Average Patient Care Assistant (PCA) Hourly Pay in New Zealand

NZ$18.79
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The average hourly pay for a Patient Care Assistant (PCA) in New Zealand is NZ$18.79.
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NZ$15.50
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NZ$18.79
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NZ$23.47
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MEDIAN NZ$18.79
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Hourly Rate
NZ$16 - NZ$23
Total Pay
NZ$32,344 - NZ$50,140

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Job Description for Patient Care Assistant (PCA)

Patient Care Assistant (PCA) Tasks
  • Provide basic patient care under the direction of a nursing staff.
  • Assist patients with daily activities including feeding, bathing, dressing, grooming, mobility, changing linens, and taking medication.

Career Paths

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Patient Care Assistant (PCA)
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Pay by Experience Level for Patient Care Assistant (PCA)

An early career Patient Care Assistant (PCA) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of NZ$19.29 based on 12 salaries. A mid-career Patient Care Assistant (PCA) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of NZ$18.00 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Patient Care Assistant (PCA) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of NZ$17.18 based on 6 salaries.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 25 survey responses.
Early Career
48.0%
Mid Career
28.0%
Experienced
24.0%

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