Dentist Salary in Australia

AU$109,600
per year
per hour
AU$68.50
per hour
per year
Bonus
AU$6,800/year
Commission
AU$11,800/year
Profit Sharing
AU$5,790/year
Bonus
AU$7.90/hour
Commission
AU$13.70/hour
Profit Sharing
AU$6.70/hour

Dentist - Average Salary

The average salary for a Dentist is AU$109,600 per year (AU$68.50 per hour), which is AU$44,240 (+68%) 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.
AU$62,500
Low
AU$109,600
Average
AU$200,000
High
AU$35.70
Low
AU$68.50
Average
AU$120.50
High
Total compensation includes salary, bonus, commission and profit sharing.
AU$0
AU$145,000
AU$290,000
Base SalaryAU$62,500 - 200,000
BonusAU$0 - 25,600
CommissionAU$4,200 - 52,700
Profit SharingAU$1,600 - 11,700
Total CompensationAU$68,300 - 290,000
AU$0
AU$112.30
AU$224.60
Base SalaryAU$35.70 - 120.50
BonusAU$0 - 29.6
CommissionAU$4.90 - 61.00
Profit SharingAU$1.90 - 13.50
Total CompensationAU$42.50 - 224.60

Dentist Salary - Distribution

Low
AU$62,500
Average
AU$109,600
Senior
AU$144,700
High
AU$200,000
Low
AU$35.70
Average
AU$68.50
Senior
AU$93.80
High
AU$120.50
Among dentists, Junior Dentists tend to have the lowest salaries, while more experienced workers like Senior Dentists enjoy the highest salaries.

Dentist - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Senior DentistAU$145K/year
+32% 
Pediatric DentistAU$115K/year
+5% 
Animal DentistAU$101K/year
 -8%
Part Time DentistAU$65K/year
 -41%
Junior DentistAU$63K/year
 -43%

Dentist - Pay by Experience Level

A junior Dentist with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$68,300. A mid career Dentist with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of 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 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Dentist

Late Career▲ +60%
Senior▲ +32%
Average SalaryAU$109,600/year
Mid Career▼ -11%
Junior▼ -38%

Gender Breakdown

Female
44%
Male
56%

Dentist - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Dentist jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months.
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