Building Insulator

Kaitauārai Whare

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Building insulators install or apply special material to buildings or equipment to prevent or reduce heat, cold, air, sound or moisture.

Pay

New building insulators usually earn

$16-$18 per hour

Experienced building insulators usually earn

$18-$25 per hour

Source: Insulation Association of New Zealand, 2016.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting work as a building insulator are good due to the construction boom and a shortage of suitable workers.
Jacob Kleparek stapling insulation to the underside of a floor

A building insulator installing insulation

Last updated 30 May 2017