A Dental Assistant in Adelaide, South Australia earns an average wage of AU$21.78 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

AU$18.35 - AU$25.80
AU$18
AU$23
AU$26
MEDIAN: AU$22.63
10%
50%
90%
Hourly Data AU$0AU$37
Hourly Rate AU$18.35 - AU$25.80
Hourly Tips AU$0.91
Overtime AU$34.43
Annual Data AU$0AU$54K
Total Pay (?
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AU$36,435 - AU$54,012
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 24 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 40

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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$44,000 based on 33 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$48,000 based on 18 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$50,000 based on 7 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$48,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Dental Assistant

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries

Experienced
▲4%

Late-Career
▲1%

National Average
AU$48,000

▼1%

▼8%

Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries


National Average
AU$48,000

Orthodontics
▼5%

Oral Surgery
▼5%

▼9%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 60%
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