Dental Assistant Salary (South Africa)

A Dental Assistant earns an average salary of R72,759 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.
Dental Assistant Total Pay (?
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R37,723 - R123,308
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MEDIAN: R72,758
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National Salary Data

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R37,723 - R123,308  
   
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R0.00 - R6,082  
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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R37,852 - R122,516  
PayScale
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 97
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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
Johannesburg
up arrow 31%
Pretoria
up arrow 22%
National Average
R74,000
Port Elizabeth
up arrow 6%
Cape Town
up arrow 17%
Durban
up arrow 29%
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Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 35%
Mid-Career
up arrow 24%
Late-Career
up arrow 11%
National Average
R74,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 17%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
98%
female alumni
 
Male
2%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 12% dental benefits Dental: 29%
vision benefits Vision: 3% employee benefits None: 64%
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