The average rate for a Dental Nurse in Perth, Western Australia is AU$24.29 per hour.

AU$18.21 - AU$29.04
AU$18
AU$24
AU$29
MEDIAN: AU$24.21
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50%
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Hourly Data AU$0AU$30
Hourly Rate AU$18.21 - AU$29.04
Overtime AU$31.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$60K
Total Pay (?
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AU$37,799 - AU$60,314
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 72

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 by Experience Level for Dental Nurse

Pay by Experience for a Dental Nurse has a positive trend. An entry-level Dental Nurse with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$47,000 based on 46 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Dental Nurse 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 19 salaries. An experienced Dental Nurse which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$53,000 based on 15 salaries. A Dental Nurse with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$60,000 based on 10 salaries.

Key Stats for Dental Nurse

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
14%

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Experience Affects Dental Nurse Salaries

▲18%

▲5%

▲3%

National Average
AU$51,000

▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental: 14%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 83%