An Entry-Level Dental Assistant earns an average wage of AU$21.25 per hour.

AU$20,781 - AU$54,478
AU$21K
AU$38K
AU$54K
MEDIAN: AU$38,386
10%
50%
90%
AU$17.08 - AU$25.50
AU$17
AU$21
AU$26
MEDIAN: AU$21.45
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$54K
Salary AU$20,781 - AU$54,478
Bonus AU$500.00
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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AU$34,727 - AU$53,407
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 73
Hourly Data AU$0AU$38
Hourly Rate AU$17.08 - AU$25.50
Hourly Tips AU$0.91
Overtime AU$18.71 - AU$38.34
Annual Data AU$0AU$53K
Bonus AU$500.00
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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AU$34,727 - AU$53,407
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 844

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Dental Assistant Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$44,508

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Dental Assistant Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Dental Assistant in Sydney:
Be honest in all you do. Work Hard and leave any non-work drama at the door.

Key Stats for Dental Assistant

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
11%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries

Chair Side Assisting
▲7%

Dental Assisting
▲6%

reception
▲5%

▲2%


National Average
AU$45,000

Oral Surgery
▼1%

▼3%

Training
▼3%

sterilization
▼6%

Assisting
▼7%

sterilisation
▼9%

Customer Service
▼11%

Dental assistant
▼14%

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 65%
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