An Environmental Scientist earns an average salary of AU$66,451 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience strongly influences income for this job.

AU$50,260 - AU$95,057
AU$50K
AU$66K
AU$95K
MEDIAN: AU$66,451
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90%

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AU$22.27 - AU$71.02
AU$22
AU$31
AU$71
MEDIAN: AU$31.05
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$33KAU$66KAU$99K
Salary
AU$50,260 - AU$95,057  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$6,411  
Profit Sharing
AU$8,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$50,224 - AU$96,919  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 222
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$24AU$48AU$72
Hourly Rate
AU$22.27 - AU$71.02  
   
Overtime
AU$2.01 - AU$48.68  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$6,411  
   
Profit Sharing
AU$8,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$50,224 - AU$96,919  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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National Average: AU$66,866

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Environmental Scientist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Environmental Scientist?

Environmental Scientist in Sydney:
`"$Large and high profile projects."`
Pros: Working on large and high profile projects. The ability to work with people who are very good at their jobs.
Cons: Unrealistic deadlines and a lack of recognition for hard work.

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Key Stats for Environmental Scientist

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Environmental Scientist Salaries

Late-Career
▲92%

▲40%

▲12%

National Average
AU$67,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Environmental Scientist Salaries




Environmental Consulting
▼0%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
▼0%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼0%

National Average
AU$67,000


▼2%


Technical Writing
▼9%

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 11%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
dental benefits
None: 89%
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