A Dental Assistant in Melbourne, Victoria earns an average wage of AU$22.73 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$19,784 - AU$67,871
AU$20K
AU$36K
AU$68K
MEDIAN: AU$35,917
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50%
90%
AU$17.81 - AU$26.93
AU$18
AU$23
AU$27
MEDIAN: AU$22.69
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$67K
Salary AU$19,784 - AU$67,871
Bonus AU$3,260
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$35,950 - AU$57,062
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 13
Hourly Data AU$0AU$49
Hourly Rate AU$17.81 - AU$26.93
Overtime AU$0.00 - AU$49.91
Annual Data AU$0AU$57K
Bonus AU$3,260
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$35,950 - AU$57,062
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 137

Dental Assistant Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Dental Assistant

Pay by Experience for a Dental Assistant has a positive trend. An entry-level Dental Assistant with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$44,000 based on 107 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Dental Assistant with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$52,000 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Dental Assistant which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$53,000 based on 21 salaries. A Dental Assistant with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$52,000 based on 10 salaries.

Key Stats for Dental Assistant

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries

▲13%

▲12%

▲10%

National Average
AU$47,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries


▲4%

▲2%

▲2%

National Average
AU$47,000

▼3%


Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental: 30%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 68%