The average wage for a Dental Assistant in Perth, Western Australia is AU$23.37 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$18.76 - AU$26.71
AU$19
AU$23
AU$27
MEDIAN: AU$23.37
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Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$12AU$24AU$36
Hourly Rate
AU$18.76 - AU$26.71  
   
Overtime
AU$35.55  
Local Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$24KAU$48KAU$72K
Total Pay (?
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AU$37,440 - AU$56,199  
   
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 37

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Pay by Experience Level for Dental Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Dental Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Dental Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 29 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Dental Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Dental Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 6 salaries. A Dental Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 13 salaries.

Key Stats for Dental Assistant

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
8%
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Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries

▲10%

Experienced
▲7%

Late-Career
▲3%

National Average
AU$49,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries

▲5%

▲3%


National Average
AU$49,000

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental: 29%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 71%