A Dental Assistant (Certified) earns an average wage of AU$24.63 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$28,094 - AU$41,446
AU$37K
MEDIAN: AU$36,669
50%
AU$19.15 - AU$28.03
AU$19
AU$25
AU$28
MEDIAN: AU$24.63
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$58K
Salary AU$36,669
Bonus AU$850
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$37,931 - AU$58,341
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9
Hourly Data AU$0AU$28
Hourly Rate AU$19.15 - AU$28.03
Overtime AU$24.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$58K
Bonus AU$850
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$37,931 - AU$58,341
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 98

Dental Assistant (Certified) Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Dental Assistant (Certified)

Pay by Experience for a Dental Assistant (Certified) has a positive trend. An entry-level Dental Assistant (Certified) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$46,000 based on 55 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Dental Assistant (Certified) 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 33 salaries. An experienced Dental Assistant (Certified) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$53,000 based on 18 salaries. A Dental Assistant (Certified) 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 15 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$50,771

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

Key Stats for Dental Assistant (Certified)

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
16%

Experience Affects Dental Assistant (Certified) Salaries

▲4%

▲2%

▲1%

National Average
AU$51,000

▼8%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 67%