Further at the specialists level, the supply side of labour is artificially constrained by the specialist colleges passing limited numbers of new specialists each year. We recognise very few other countries qualifications.
Medical specialists (opthalmologists in Southland) in this country have actually been successfully prosecuted by the ComCom for conspiring to make it difficult for an overseas trained specialist to obtain supervision during an initial probationary period they had to go through.
An Opthalmologist or Orthopaedic Surgeon if they are any good should command close to a million a year in public and private money.
So can a good real estate agent with no student loan.