The average rate for a Dental Nurse is AU$23.73 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$29,171 - AU$59,639
AU$29K
AU$40K
AU$60K
MEDIAN: AU$40,141
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AU$18.84 - AU$28.15
AU$19
AU$24
AU$28
MEDIAN: AU$23.71
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$20KAU$40KAU$60K
Salary
AU$29,171 - AU$59,639  
   
Bonus
AU$1,500  
Total Pay (?
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AU$37,166 - AU$58,824  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 38
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$14AU$28AU$42
Hourly Rate
AU$18.84 - AU$28.15  
   
Overtime
AU$4.97 - AU$40.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$28KAU$56KAU$84K
Bonus
AU$1,500  
   
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$37,166 - AU$58,824  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 299

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Pay by Experience Level for Dental Nurse

Pay by Experience for a Dental Nurse has a positive trend. An entry-level Dental Nurse with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 161 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Dental Nurse with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 117 salaries. An experienced Dental Nurse which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 70 salaries. A Dental Nurse with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 49 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$49,106

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Key Stats for Dental Nurse

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Dental Nurse Salaries

▲10%

▲7%

▲4%

National Average
AU$49,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Dental Nurse Salaries

Dental assistant
▲8%

Dental Nurse
▲4%

National Average
AU$49,000

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental: 35%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 65%
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