Dental Assistant Salary

A Dental Assistant earns an average wage of NZ$19.37 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

NZ$15.43 - NZ$23.45
(Median)
NZ$15
NZ$19
NZ$23
MEDIAN: NZ$19.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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NZ$0NZ$12NZ$24NZ$36
Hourly Rate
NZ$15.43 - NZ$23.45  
   
Overtime
NZ$24.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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NZ$0NZ$24KNZ$48KNZ$72K
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$32,174 - NZ$49,866  
Country: United States | Currency: NZD | Updated: 18 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 127
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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$40,209

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Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

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
5%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
medical benefits
Vision:
dental benefits
None: 44%
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