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Printer

Kaiwhakamahi Mīhini Tā

This job is sometimes referred to by alternative titles

Printers set up and operate printing machines that print text and images on paper, card, carton, plastics or metal.

Pay

Printers usually earn

$33K-$50K per year

Senior printers with more than five years’ experience usually earn

$62K-$93K per year

Source: PrintNZ Industry Report, 2017.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a printer are good due to strong demand for printed products and good opportunities for apprentices.
Kuran Ireland adding yellow ink to a printing machine

Printers print text and images onto different surfaces

Last updated 20 June 2017