Average Plumber Hourly Pay in New Zealand

NZ$27.87
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NZ$825
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The average hourly pay for a Plumber in New Zealand is NZ$27.87.
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NZ$19.30
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NZ$27.87
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NZ$34.34
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Hourly Rate
NZ$19 - NZ$34
Bonus
NZ$14 - NZ$3,500
Total Pay
NZ$40,673 - NZ$76,237
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What Do Plumbers Do?

Plumber Tasks
  • Install and repair pipes and fixtures and open clogged drains.
  • Cut openings in floors and walls to accommodate pipe and pipe fittings.
  • Utilize appropriate plumbing and shop tools.
  • Cut and thread pipes.
  • Install vents and traps in the plumbing system, in accordance with required codes.

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What Are Popular Skills for Plumbers?

Skills in Plumbing, Maintenance, Troubleshooting, Pipe Welding and Roofing Materials Installation are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Plumbers?

An early career Plumber with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of NZ$23.31 based on 89 salaries. A mid-career Plumber with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of NZ$28.38 based on 99 salaries. An experienced Plumber with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of NZ$29.98 based on 94 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of NZ$30.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 344 survey responses.
Early Career
25.9%
Mid Career
28.8%
Experienced
27.3%
Late Career
18.0%

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