A Dental Assistant in Melbourne, Victoria earns an average wage of AU$22.61 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$20,600 - AU$63,000
AU$21K
AU$36K
AU$63K
MEDIAN: AU$36,350
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50%
90%
AU$17.77 - AU$26.51
AU$18
AU$23
AU$27
MEDIAN: AU$22.61
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$63K
Salary AU$20,600 - AU$63,000
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$35,836 - AU$56,365
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 14
Hourly Data AU$0AU$49
Hourly Rate AU$17.77 - AU$26.51
Overtime AU$0.00 - AU$49.91
Annual Data AU$0AU$56K
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$35,836 - AU$56,365
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 133

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 105 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$51,000 based on 28 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$52,000 based on 19 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
10%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Dental Assistant Salaries

▲13%

▲12%

▲10%

National Average
AU$46,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Dental Assistant Salaries


▲5%

▲2%

▲1%

National Average
AU$46,000

▼2%


Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

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