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Metal Worker

Kaimahi Maitai

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Metal workers make patterns and moulds for metal castings, heat and hammer metal into shape, and repair metal parts and equipment.

Pay

Metal workers usually earn

$17-$29 per hour

Source: Competenz, 2017

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a metal worker are poor for those wanting to enter the role, but good for those with experience.
A metal worker melting metal over a hot flame

A metal worker heating and melting metal in a furnace

Last updated 4 September 2018