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$50,020 - AU$95,555
AU$50K
AU$67K
AU$96K
MEDIAN: AU$67,194
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50%
90%
AU$22.16 - AU$58.74
AU$22
AU$30
AU$59
MEDIAN: AU$30.18
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$97K
Salary AU$50,020 - AU$95,555
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$6,698
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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$49,942 - AU$97,284
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 240
Hourly Data AU$0AU$58
Hourly Rate AU$22.16 - AU$58.74
Overtime AU$31.93
Annual Data AU$0AU$97K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$6,698
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$49,942 - AU$97,284
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 29

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Pay by Experience Level for Environmental Scientist

Pay by Experience for an Environmental Scientist has a positive trend. An entry-level Environmental Scientist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$61,000 based on 157 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Environmental Scientist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$75,000 based on 88 salaries. An experienced Environmental Scientist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$94,000 based on 42 salaries. An Environmental Scientist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$129,000 based on 6 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$66,994

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Environmental Scientist Reviews

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

Environmental Scientist in Adelaide:
"Stressful, High risk work sites, Long days."
Pros: Always something new. Always learning. Family atmosphere.
Cons: Stress of jobs, need to get everything right. Long hours. Take home pay.

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
45 %
Male
55 %
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
16%
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



▼3%

Technical Writing
▼9%

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 10%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 90%
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