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Tattoo Artist

Kaitoi Tinana

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Tattoo artists use sterilised skin-piercing equipment and ink or jewellery to decorate people's skin.


Pay rates for tattoo artists vary depending on your talent and how well you promote your service.

Source: careers.govt.nz research, 2018.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting work as a tattoo artist are poor due to the small size of the occupation.
Rose Hu at a table drawing a draft tattoo on an iPad

Tattoo artists create designs and tattoo them onto people

Last updated 20 December 2018