The average hourly pay for a Caregiver in New Zealand is NZ$16.56.
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Job Description for Caregiver
The exact nature of a caregiver's work and their daily schedule depends on the unique needs of each individual client. There is a physical aspect to the work, as a caregiver is expected to perform household tasks with which the client has difficulties. There also is an important mental and emotional element to a caregiver's position, as the caregiver must be empathetic and compassionate. Tools a caregiver may need to use include a stove, vacuum, or shower; the caregiver may also perform some lig…Read more
- Provide companionship and help around the home to clients.
- Report on changes in condition or needs.
- Accompany clients to appointments.
- Assist clients with mobility, transportation, meals, and medications.
Popular Employer Salaries for Caregiver
The top respondents for the job title Caregiver are from the companies Ryman Healthcare, Bupa International and Ryman Ltd. Reported salaries are highest at Ryman Ltd where the average pay is NZ$19.07. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Ryman Healthcare, earning around NZ$16.50. Bupa International pays the lowest at around NZ$15.52. Ultimate Care Group also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying NZ$16.22.
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Popular Skills for Caregiver
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Elder Care, Home Health/Home Care, Cleaning, Assisted Living and Home Care are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Caregiver
An entry-level Caregiver with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of NZ$17.24 based on 33 salaries. An early career Caregiver with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of NZ$16.30 based on 275 salaries. A mid-career Caregiver with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of NZ$16.40 based on 113 salaries. An experienced Caregiver with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of NZ$16.50 based on 75 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of NZ$17.
Years of Experience
This data is based on 527 survey responses.
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