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Plasterers apply plaster or other materials to buildings. They usually specialise in either interior or exterior plastering.


New and trainee plasterers usually earn

$17-$18 per hour

Experienced plasterers usually earn

$18-$30 per hour

Source: Assn of Wall and Ceiling Industries NZ and Trade Me Jobs, 2018.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a plasterer are good due to a shortage of workers.
An exterior plasterer applies a decorative finish to a wall

Plasterers mix and apply plaster to surfaces

Last updated 9 November 2018