Average Dental Assistant Hourly Pay in Australia

AU$24.13
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (AUD)
10%
A$19.26
MEDIAN
A$24.13
90%
A$28.72

The average hourly pay for a Dental Assistant is AU$24.13

Hourly Rate
AU$19 - AU$29
Bonus
AU$12 - AU$2k
Total Pay
AU$40k - AU$60k
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What Do Dental Assistants Do?

Dental Assistant Tasks
  • Take and develop patient x-rays, including digital (if certified).
  • Sterilize instruments and equipment.
  • Teach patients how to practice good oral hygiene.
  • Assist dentist during dental treatment procedures.
  • Maintain office records and supplies and schedule appointments.
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Gender Breakdown

Female
98.6%
Male
1.3%
Prefer to self-define
0.1%
This data is based on 1,039 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

1%

Dental

10%

Vision

0%

None

89%