The average pay for a Dental Assistant in Sydney, New South Wales is AU$22.29 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AU$19,727 - AU$60,820
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AU$20K
AU$36K
AU$61K
MEDIAN: AU$36,178
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AU$17.28 - AU$26.85
(Median)
AU$17
AU$22
AU$27
MEDIAN: AU$22.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$21KAU$42KAU$63K
Salary
AU$19,727 - AU$60,820  
   
Bonus
AU$200.00  
Total Pay (?
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AU$34,424 - AU$55,938  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$12AU$24AU$36
Hourly Rate
AU$17.28 - AU$26.85  
   
Overtime
AU$31.44  
Local Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$24KAU$48KAU$72K
Bonus
AU$200.00  
   
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$34,424 - AU$55,938  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 162
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Pay by Experience Level for Dental Assistant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%



National Average
AU$46,000


Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries

Administration
up arrow 3%

Orthodontics
up arrow 2%

Oral Surgery
up arrow 1%

National Average
AU$46,000

Cleaning
up arrow 4%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental: 34%
medical benefits
Vision: 1%
dental benefits
None: 64%
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