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Kaimahi Hiko

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Electricians install, maintain and repair electrical systems and equipment.


Electricians with one to five years' experience usually earn

$42K-$60K per year

Electricians with six or more years’ experience usually earn

$63K-$70K per year

Source: Electrical Contractors Association of New Zealand, 2015.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as an electrician are good due to the construction boom and a shortage of suitable workers.
Mark Jackson adjusting some electrical wires

Mark Jackson wiring a lightbox

Last updated 1 September 2017