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Average Dentist Salary in New Zealand

NZ$90,018
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NZ$5,120
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The average salary for a Dentist in New Zealand is NZ$90,018.
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NZ$52k
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NZ$90k
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NZ$162k
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What Do Dentists Do?

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Dentist. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Dentist
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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What Are Popular Skills for Dentists?

Skills in Composite Fillings, Diagnosis and Treatment Planning and Oral Surgery are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Generalist Duties.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Dentists?

An early career Dentist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of NZ$85,901 based on 36 salaries. A mid-career Dentist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of NZ$100,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Dentist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of NZ$101,803 based on 10 salaries.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 54 survey responses.
Early Career
66.7%
Mid Career
14.8%
Experienced
18.5%

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