Average Caregiver Hourly Pay in New Zealand

NZ$16.56
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The average hourly pay for a Caregiver in New Zealand is NZ$16.56.
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NZ$15.01
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NZ$16.56
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NZ$21.46
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MEDIAN NZ$16.56
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Hourly Rate
NZ$15 - NZ$21
Bonus
NZ$0 - NZ$12
Total Pay
NZ$31,239 - NZ$45,723

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Job Description for Caregiver

Caregiver Tasks
  • 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.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Caregiver. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Caregiver
Registered Nurse (RN)
Community Support Worker
Administration Assistant
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Caregiver

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.
Entry Level
6.3%
Early Career
52.2%
Mid Career
21.4%
Experienced
14.2%
Late Career
5.9%

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