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

NZ$20.21
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The average hourly pay for a Patient Care Assistant (PCA) in New Zealand is NZ$20.21.
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NZ$15.82
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NZ$20.21
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NZ$23.90
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NZ$16 - NZ$24
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NZ$33,028 - NZ$50,282
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What Do Patient Care Assistant (PCA)s Do?

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.

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What Are Popular Skills for Patient Care Assistant (PCA)s?

Skills in Elder Care, Home Health/Home Care, Long Term Care, Medicine / Surgery and Critical Care are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Patient Care Assistant (PCA)s?

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$20.29 based on 24 salaries. A mid-career Patient Care Assistant (PCA) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of NZ$20.40 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Patient Care Assistant (PCA) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of NZ$22.37 based on 12 salaries.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 48 survey responses.
Early Career
50.0%
Mid Career
25.0%
Experienced
25.0%

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