Pulp and Paper Mill Operator

Kaiwhakamahi Mīra Puru Rākau

This job is sometimes referred to by alternative titles

Pulp and paper mill operators operate, maintain and repair machines that make pulp and paper.

Pay

Trainee pulp and paper mill operators usually earn

$35K-$50K per year

Qualified pulp and paper mill operators usually earn

$50K-$100K per year

Source: Competenz and Stats NZ, 2017

Job opportunities

Chances of getting work as a pulp and paper mill operator are poor due to limited positions and decreased demand for paper.
A female paper mill operator pushes buttons on a crane

Pulp and paper mill operators use a variety of machines to make pulp and paper.

Last updated 2 August 2017