A Dental Assistant earns an average wage of NZ$19.94 per hour.

NZ$32,373 - NZ$55,848
NZ$32K
NZ$43K
NZ$56K
MEDIAN: NZ$42,978
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90%

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NZ$16.13 - NZ$23.75
NZ$16
NZ$20
NZ$24
MEDIAN: NZ$19.89
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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NZ$0NZ$19KNZ$38KNZ$57K
Salary
NZ$32,373 - NZ$55,848  
   
Bonus
NZ$275.00  
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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NZ$33,497 - NZ$49,735  
Country: New Zealand | Currency: NZD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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NZ$0NZ$10NZ$20NZ$30
Hourly Rate
NZ$16.13 - NZ$23.75  
   
Hourly Tips
NZ$0.00  
Overtime
NZ$22.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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NZ$0NZ$20KNZ$40KNZ$60K
Bonus
NZ$275.00  
   
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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NZ$33,497 - NZ$49,735  
Country: United States | Currency: NZD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 119

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Pay by Experience Level for Dental Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Dental Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Dental Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 69 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Dental Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Dental Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 21 salaries. A Dental Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 14 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: NZ$41,495

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Key Stats for Dental Assistant

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲11%

Mid-Career
▲5%

Experienced
▲3%

National Average
NZ$41,000

▼7%

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental: 36%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 59%
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