Bricklayer New Zealand - Salary, How to find a job

What is the salary of - Bricklayer New Zealand?
How to find a job - Bricklayer New Zealand?


The most common places to find a job are: Wellington (capital city), Auckland, Christchurch, Waitakere, Hamilton, Dunedin

Salary for the job: Bricklayer New Zealand - USD 2798
Average salary New Zealand - USD 3075
Wages are paid in local currency: NZD (New Zealand dollars)

The impact of the work experience on the salary:
Experienced: + 10%
Mid-Career: + 12%
Entry-Level: - 20%


Chart: (1) Salary - Bricklayer (2) Average salary - New Zealand


Chart: (1) Experienced (2) Medium experience (3) Partialy experience

Employee benefits
Retirement plan: Very rare
Health insurance: Rarely
Internal and external training courses: Generally no
Career development plan for the employees: No

Typical job requirements
Education level: High school
Certification: Not required
IT literate: Not necessary
Probation period: Usually required by employers
Official language: English, Maori, Sign language
Knowledge of foreign languages: Not necessary
Driver's licence: Not necessary
Work experience: Impact on the salary - Low

Job type:
Full Time Job
Part Time Job
Temporary Job
Seasonal Job
Night Shift
Contract employment
Industry: construction jobs

Working time and paid leave
Working week: Monday - Friday
Working hours per week: 40
Overtime working hours: No
Paid vacation days: 20 (The contract may be different)
Paid public holidays: 11
Lunch break: Not often
Lunch break duration: 45 minutes
Flexible working hours: No

Unemployment rate New Zealand - 5.3%
Retirement age New Zealand - 65

Companies in New Zealand, with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation - bricklayer, are specialty trade contractors and construction companies.

Bricklayers build walls, walkways, fences, and other structures. They work mostly outdoors on many construction projects in New Zealand.

Important skills for a bricklayers in New Zealand are:

Physical stamina. Bricklayers must keep a steady pace while setting bricks. Although no individual brick is extremely heavy, the constant lifting can be tiring.
Physical strength. Workers should be strong enough to lift more than 20 kg. They carry heavy tools, equipment, and other materials, such as bags of mortar and grout.
Dexterity. Bricklayers repeatedly handle bricks, stones, and other materials and must place bricks and materials with precision.
Unafraid of heights. Bricklayers in New Zealand often work on scaffolding, so they should be comfortable working at heights.

A high school diploma or equivalent is typically required for most bricklayers. Many technical schools in New Zealand offer programs in masonry. These programs operate both independently and in conjunction with apprenticeship training. Some people take trainings or courses before being hired, and some workers take them later as part of on-the-job training.

Some workers start out working as construction laborers and helpers before becoming a bricklayers.
(Source:U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)

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