NEW ZEALAND NURSE’S SALARY

NEW ZEALAND – Nurses Recent Salary Guide as per Grade

New Zealand with significant medical benefits has immense opportunities for nurses around the world. Nurses are benefitted largely in New Zealand by receiving reasonable salary and perks.

Nurse’s salary is hugely based on their, education, experience and grades they are working in.

Average salary for nurses in New Zealand is approximately $65,000 per annum. For instance, a graduate registered nurse earns approximately $54,000 per year and senior registered nurse earns approximately $79,000 to $130,000 per year.

There are 20 different district health boards in New Zealand. Salary for each district health board varies. For instance, Graduate Enrolled nurses earns approximately $49,000 per annum, Enrolled nurses with experience (1-4 years) earns approximately $51,000 to $57,000 per annum.

Enrolled nurse will be taking care of patient and will be reporting to Registered Nurse. There are yearly hikes for each role or grade, and with experience the salary for nurse will be increased yearly.

Registered nurse salary is approximately $54,000 per annum.

Registered nurse with 3 to 7 years experience can get approximately $67,000 to $77,000 per year.

Senior registered nurses with experience can earn approximately $79,000 to $130,000 per annum.

Types of Roles

There are different kind of nurse, each have different role and responsibilities. Few are given below

Nurse Practitioners

Registered Nurses

Registered Midwives

Enrolled Nurses

Registered Obstetric Nurses

Karitane Nurses

Health Care Assistants/Hospital Aides

  • Caseload Midwife – (continuity Care Midwives, Domino Midwives or Lead Maternity Carer)
  • Casual Employee – This role has no particular duty hours and they will be asked to work as and when required. They will not be replaced on behalf of permanent or temporary positions.
  • Community Nurse and Midwife
  • District Nurses – Registered nurse who works in domicillary and/or community nursing duties
  • Duly Authorized Officer (DAO
  • Full time employee – employee who works  not less than the ‘original or ‘normal’ hours
  • Health Care Assistant (HCA) or Hospital Aide (HA) – Employee who is an auxiliary to the nursing team and perform tasks related to patient care. Person who work under the direction of a registered nurse or midwife
  • Karitane nurse – A nurse who has undergone the course of training and passed the examinations for karitane nurses conducted by the Royal New Zealand Plunket Society.

Other Nursing Professional Roles

  • Directors of Nursing and/or Midwifery (Professional Nurse or Midwife Advisors)
  • Associate Directors of Nursing
  • Mental Health Nursing Positions

District Health Boards Approximate Salaries

Graduate registered nurses – $54,000 per year

Senior registered nurses – $79,000 – $130,000 per year

  • Graduate Enrolled Nurses – $49,000 per year
  • Enrolled nurses (1-4 year experience) – $51,000 – $57,000 per year
  • Enrolled nurses – care for patients
  • Registered nurses or nurse practitioners – supervise enrolled nurses
  • Registered nurses – $54,000 per year
  • Registered nurses – (3-7 year experience) – $67,000 – 77,000$
  • Senior Registered nurses – (with experience) – $79,000- $130,000

HOURS OF WORK

  • The ordinary working hours of an employee employed full-time shall be 80 per fortnight
  • Employee work 8 hours a day/shift. Part time employee work less than 4 hours

ROASTER PATTERN DIVISORS

5 days on duty followed by 2 days off duty – 2086 hours p.a. (i.e.: shift length 8 hours)

– 4 days on duty followed by 4 days off duty – 1460 hours p.a. (i.e.: shift length 8 hours)

– 4 days on duty followed by 3 days off duty – 2086 hours p.a. (i.e.: shift length 10

hours)

– 4 days on duty followed by 2 days off duty – 2086 hours pa. (i.e.: shift length 8 hours

and 35 minutes) or 1947 hours p.a. (shift length 8 hours)

– 2 days on duty followed by 2 days off duty – 2190 hours p.a.

SALARIES

Salaries for nurses are given based on experience (steps) and grades.

Registered, Enrolled, Obstetric and Karitane Nurses, Midwives, Healthcare Assistants and Hospital Aids Salary Scales

Registered Nurse and Registered Midwife Scale (approximate salary values per annum)

Step 1: $54,034

Step 2: $59,491

Step 3: $62,138

Step 4: $65,652

Step 5: $72,945

Step 6*: $75,132

Step 7*: $77,386

To be eligible to move to Step 6 a RN/RM must have been on Step 5 for a minimum of 12 months.

To be eligible to move to Step 7 a RN/RM must have been on Step 6 for a minimum of 12 months.

COMMUNITY NURSE AND MIDWIFE SCALE (approximate salary values per annum)

Step 1: $54,034

Step 2: $59,491

Step 3: $62,138

Step 4: $65,652

Step 5: $72,945

Step 6*: $77,443

Step 7*: $78,993

Step 8*: $82,957

DESIGNATED SENIOR NURSE AND MIDWIFERY SALARY SCALE (approximate salary values per annum)

Grade 2: $59,491

1 – 79,760

2 – 81,322

3 – 85,375

Grade 3: $62,138

1 – 86,887

2 – 90,230

3 – 96,378

Grade 4: $65,652

1 – 91,889

2 – 95,241

3 – 101,541

Grade 5: $72,945

1 – 96,910

2 – 100,256

3 – 106,703

Grade 6: $77,443

1 – 100,256

2 – 103,596

3 – 110,146

Grade 7: $78,993

1 – 103,596

2 – 106,938

3 – 112,389

Grade 8: $82,957

1 – 109,116

2 – 115,026

3 – 120,938

4 – 130,653

ALLOWANCES

ON CALL

Call during normal off duty hours – $8.00

Call during public holidays – $10.00

DHB                                                                       Per Annum Payment

MidCentral                        $2,500 (See side letter for Mental Health Emergency Team DAO payments)

Hutt Valley                            $2,500

Wairarapa                             $2,500

Taranaki                                 $2,500

Hawke’s Bay                                 $2,500

Bay of Plenty                        $2,000

Northland                              $2,000

Lakes                                      $2,000

Waikato                                 $2,000

Tairawhiti                              $2,000

Whanganui                           $2,000

Otago                                     $3,400

Southland                              $3,400

South Canterbury                $3,400

Canterbury                            $3,000 & $500

Capital and Coast                 $5,177

NEW ZEALAND – Nurses Recent Salary Guide as per Grade
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