A Mid-Career Dental Assistant earns an average wage of AU$24.24 per hour.

AU$24,511 - AU$55,703
AU$25K
AU$45K
AU$56K
MEDIAN: AU$44,500
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AU$20.44 - AU$27.82
AU$20
AU$24
AU$28
MEDIAN: AU$24.24
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$20KAU$40KAU$60K
Salary
AU$24,511 - AU$55,703  
   
Bonus
AU$720  
Total Pay (?
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AU$42,010 - AU$58,863  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$15AU$30AU$45
Hourly Rate
AU$20.44 - AU$27.82  
   
Hourly Tips
AU$1.32  
Overtime
AU$28.43 - AU$43.28  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$30KAU$60KAU$90K
Bonus
AU$720  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$42,010 - AU$58,863  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 329
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$50,568

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Key Stats for Dental Assistant

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %
5-9 years
84%
10-19 years
16%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries

reception
▲5%

Assisting
▲4%

▲1%

Orthodontics
▼0%

Dental assistant
▼0%

National Average
AU$51,000


▼1%

sterilisation
▼2%

Dental Assisting
▼4%

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental: 34%
vision benefits
Vision:
dental benefits
None: 65%
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