The average rate for a Dental Nurse is AU$23.41 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$24,574 - AU$61,711
(Median)
AU$25K
AU$37K
AU$62K
MEDIAN: AU$36,905
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AU$18.46 - AU$28.10
(Median)
AU$18
AU$23
AU$28
MEDIAN: AU$23.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$21KAU$42KAU$63K
Salary
AU$24,574 - AU$61,711  
   
Bonus
AU$2,000  
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$35,910 - AU$59,086  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 33
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$15AU$30AU$45
Hourly Rate
AU$18.46 - AU$28.10  
   
Hourly Tips
AU$1.50  
Overtime
AU$4.89 - AU$43.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$30KAU$60KAU$90K
Bonus
AU$2,000  
   
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$35,910 - AU$59,086  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 341
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Pay by Experience Level for Dental Nurse

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$48,684

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Experience Affects Dental Nurse Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 10%



National Average
AU$49,000


Skills That Affect Dental Nurse Salaries

Dental assistant
up arrow 9%

Dental Nurse
up arrow 2%

National Average
AU$49,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 2%
dental benefits
Dental: 34%
medical benefits
Vision: 1%
dental benefits
None: 64%
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