Average Dentist Salary in Australia

AU$98,395
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
AU$5,000
Bonus
AU$10,174
Commission
AU$5,087
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The average salary for a Dentist in Australia is AU$98,395.
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A$64k
MEDIAN
A$98k
90%
A$171k
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AU$64k - AU$171k
Bonus
AU$201 - AU$26k
Profit Sharing
AU$3k - AU$20k
Commission
AU$5k - AU$49k
Total Pay
AU$64k - AU$179k
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Popular Skills for Dentist

Skills in Composite Fillings, Diagnosis and Treatment Planning, Oral Surgery, Public Health and Prosthodontics are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Dentist

An entry-level Dentist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$86,780 based on 103 salaries. An early career Dentist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$97,640 based on 301 salaries. A mid-career Dentist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$102,867 based on 98 salaries. An experienced Dentist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$123,145 based on 73 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$137,128.
Employees with Dentist in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 2.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Gold Coast, Queensland (2.5% more) and Adelaide, South Australia (1.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Melbourne, Victoria (9.0% less), Cairns, Queensland (1.0% less) and Brisbane, Queensland (1.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 610 survey responses.
Entry Level
16.9%
Early Career
49.3%
Mid Career
16.1%
Experienced
12.0%
Late Career
5.7%

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