The average pay for a Principal Scientist is AU$125,173 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

AU$98,136 - AU$202,537
AU$98K
AU$130K
AU$200K
MEDIAN: AU$125,427
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AU$0AU$80KAU$160KAU$240K
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AU$98,136 - AU$202,537  
   
Bonus
AU$12,000  
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$98,945 - AU$214,028  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21

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Key Stats for Principal Scientist

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
65%
20 years or more
26%
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Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Principal Scientist Salaries

Experienced
▲1%

National Average
AU$126,000

Late-Career
▼7%

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
65%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 12%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 88%
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