A Dental Assistant in Brisbane, Queensland earns an average wage of AU$22.65 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$29,506 - AU$59,574
AU$30K
AU$46K
AU$60K
MEDIAN: AU$45,875
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AU$17.95 - AU$27.19
AU$18
AU$23
AU$27
MEDIAN: AU$22.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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Salary
AU$29,506 - AU$59,574  
   
Total Pay (?
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AU$37,246 - AU$57,638  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 15
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$15AU$30AU$45
Hourly Rate
AU$17.95 - AU$27.19  
   
Overtime
AU$20.27 - AU$43.55  
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AU$37,246 - AU$57,638  
   
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 126

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Pay by Experience Level for Dental Assistant

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

Key Stats for Dental Assistant

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 14%


National Average
AU$47,000


Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries

Oral Surgery
up arrow 6%

sterilisation
up arrow 3%

Administration
up arrow 1%

Orthodontics
up arrow 1%

National Average
AU$47,000

Cleaning
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 2%
dental benefits
Dental: 27%
vision benefits
Vision:
dental benefits
None: 73%
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