Dental Hygienist Salary (Australia)

A Dental Hygienist earns an average wage of AU$43.29 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. A skill in Orthodontics is associated with high pay for this job.
Dental Hygienist Salary (?
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AU$41,304 - AU$92,313
(Median)
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MEDIAN: AU$61,445
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Dental Hygienist Salary (?
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AU$27.31 - AU$57.58
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MEDIAN: AU$43.00
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National Salary Data

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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$41,304 - AU$92,313  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$2,980  
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$51,673 - AU$118,273  
PayScale
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 55
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$33AU$66AU$99
Hourly Rate
AU$27.31 - AU$57.58  
   
Overtime
AU$49.58 - AU$98.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$70KAU$140KAU$210K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$2,980  
   
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$51,673 - AU$118,273  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 219
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Pay by Experience Level for Dental Hygienist

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

Pay Difference By Location

Brisbane
up arrow 14%
Perth
up arrow 8%
Adelaide
0%
National Average
AU$85,000
Melbourne
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Sydney
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Experience Affects Dental Hygienist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 23%
Late-Career
up arrow 23%
Mid-Career
up arrow 9%
National Average
AU$85,000

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
93%
female alumni
 
Male
7%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 5% dental benefits Dental: 28%
vision benefits Vision: 1% employee benefits None: 70%
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