The average pay for an Experienced Dental Nurse is AU$25.14 per hour.

AU$22,257 - AU$74,658
AU$22K
AU$41K
AU$75K
MEDIAN: AU$41,132
10%
50%
90%
AU$21.33 - AU$29.17
AU$21
AU$25
AU$29
MEDIAN: AU$25.13
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$74K
Salary AU$22,257 - AU$74,658
Bonus AU$1,000
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$42,357 - AU$60,594
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 13
Hourly Data AU$0AU$38
Hourly Rate AU$21.33 - AU$29.17
Overtime AU$38.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$60K
Bonus AU$1,000
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$42,357 - AU$60,594
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 150

Job Description for Dental Nurse

Dental nurses, also known as dental hygienists in the United States, perform a wide variety of tasks in dental offices. They are responsible for cleaning teeth, looking for signs of oral disease in patients, and providing education and preventative care. Specific tasks performed by dental nurses include сlеаning stаіns and plaque buildup on teeth, сlеаning undеr аnd аrоund the gums, sеаrсhing fоr іndісаtоrs оf оrаl disease such as swеllіng, and applying dental prophylaxis, sealants and topical fluorides as required. They also educate patients on oral care and hygiene, such as on proper flossing and brushing techniques and ways to improve oral health through diet.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$52,061

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Key Stats for Dental Nurse

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
10-19 years
83%
20 years or more
17%

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Common Health Benefits

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