A Dentist earns an average salary of AU$97,065 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.

AU$56,466 - AU$183,119
AU$56K
AU$97K
AU$180K
MEDIAN: AU$97,065
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90%

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AU$29.59 - AU$95.48
AU$30
AU$49
AU$95
MEDIAN: AU$49.32
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$70KAU$140KAU$210K
Salary
AU$56,466 - AU$183,119  
   
Bonus
AU$700 - AU$35,985  
Profit Sharing
AU$15,250  
Commission
AU$14,000  
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$58,367 - AU$184,504  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 314
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$50AU$100AU$150
Hourly Rate
AU$29.59 - AU$95.48  
   
Hourly Tips
AU$5.83  
Overtime
AU$46.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$100KAU$200KAU$300K
Bonus
AU$700 - AU$35,985  
   
Commission
AU$14,000  
Profit Sharing
AU$15,250  
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$58,367 - AU$184,504  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 61

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Pay by Experience Level for Dentist

Pay by Experience for a Dentist has a positive trend. An entry-level Dentist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $94,000 based on 260 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Dentist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $103,000 based on 90 salaries. An experienced Dentist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $122,000 based on 59 salaries. A Dentist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $104,000 based on 23 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$97,843

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Key Stats for Dentist

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Dentist Salaries

▲25%

▲7%

▲5%

National Average
AU$98,000

▼4%

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 17%
dental benefits
Dental: 23%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 67%
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