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

NZ$32,251 - NZ$56,374
NZ$32K
NZ$42K
NZ$56K
MEDIAN: NZ$42,415
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90%

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NZ$16.14 - NZ$23.76
NZ$16
NZ$20
NZ$24
MEDIAN: NZ$19.94
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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NZ$0NZ$19KNZ$38KNZ$57K
Salary
NZ$32,251 - NZ$56,374  
   
Bonus
NZ$300.00  
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$33,474 - NZ$49,427  
Country: New Zealand | Currency: NZD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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NZ$0NZ$9NZ$18NZ$27
Hourly Rate
NZ$16.14 - NZ$23.76  
   
Overtime
NZ$22.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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NZ$0NZ$18KNZ$36KNZ$54K
Bonus
NZ$300.00  
   
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).
)
NZ$33,474 - NZ$49,427  
Country: United States | Currency: NZD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 107
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Pay by Experience Level for Dental Assistant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: NZ$41,540

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Key Stats for Dental Assistant

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
39%
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$42,000

▼7%

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental: 35%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
dental benefits
None: 60%
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