The average salary for a Dentist in South Africa is R502,611.
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What Do Dentists Do?
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.
Dentists typically go through four years of dental schooling after completing a bachelor's deg…Read more
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.