Watchmaker and Repairer

Kaihanga/​Kaiwhakatika Karaka/​Matawā

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Watchmakers and repairers clean, repair and assemble mechanical or electronic timepieces such as watches and clocks.

Pay

Watchmakers usually earn

$33K-$55K per year

Watchmakers running their own business usually earn

$80K per year

Source: Jewellery Industry Registration Board of New Zealand.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a watchmaker and repairer are poor for people wanting to enter the role but good for those with experience.
Paul Mitchell works on a watch at a workbench

Paul Mitchell repairing a watch

Last updated 7 August 2017