Dental Health

Dental Health courses offered at Menzies Institute of Technology features the latest technology, equipment and teaching methods for students to become qualified dental technicians and dental assistants.

Snapshot of Dental Assistants & Dental Technicians Industry

  Dental Assistants Dental Technicians
Earning Rate Dental Assistants/Technicians earn an average of $25 AUD – $30 AUD per hour subject to change depending on years of experience
Employment Level This is a medium sized occupation employing 21,900 workers. The number of workers has grown very strongly over the past 5 years. Over the next 5 years (to May 2022) the number of workers is expected to stay about the same at 21,900. Around 11,000 job openings are likely over this time from workers leaving and new jobs being created. This is a very small occupation employing 6,200 workers. The number of workers has grown very strongly over the past 5 years. Over the next 5 years (to May 2022) the number of workers is expected to grow moderately to 6,500. Around 3,000 job openings are likely over this time from workers leaving and new jobs being created (a large number for an occupation of this size).
Unemployment Level Unemployment levels are below average compared with other occupations Below average (around 2.2%) compared with other occupations
Educational Profile The majority of qualified Dental Assistants hold a Certificate III or Certificate IV qualification Around 49.3% have a Diploma or Advanced Diploma

*Source from http://joboutlook.gov.au/Pages/default.aspx in May 2018
Source The information provided above is correct at time of search

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