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Painter and Decorator

Kaipeita/​Kaiwhakapaipai Whare

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Painters and decorators apply decorative and protective finishes to interior and exterior walls, doors, windows and other surfaces of buildings.


New or unqualified painters and decorators usually earn

$18-$22 per hour

Experienced and qualified painters and decorators usually earn

$24-$33 per hour

Source: Master Painters NZ and Trade Me Jobs, 2018.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting work as a painter and decorator are good due to a shortage of workers.
Painter and decorator sands the outside of a building to prepare it for painting.

Painters and decorators work on the inside and outside of buildings

Last updated 10 September 2018