The average pay for a Research Scientist is AU$77,852 per year. A skill in Data Analysis is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$54,758 - AU$109,709
AU$55K
AU$79K
AU$110K
MEDIAN: AU$79,199
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AU$26.50 - AU$47.50
AU$27
AU$35
AU$48
MEDIAN: AU$35.00
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AU$0AU$109K
Salary AU$54,758 - AU$109,709
Bonus AU$6,000
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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$55,267 - AU$107,672
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 24 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 133
Hourly Data AU$0AU$47
Hourly Rate AU$26.50 - AU$47.50
Annual Data AU$0AU$107K
Bonus AU$6,000
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$55,267 - AU$107,672
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 24 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 14

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Pay by Experience Level for Research Scientist

Pay by Experience for a Research Scientist has a positive trend. An entry-level Research Scientist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$71,000 based on 70 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Research 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$78,000 based on 45 salaries. An experienced Research Scientist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$89,000 based on 40 salaries. A Research 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$103,000 based on 17 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$78,870

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Key Stats for Research Scientist

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Research Scientist Salaries

Late-Career
▲30%

▲13%

National Average
AU$79,000

▼1%

▼10%

Skills That Affect Research Scientist Salaries

Data Analysis
▲11%

National Average
AU$79,000

Molecular Biology
▼5%


Chemistry
▼7%

Clinical Research
▼9%

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 20%
dental benefits
Dental: 8%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 80%
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