2024 ALPMA/Fluid Legal Recruitment NZ HR Issues & Salary Survey


New Zealand

Report released on

1 April 2024

StatusReport Coming Soon

PricingMembersNZD 550 inc GST
Non-Members NZD 2,200 inc GST

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Register for the survey now to extend the deadline for the most comprehensive study of salaries and remuneration within New Zealand law firms.

In 2023, 155 New Zealand law offices, employing 4,300 people, reported their employment and staffing experiences up to 1 January 2023, making it the most comprehensive study of salaries and remuneration within New Zealand's legal industry.

Completing the survey is the only way to get free access to the final report and interactive salary tables, worth $2,200.

How to Participate


Download the Preparation Checklist and gather information.

Download the preparation checklist, salary calculations spreadsheet and questionnaire:

  1. Preparation Checklist
  2. NZ HR Survey Questionnaire
  3. Salary Calculations Spreadsheet

Before commencing the online survey, please read the Preparation Checklist and gather your information. This will ensure you have everything at your fingertips to participate in the survey.


Complete the survey online by 16 February 2024.

The confidential online survey will take approximately 30 – 60 minutes to complete, depending on the size of your firm (and your level of preparation).
Start the Survey Now

To start the survey, choose "Yes" - it is the first time you've answered the survey this year.

You'll receive a unique Return Access Code to let you complete the questions over multiple sessions. When you return, choose "No - I'm returning" and enter your Access Code.

You do not want to miss out on the opportunity to benchmark your firm against 150+ firms across New Zealand!

The HR Issues & Salary Survey report will provide up to date information on the state of the NZ legal industry, its people and remuneration, including:

  • insight into current & future issues in HR;
  • defined staffing profiles & roles (55+ positions);
  • firm & individual benefits;
  • current salary data - from Graduates to Equity Partners (and everything in between);
  • insights into anticipated salary increases & bonus structures;
  • recruitment intentions for the coming year; and
  • other entitlements on offer at firms.

Register for the survey now and receive your Return Access Code to extend the deadline for final submission to Friday 23 February, 2024.

Salary tables scheduled for publishing for participants during March, ready for Salary Reviews in the new financial year. The final report will be available by early April. Firms who want a copy of the final report but do not participate will be able to purchase the report for $550 (ALPMA members) or $2,200 (non-members).

Get the preparation docs now

Firms and Individuals who participate in these surveys receive a complimentary copy of the research report.

Need more information?

If you have any questions about the research or need assistance, please contact our research team.

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