A Dental Assistant in Brisbane, Queensland earns an average wage of AU$22.97 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$29,676 - AU$61,212
AU$30K
AU$47K
AU$61K
MEDIAN: AU$47,040
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AU$17.85 - AU$27.09
AU$18
AU$23
AU$27
MEDIAN: AU$23.22
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Local Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$21KAU$42KAU$63K
Salary
AU$29,676 - AU$61,212  
   
Bonus
AU$1,250  
Total Pay (?
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AU$37,349 - AU$57,513  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$16AU$32AU$48
Hourly Rate
AU$17.85 - AU$27.09  
   
Overtime
AU$11.48 - AU$46.50  
Local Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$32KAU$64KAU$96K
Bonus
AU$1,250  
   
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$37,349 - AU$57,513  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 111

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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 84 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 $52,000 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Dental Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 17 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 $57,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Dental Assistant

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲16%

Experienced
▲12%

▲7%

National Average
AU$49,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries


▲3%

sterilisation
▼0%

National Average
AU$49,000

▼2%

▼2%

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 2%
dental benefits
Dental: 23%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 77%
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