Plumber, Gasfitter and Drainlayer

Kaiwhakarerewai, Kaiwhakarerekorohū, Kaiwhakatakoto Paipa Wai

This job is sometimes referred to by alternative titles

Plumbers, gasfitters and drainlayers assemble, install and repair pipes, drains and fixtures and fittings that supply water and gas or remove waste.


Plumbers, gasfitters and drainlayers usually earn

$16-$38 per hour

Source: Careers New Zealand research, 2016.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a plumber, gasfitter and/or drainlayer are good due to high demand for their services.
Plumber Andrew Dodge applying a sealant to the underside of a sink

A plumber installing a sink

Last updated 11 July 2017