Jeweller

Kaihanga Taonga Rei

This job is sometimes referred to by alternative titles

Jewellers design, make, alter and repair items such as rings, bracelets, necklaces and earrings.

Pay

Manufacturing jewellers up to five years' experience usually earn

$33K-$60K per year

Manufacturing jewellers with more than five years' experience usually earn

$60K-$100K per year

Source: Jewellery Industry Registration Board of New Zealand, 2016.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting work are poor for jewellers who don't have a trade certificate, but good for manufacturing jewellers.
A jeweller using a brush to colour a piece of silver jewellery

A jeweller applying colour to a piece of jewellery

Last updated 1 June 2017