The average hourly pay for a Dental Nurse in Ireland is €12.18.
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€149 - €1,007
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€20,062 - €31,996
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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 f…Read more
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Popular Skills for Dental Nurse
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Skills in Oral / Verbal Communication, Customer Service, General Surgery and Oral Surgery are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Organizing.
Pay by Experience Level for Dental Nurse
An entry-level Dental Nurse with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of €10.34 based on 12 salaries. An early career Dental Nurse with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €11.59 based on 159 salaries. A mid-career Dental Nurse with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €12.97 based on 96 salaries. An experienced Dental Nurse with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €13.15 based on 108 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of €13.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Dental Nurse in their job title in Dublin, Dublin earn an average of 7.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Galway, Galway (3.4% more) and Carlow, Carlow (2.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Waterford, Waterford (10.6% less), Limerick, Limerick (9.4% less) and Tralee, Kerry (8.9% less).
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