R430,126
Avg. Salary
R339
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

R30,723

Bonus

R66,500

Profit Sharing

R260,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Dentist is R339 per hour.

The average pay for a Dentist is R430,126 per year.

10%
R192.60
10%
R339.33
50%
R1183.59
90%
90%
MEDIAN R339.33
10%
R192k
10%
R430k
50%
R848k
90%
90%
MEDIAN R430,126
R192,422 - R847,573
R190K
R430K
R850K
MEDIAN: R430,126
10%
50%
90%
R193 - R1,184
R190
R340
R1K
MEDIAN: R339
10%
50%
90%
R0R918K
Salary R192,422 - R847,573
Bonus R5,152 - R80,772
Profit Sharing R66,500
Commission R260,000
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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R213,046 - R918,633
  • Country: South Africa
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 17 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 219
Hourly Data R0R1K
Hourly Rate R193 - R1,184
Overtime R0.00 - R1,021
Annual Data R0R918K
Bonus R5,152 - R80,772
Commission R260,000
Profit Sharing R66,500
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).
)
R213,046 - R918,633
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: ZAR
  • Updated: 17 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

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 Pay By Employer

$0$395K

Self-Employed
24 profiles
$177,465

Aspen Dental
11 profiles
$143,000

$160,067

$164,000

$150,000

U.S. Navy
5 profiles
$123,000

Dentist Job Listings

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 R407,000 based on 140 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 R418,000 based on 67 salaries. An experienced Dentist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of R599,000 based on 48 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 R693,000 based on 27 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

-6%

-10%

-26%

National Average: R467,596

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

Key Stats for Dentist

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Dentist Salaries

▲48%

▲28%

National Average
R468,000

▼11%

▼13%

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 32%
dental benefits
Dental: 27%
vision benefits
Vision: 11%
no benefits
None: 58%