Dental Nurse Salary

The average rate for a Dental Nurse is AU$22.56 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. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

AU$23,387 - AU$51,583
(Median)
AU$23K
AU$36K
AU$52K
MEDIAN: AU$36,315
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AU$17.56 - AU$27.27
(Median)
AU$18
AU$23
AU$27
MEDIAN: AU$22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$19KAU$38KAU$57K
Salary
AU$23,387 - AU$51,583  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$1,474  
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$35,025 - AU$56,949  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 57
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$13AU$26AU$39
Hourly Rate
AU$17.56 - AU$27.27  
   
Hourly Tips
AU$1.50  
Overtime
AU$0.00 - AU$37.92  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$26KAU$52KAU$78K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$1,474  
   
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$35,025 - AU$56,949  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 592
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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$46,791

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Experience Affects Dental Nurse Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%



National Average
AU$47,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 71 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental: 38%
medical benefits
Vision: 1%
dental benefits
None: 62%
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