /yr
Range: NZ$25K - NZ$30K
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NZ$25K

NZ$30K

NZ$24,816 - NZ$29,509 Range

University of Canterbury
3.9

University of Canterbury

PhD Student

NZ$22,095

 /yr
Range: NZ$21K - NZ$48K

NZ$21K

NZ$48K

NZ$21,000 - NZ$48,300 Range

University of Otago
3.8

University of Otago

PhD Student

NZ$27,000

 /yr
Range: NZ$22K - NZ$28K

NZ$22K

NZ$28K

NZ$22,000 - NZ$27,540 Range

Victoria University of Wellington
3.9

Victoria University of Wellington

PhD Student

NZ$25,016

 /yr
Range: NZ$23K - NZ$70K

NZ$23K

NZ$70K

NZ$23,400 - NZ$70,000 Range

Massey University
3.9

Massey University

PhD Student

NZ$26,098

 /yr
Range: NZ$24K - NZ$360K

NZ$24K

NZ$360K

NZ$24,000 - NZ$360,000 Range

University of Auckland
4.3

University of Auckland

PhD Student - Hourly Contractor

NZ$23

 /hr
Range: NZ$11 - NZ$39

NZ$11

NZ$39

NZ$11 - NZ$39 Range

University of Waikato
3.8

University of Waikato

PhD Student

NZ$26,058

 /yr
Range: NZ$20K - NZ$30K

NZ$20K

NZ$30K

NZ$20,000 - NZ$30,000 Range

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University of Otago
3.8

University of Otago

PhD Student - Contractor
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NZ$24K -NZ$26K

NZ$24K

NZ$26K

NZ$24,072 - NZ$26,171 Range

Auckland University of Technology
4.2

NZ$24K

NZ$26K

NZ$24,236 - NZ$25,772 Range

AgResearch (NZ)
3.8

AgResearch (NZ)

PhD Student
About 

NZ$29K -NZ$31K

NZ$29K

NZ$31K

NZ$29,034 - NZ$31,367 Range

Self
4.6

Self

PhD Student - Hourly
About 

NZ$17 -NZ$19

 hourly

NZ$17

NZ$19

NZ$17 - NZ$19 Range

Wintec
2.6

Wintec

PhD Student - Hourly Contractor
About 

NZ$20 -NZ$22

 hourly

NZ$20

NZ$22

NZ$20 - NZ$22 Range

Stadt Frankfurt Am Main
3.4

Stadt Frankfurt Am Main

PhD Student - Monthly
About 

NZ$5K -NZ$6K

NZ$5K

NZ$6K

NZ$5,102 - NZ$5,513 Range

St. Patrick's College
5

St. Patrick's College

PhD Student - Monthly
About 

NZ$964 -NZ$1K

NZ$964

NZ$1K

NZ$964 - NZ$1,045 Range

University of Auckland
4.3

University of Auckland

PhD Graduate Student - Hourly
About 

NZ$20 -NZ$22

 hourly

NZ$20

NZ$22

NZ$20 - NZ$22 Range

University of Otago
3.8

University of Otago

PhD Graduate Student
About 

NZ$26K -NZ$28K

NZ$26K

NZ$28K

NZ$25,849 - NZ$27,949 Range

University of Canterbury
3.9

University of Canterbury

PhD Graduate Student
About 

NZ$29K -NZ$31K

NZ$29K

NZ$31K

NZ$28,799 - NZ$31,351 Range

Massey University
3.9

Massey University

PhD Graduate Student
About 

NZ$19K -NZ$21K

NZ$19K

NZ$21K

NZ$19,030 - NZ$20,918 Range

Coretex
3.1

Coretex

Phd Student Researcher
About 

NZ$60K -NZ$65K

NZ$60K

NZ$65K

NZ$59,843 - NZ$64,922 Range

University of Auckland
4.3

University of Auckland

PhD Student - Stipend
About 

NZ$27K -NZ$29K

NZ$27K

NZ$29K

NZ$27,150 - NZ$29,347 Range

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Recent Salary Reports

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$20,000
per year
A PhD Graduate Student in the Wellington Area area reported making $20,000 per year
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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
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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
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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
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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
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3-4 years experience
Wellington Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$2,000
monthly
A PhD Student in the Auckland Area area reported making $2,000 per month
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1-2 years experience
Auckland Area area
Contract
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$2,000
monthly
A PhD Student in the Wellington Area area reported making $2,000 per month
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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
3-4 years experience
Auckland Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$27,000
per year
A PhD Student in the Wellington Area area reported making $27,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Wellington Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$2
hourly
A PhD Student/SRF in the Auckland Area area reported making $2 per hour
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Auckland Area area
Contract
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
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