The average salary for an Entry-Level Dentist is AU$92,656 per year.

AU$52,051 - AU$155,314
AU$52K
AU$93K
AU$160K
MEDIAN: AU$92,527
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50%
90%
AU$25.17 - AU$68.31
AU$25
AU$47
AU$68
MEDIAN: AU$46.97
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$155K
Salary AU$52,051 - AU$155,314
Bonus AU$100 - AU$35,985
Profit Sharing AU$15,250
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$52,852 - AU$153,840
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 407
Hourly Data AU$0AU$489
Hourly Rate AU$25.17 - AU$68.31
Hourly Tips AU$5.83
Overtime AU$0.00 - AU$489
Annual Data AU$0AU$153K
Bonus AU$100 - AU$35,985
Profit Sharing AU$15,250
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$52,852 - AU$153,840
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 89

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.

Dentist Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$93,334

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

Key Stats for Dentist

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 19%
dental benefits
Dental: 32%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 60%