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$24,730 - AU$59,206
AU$25K
AU$44K
AU$59K
MEDIAN: AU$44,219
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50%
90%
AU$17.41 - AU$27.13
AU$17
AU$23
AU$27
MEDIAN: AU$23.18
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$59K
Salary AU$24,730 - AU$59,206
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$36,297 - AU$57,355
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 24 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 13
Hourly Data AU$0AU$38
Hourly Rate AU$17.41 - AU$27.13
Overtime AU$20.27 - AU$38.91
Annual Data AU$0AU$57K
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$36,297 - AU$57,355
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 24 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 99

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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 AU$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 AU$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 AU$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 AU$57,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Dental Assistant

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲17%

Experienced
▲13%

▲8%

National Average
AU$48,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries


▲4%

sterilisation
▲1%

National Average
AU$48,000

▼1%

▼2%

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental: 22%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 78%
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