Dental Assistant Salary (South Africa)

A Dental Assistant earns an average salary of R73,669 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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R36,635 - R123,168
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MEDIAN: R73,668
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National Salary Data

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R36,635 - R123,168  
   
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R0.00 - R6,040  
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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R36,705 - R122,393  
PayScale
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 108
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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 27%
Pretoria
up arrow 20%
National Average
R75,000
Port Elizabeth
up arrow 7%
Cape Town
up arrow 19%
Durban
up arrow 32%
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Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 35%
Mid-Career
up arrow 20%
Late-Career
up arrow 15%
National Average
R75,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
96%
female alumni
 
Male
4%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 13% dental benefits Dental: 27%
vision benefits Vision: 3% employee benefits None: 66%
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