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


Printers usually earn

$34K-$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 11 April 2018