The average salary for a Dentist in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$81,936 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down significantly for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

AU$49,225 - AU$173,992
AU$49K
AU$82K
AU$170K
MEDIAN: AU$81,936
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AU$30.15 - AU$103.04
AU$30
AU$43
AU$100
MEDIAN: AU$42.98
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AU$49,225 - AU$173,992  
   
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AU$50,507 - AU$178,793  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 35
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AU$30.15 - AU$103.04  
   
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AU$50,507 - AU$178,793  
   
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 15

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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 $80,000 based on 37 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 $98,000 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Dentist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $150,000 based on 7 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 $97,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Dentist

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Dentist Salaries

Experienced
▲73%

Mid-Career
▲12%

Late-Career
▲11%

National Average
AU$87,000

Entry-Level
▼8%

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
60%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 12%
dental benefits
Dental: 18%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 82%