Dental Assistant Salary

The average wage for a Dental Assistant is NZ$19.04 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

NZ$15.20 - NZ$23.11
(Median)
NZ$15
NZ$19
NZ$23
MEDIAN: NZ$19.00
10%
50%
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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NZ$0NZ$13NZ$26NZ$39
Hourly Rate
NZ$15.20 - NZ$23.11  
   
Overtime
NZ$32.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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NZ$0NZ$26KNZ$52KNZ$78K
Bonus
NZ$0.00 - NZ$598  
   
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$31,744 - NZ$49,127  
Country: United States | Currency: NZD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 100
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: NZ$39,735

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Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
NZ$40,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
medical benefits
Vision:
dental benefits
None: 36%
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