A Dental Assistant earns an average salary of R82,879 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

R40,543 - R141,418
(Median)
R41K
R83K
R140K
MEDIAN: R82,878
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50%
90%

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R32.00 - R85.42
(Median)
R32
R46
R85
MEDIAN: R46.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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R0R50KR100KR150K
Salary
R40,543 - R141,418  
   
Bonus
R1,987 - R9,274  
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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R42,005 - R147,629  
Country: South Africa | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 27 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 158
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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R0R170R340R510
Hourly Rate
R32.00 - R85.42  
   
Overtime
R0.00 - R489.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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R0R500KR1MR1.5M
Bonus
R1,987 - R9,274  
   
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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R42,005 - R147,629  
Country: United States | Currency: ZAR | Updated: 27 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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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: R83,913

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Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 41%

Experienced
up arrow 23%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
R84,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental: 22%
medical benefits
Vision: 2%
dental benefits
None: 68%
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