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Roofers repair or install roofs using materials such as roofing iron, tiles and shingles.


Roofers with up to three years' experience usually earn

$17-$25 per hour

Experienced roofers or supervisors usually earn

$30-$40 per hour

Source: Roofing Association of New Zealand, 2016.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a roofer are good due to a shortage of workers.
A roofer nailing down a roofing batten

A roofer preparing a roof before attaching corrugated iron

Last updated 24 August 2018