Scaffolder

Kaihanga Rangitupu

This job is sometimes referred to by alternative titles

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

Pay

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