Dentist Salary in Botswana

Dentistry, also known as dental medicine and oral medicine, is the branch of medicine focused on the teeth, gums, and mouth. It consists of the study, diagnosis, prevention, management, and treatment of diseases, disorders, and conditions of the mouth, most commonly focused on dentition as well as the oral mucosa.

Average Monthly Salary

18,000 BWP

( 216,000 BWP yearly)

A person working in a Dental in Botswana typically earns around 18,000 BWP per month. Salaries range from 6,120 BWP (lowest average) to 34,200 BWP (highest average, the actual maximum salary is higher).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Salaries vary drastically between different Dental careers. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

Average Monthly Salary

28,900 BWP

( 347,000 BWP yearly)

A person working as a Dentist in Botswana typically earns around 28,900 BWP per month. Salaries range from 14,200 BWP (lowest) to 45,100 BWP (highest).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Dentist salaries vary drastically based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find a detailed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Salaries for specific jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Dental Assistant7,940 BWP
Dental Hygienist7,700 BWP
Dental Laboratory Technician7,550 BWP
Dental Receptionist6,040 BWP
Dental Technician7,160 BWP
Dental Therapist11,200 BWP
Dentist28,900 BWP
Endodontist34,600 BWP
Orthodontic Assistant7,990 BWP
Orthodontist34,900 BWP
Periodontist35,000 BWP
Prosthodontist34,600 BWP

How much does Dentist earn in Botswana?

BWP 192,000/yr

Ministry of Health, Republic of Botswana Salaries

Job TitleSalary
General Dentist salaries – 1 salary reportedBWP 192,000/yr
Monitoring and Evaluation Officer salaries – 1 salary reportedBWP 108,000/yr
Microbiology Technician salaries – 1 salary reportedBWP 192,000/yr

How can I become a Dentist in Botswana?

You may have to complete some bachelor’s degree on the way before ultimately getting into dental Medicine. The whole period of study is between 5-7 years. Upon completion, u come to Botswana and work as a Medical Intern for 1 year, this is basically where u work under a supervisor to introduce u to the field of work.

How much is the monthly salary in Botswana?

Average Wages in Botswana increased to 6299 BWP/Month (476.185 USD/Month) in the fourth quarter of 2021. The maximum rate of the average wage for employees was 6533 BWP/Month and the minimum was 3447 BWP/Month.