An Entry-Level Dental Technician earns an average wage of AU$21.99 per hour.

AU$35,047 - AU$59,148
AU$35K
AU$49K
AU$59K
MEDIAN: AU$48,651
10%
50%
90%
AU$16.67 - AU$28.70
AU$17
AU$22
AU$29
MEDIAN: AU$21.99
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$59K
Salary AU$35,047 - AU$59,148
Bonus AU$200
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$34,865 - AU$59,550
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 9 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 91
Hourly Data AU$0AU$40
Hourly Rate AU$16.67 - AU$28.70
Hourly Tips AU$11.07
Overtime AU$31.11
Annual Data AU$0AU$59K
Bonus AU$200
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$34,865 - AU$59,550
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 9 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 113

Job Description for Dental Technician

When a dentist must remedy a patient's situation with prosthetic or orthodontic appliances, he/she typically turns to a dental technician for assistance. Dental technicians use molds, models, and images of patients to build dentures and partial bridges, as well as specialized orthodontic insertions to help articulate patients' teeth. These technicians typically work for companies which create these materials and appliances in manufacturing labs.

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Dental Technician Tasks

  • Clean and finish dental parts with electric grinders and polishers.
  • Verify the conformance to prescription specs by using articulator.
  • Adjust molds of patient's teeth and verify accuracy.
  • Create partial, full dentures, crowns and veneers.
  • Create and perform work according to dental prescription.

Dental Technician Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$46,609

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

Key Stats for Dental Technician

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
14%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 10%
dental benefits
Dental: 8%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 86%