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Electrician

Kaimahi Hiko

This job is sometimes referred to by alternative titles

Electricians install, maintain and repair electrical systems and equipment.

Pay

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