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$50,264 - AU$95,406
AU$50K
AU$67K
AU$95K
MEDIAN: AU$66,704
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AU$22.32 - AU$70.47
AU$22
AU$32
AU$70
MEDIAN: AU$31.50
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$33KAU$66KAU$99K
Salary
AU$50,264 - AU$95,406  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$12,723  
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$50,235 - AU$97,954  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 238
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$24AU$48AU$72
Hourly Rate
AU$22.32 - AU$70.47  
   
Overtime
AU$2.01 - AU$48.68  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$12,723  
   
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$50,235 - AU$97,954  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 22

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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 $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 $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 $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 $129,000 based on 6 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$67,186

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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
47 %
Male
53 %
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
2%
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Experience Affects Environmental Scientist Salaries

Late-Career
▲91%

▲39%

▲12%

National Average
AU$67,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Environmental Scientist Salaries




Windows Operating System General Use
▼0%

National Average
AU$67,000

Environmental Consulting
▼1%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
▼1%



▼3%

Technical Writing
▼10%

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 91%
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