The average pay for a Research Scientist in Sydney, New South Wales is AU$80,638 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

AU$67,515 - AU$123,650
AU$68K
AU$81K
AU$120K
MEDIAN: AU$80,638
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AU$67,515 - AU$123,650  
   
Bonus
AU$7,250  
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$67,668 - AU$122,554  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 25

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Key Stats for Research Scientist

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Research Scientist Salaries

Entry-Level
▲1%

Experienced
▲1%

National Average
AU$81,000

Mid-Career
▼8%

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 23%
dental benefits
Dental: 15%
vision benefits
Vision: 15%
no benefits
None: 77%