A Dental Assistant (Certified) earns an average wage of AU$23.57 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$27,000 - AU$42,692
AU$37K
MEDIAN: AU$37,000
50%
AU$19.12 - AU$27.76
AU$19
AU$24
AU$28
MEDIAN: AU$24.44
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$57K
Salary AU$37,000
Bonus AU$850
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$38,154 - AU$57,868
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 24 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 7
Hourly Data AU$0AU$32
Hourly Rate AU$19.12 - AU$27.76
Overtime AU$24.15
Annual Data AU$0AU$57K
Bonus AU$850
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$38,154 - AU$57,868
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 24 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 95

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Pay by Experience Level for Dental Assistant (Certified)

Pay by Experience for a Dental Assistant (Certified) has a positive trend. An entry-level Dental Assistant (Certified) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$43,000 based on 40 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Dental Assistant (Certified) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$50,000 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Dental Assistant (Certified) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$52,000 based on 14 salaries. A Dental Assistant (Certified) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$51,000 based on 11 salaries.

Dental Assistant (Certified) Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Dental Assistant (Certified)?

Dental Assistant (Certified) in Sydney:
Willingness to learn, be very observant, don't expect high pay once you have done the Certificate for DA, Experience is everything. Think logical!

Key Stats for Dental Assistant (Certified)

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
15%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Dental Assistant (Certified) Salaries

Experienced
▲3%

Late-Career
▲1%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
AU$50,000

Entry-Level
▼14%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental: 31%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 69%
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