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Print Finisher

Kaiwhakatau Tānga

This job is sometimes referred to by alternative titles

Print finishers bind, finish and repair books and other publications by hand or by machine.

Pay

Print finishers with up to three years’ experience usually earn

$33K-$45K per year

Senior print finishers with more than five years’ experience usually earn

$50K-$65K per year

Source: PrintNZ, 'PrintNZ Industry Report', 2017.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a print finisher are good due to fewer people taking up apprenticeships and increasing demand for specialised print finishing.
John Alofa loading paper into a collating machine

Print finishers bind, finish and repair books and other publications

Last updated 28 June 2017