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

NZ$19.79
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NZ$1,330
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The average hourly pay for a Personal Care Assistant (PCA) in New Zealand is NZ$19.79.
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NZ$15.91
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NZ$19.79
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NZ$24.01
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Hourly Rate
NZ$16 - NZ$24
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NZ$0 - NZ$1,330
Total Pay
NZ$33,252 - NZ$49,859
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What Do Personal Care Assistant (PCA)s Do?

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Personal Care Assistant (PCA). 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.
Personal Care Assistant (PCA)
Senior Caregiver
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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

Skills in Elder Care, Home Health/Home Care, Assisted Living and Long Term Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Palliative Care.

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

An entry-level Personal Care Assistant (PCA) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of NZ$18.80 based on 7 salaries. An early career Personal Care Assistant (PCA) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of NZ$19.63 based on 68 salaries. A mid-career Personal Care Assistant (PCA) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of NZ$19.78 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Personal Care Assistant (PCA) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of NZ$18.58 based on 12 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of NZ$21.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 123 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.7%
Early Career
55.3%
Mid Career
21.1%
Experienced
9.8%
Late Career
8.1%

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