An Entry-Level Dental Assistant earns an average wage of AU$21.07 per hour.

AU$20,580 - AU$53,079
AU$21K
AU$37K
AU$53K
MEDIAN: AU$36,520
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AU$16.75 - AU$25.21
AU$17
AU$21
AU$25
MEDIAN: AU$21.07
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$18KAU$36KAU$54K
Salary
AU$20,580 - AU$53,079  
   
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$34,235 - AU$52,851  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 66
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$14AU$28AU$42
Hourly Rate
AU$16.75 - AU$25.21  
   
Hourly Tips
AU$0.91  
Overtime
AU$19.97 - AU$41.47  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$28KAU$56KAU$84K
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$34,235 - AU$52,851  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 809

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$43,799

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Key Stats for Dental Assistant

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
073
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
13%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries

Chair Side Assisting
up arrow 9%

Dental Assisting
up arrow 7%

reception
up arrow 7%



National Average
AU$44,000


Training
up arrow 1%


Assisting
up arrow 2%

sterilization
up arrow 5%

Customer Service
up arrow 9%

sterilisation
up arrow 11%

Dental assistant
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 2%
dental benefits
Dental: 32%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
dental benefits
None: 66%
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