An Entry-Level Dental Assistant earns an average wage of AU$21.25 per hour.

AU$19,866 - AU$54,729
AU$20K
AU$36K
AU$55K
MEDIAN: AU$36,404
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AU$16.76 - AU$25.40
AU$17
AU$21
AU$25
MEDIAN: AU$21.30
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$19KAU$38KAU$57K
Salary
AU$19,866 - AU$54,729  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$1,987  
Total Pay (?
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AU$34,096 - AU$53,269  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 70
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$14AU$28AU$42
Hourly Rate
AU$16.76 - AU$25.40  
   
Hourly Tips
AU$0.91  
Overtime
AU$19.63 - AU$40.58  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$28KAU$56KAU$84K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$1,987  
   
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$34,096 - AU$53,269  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 823

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$44,145

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Key Stats for Dental Assistant

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
12%
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Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries

Chair Side Assisting
▲8%

Dental Assisting
▲7%

reception
▲6%

▲3%


National Average
AU$44,000

Oral Surgery
▼1%

▼2%

Training
▼2%

sterilization
▼5%

Assisting
▼6%

sterilisation
▼8%

Customer Service
▼10%

Dental assistant
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 2%
dental benefits
Dental: 32%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 66%
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