AU$97,740
Avg. Salary
AU$49.62
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

AU$5,000

Bonus

AU$5,000

Profit Sharing

AU$18,900

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Dentist is AU$49.62 per hour.

The average pay for a Dentist is AU$97,740 per year.

10%
AU$30.21
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AU$49.62
50%
AU$98.51
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MEDIAN AU$49.62
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AU$58k
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AU$98k
50%
AU$178k
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MEDIAN AU$97,740
AU$58,397 - AU$178,166
AU$58K
AU$98K
AU$180K
MEDIAN: AU$97,740
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90%
AU$30.21 - AU$98.51
AU$30
AU$50
AU$99
MEDIAN: AU$49.62
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$184K
Salary AU$58,397 - AU$178,166
Bonus AU$102 - AU$34,654
Profit Sharing AU$5,000
Commission AU$3,064 - AU$100,671
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$59,549 - AU$184,278
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 527
Hourly Data AU$0AU$152
Hourly Rate AU$30.21 - AU$98.51
Hourly Tips AU$5.83
Overtime AU$0.00 - AU$153
Annual Data AU$0AU$184K
Bonus AU$102 - AU$34,654
Commission AU$3,064 - AU$100,671
Profit Sharing AU$5,000
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$59,549 - AU$184,278
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 124

Job Description for Dentist

Dentistry is a field of medicine that pertains to the health and treatment of the teeth and mouth. Dentists can be general practitioners or specialists; specialties include dental public health, endodontics, oral and maxillofacial pathology, oral and maxillofacial radiology, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics, pediatric dentistry, periodontics, and prosthodontics.

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Dentist Tasks
  • Administer anesthetics to limit the amount of pain experienced by patients during procedures.
  • Diagnose and treat diseases, injuries, and malformations of teeth, gums and related oral structures, and provide preventive and corrective services.
  • Advise and instruct patients regarding preventive dental care, the causes and treatment of dental problems, and oral health care services.
  • Examine teeth, gums, and related tissues, using dental instruments, x-rays, and other diagnostic equipment.

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Pay by Experience Level for Dentist

Pay by Experience for a Dentist has a positive trend. An entry-level Dentist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$93,000 based on 498 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Dentist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$103,000 based on 175 salaries. An experienced Dentist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$122,000 based on 117 salaries. A Dentist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$104,000 based on 51 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

47%

2%

-1%

-1%

-3%

-7%

-11%

National Average: AU$99,028

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

Key Stats for Dentist

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
48 %
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Dentist Salaries

▲24%

▲5%

▲4%

National Average
AU$99,000

▼6%

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 14%
dental benefits
Dental: 23%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 71%