Plasterer

Kaiwhakapiri Uhi

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Plasterers apply plaster or other materials to buildings. They usually specialise in either interior or exterior plastering.

Pay

New and trainee plasterers usually earn

$15-$17 per hour

Experienced plasterers usually earn

$22-$27 per hour

Source: Trade Me Jobs and Association of Wall and Ceiling Industries of New Zealand, 2016.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a plasterer are good, particularly in Auckland and Christchurch.

An exterior plasterer applying plaster to a wall

An exterior plasterer working on a building

Last updated 8 August 2016