Dentist Salary In Australia
Dentists in Australia make an average of $67,000 per year. The highest-paid dentists can earn as much as $142,000 annually. Dentists who work for the government earn more than those in private practice.
Dental Hygienists in Australia earn an average salary of $50,000 per year, which is higher than the average salary for all occupations in the country. The best-paid dental hygienists earn up to $78,000 annually.
Dental Assistants in Australia make an average salary of $30,000 per year. This is lower than the average salary for all occupations in the country. Dental Assistants who work for the government are paid more than those working at private practices or clinics.
The average dentist salary in Australia is $122,000 AUD per year. That’s $88,000 USD.
The average dentist salary in Australia varies based on the region of the country and the type of dental practice you’re working at. If you’re employed by a private practice, the average dentist salary in Australia is $122,000 AUD per year. If you’re employed by a government-run health care system, the average dentist salary in Australia is $98,000 AUD per year.
The average dentist salary in Australia also varies depending on which state or territory you are located in. The highest paying states and territories for dentists are: New South Wales (average annual salary of $147,000 AUD) Victoria ($147,000 AUD), Queensland ($139,000 AUD), Western Australia ($130,000 AUD), and South Australia ($126,000 AUD).
Dentist Salary In Australia
Dentist – Average Salary
The average salary for a Dentist is AU$109,600 per year (AU$68.50 per hour), which is AU$41,740 (+62%) higher than the national average salary in Australia.
A Dentist can expect an average starting salary of AU$62,500. The highest salaries can exceed AU$200,000.
Total compensation includes salary, bonus, commission and profit sharing.
|Base Salary||AU$62,500 – 200,000|
|Bonus||AU$0 – 25,600|
|Commission||AU$4,200 – 52,700|
|Profit Sharing||AU$1,600 – 11,700|
|Total Compensation||AU$68,300 – 290,000|
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Dentist Salary Range
Among dentists, Junior Dentists tend to have the lowest salaries, while more experienced workers like Senior Dentists enjoy the highest salaries.
Dentist – Salary Differences
|Part Time Dentist||AU$65K/year||-41%|
Dentist – Pay by Experience Level in Australia
A Junior Dentist with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average compensation of AU$68,300 per year. A mid career Dentist with 4-9 years of experience earns an average compensation of about AU$97,540, while a Senior Dentist with 10-20 years of experience makes on average AU$144,700. Dentists with more than 20 years of experience earn AU$175,400 per year on average.
How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Dentist in Australia
|Late Career||▲ +60%|
|Mid Career||▼ -11%|
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Dentist – Jobs by Location
Dentist – Related Salaries
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The salary information presented on this page is based on all Dentist job advertisements published on Jobted Australia in the last 12 months. Please note the figures on this page are a guideline only.
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