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Plastics Worker

Kaimahi Kirihou

This job is sometimes referred to by alternative titles

Plastics workers operate the machinery that makes, assembles and repairs plastic, composite and rubber products.


Plastics workers with less than four years' experience usually earn

$16-$18 per hour

Plastics workers with four or more years' experience usually earn

$18-$23 per hour

Source: Competenz, 2017; Census 2013.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a plastics worker are average due to high competition for positions.
Angela Maclean operates machinery that is making washing machine control panels

Plastics workers operate machines that make plastic parts

Last updated 30 October 2017