Scaffolder

Kaihanga Rangitupu

Scaffolders design, construct and remove scaffolding around buildings and other structures such as bridges. 

Pay

Trainee scaffolders usually earn

$16-$18 per hour

Scaffolders with qualifications usually earn

$20-$35 per hour

Source: SARNZ, 2018.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a scaffolder are good due to high demand for scaffolding for construction.
A man using a tool to tighten up a piece of scaffolding

Scaffolders design and erect scaffolding structures

Last updated 8 February 2018