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Average Dentist Salary in South Africa

R502,611
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R30,339
Bonus
R260,000
Commission
R50,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Dentist in South Africa is R502,611.
10%
ZAR 198k
MEDIAN
ZAR 503k
90%
ZAR 1m
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R198k - R1m
Bonus
R10k - R103k
Profit Sharing
R34k - R92k
Commission
R0 - R260k
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R232k - R1m
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What Are Popular Skills for Dentists?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Dentists?

An entry-level Dentist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R377,060 based on 8 salaries. An early career Dentist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R414,192 based on 98 salaries. A mid-career Dentist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R546,500 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Dentist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R715,832 based on 39 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R950,000.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 205 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.9%
Early Career
47.8%
Mid Career
18.0%
Experienced
19.0%
Late Career
11.2%

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