Kaihanga Rangitupu

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Scaffolders put up and take down scaffolding for building, painting, repairing, seating and industrial purposes.


Scaffolders with without a qualification usually earn about

$15-$17 per hour

Qualified scaffolders usually earn

$17-$30 per hour

Source: Scaffolding and Rigging New Zealand (SARNZ).

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a scaffolder are good, especially for experienced scaffolders.
Two scaffolders installing scaffolding high on a building

Scaffolders fasten steel tubes together and use braces for support

Last updated 21 April 2016