The average pay for a Dental Assistant is R83,040 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

R40,543 - R139,726
R41K
R83K
R140K
MEDIAN: R83,040
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50%
90%

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R32.13 - R84.82
R32
R46
R85
MEDIAN: R46.22
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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R0R50KR100KR150K
Salary
R40,543 - R139,726  
   
Bonus
R2,000 - R10,000  
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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R42,042 - R145,930  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 148
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R170R340R510
Hourly Rate
R32.13 - R84.82  
   
Overtime
R0.00 - R489.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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R0R500KR1MR1M
Bonus
R2,000 - R10,000  
   
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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R42,042 - R145,930  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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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: R84,396

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Key Stats for Dental Assistant

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
9%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲41%

Experienced
▲19%

Mid-Career
▲10%

National Average
R84,000

▼15%

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental: 19%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
dental benefits
None: 70%
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