Entry-Level Environmental Scientist in Sydney, New South Wales Salary (Australia)

The average pay for an Entry-Level Environmental Scientist in Sydney, New South Wales is AU$62,438 per year.

AU$49,572 - AU$78,392
AU$50K
AU$62K
AU$78K
MEDIAN: AU$62,438
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AU$0AU$79K
Salary AU$49,572 - AU$78,392
Bonus AU$4,861
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AU$49,161 - AU$79,871
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 22 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 49

Job Description for Environmental Scientist

An environmental scientist is a scientist who is usually employed by a government department or consulting firm to a conduct research on environmental issues. They seek to develop, implement, and enforce state, local, or federal regulations designed to preserve and protect the environment. Environmental scientists seek to identify harmful pollutants or hazards to the environment or potential threats to the human, plant, or animal population.

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Environmental Scientist Tasks

  • Collect, analyze, and report on environmental data, like building materials, atmosphere monitoring and soil or water samples.
  • Create visualizations and guidance materials for multiple audiences.
  • Compare results and methods to federal and local regulations and guidelines, reporting on the gaps and achievements.

Environmental Scientist Job Listings

Key Stats for Environmental Scientist

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
17%

Skills That Affect Environmental Scientist Salaries




Environmental Consulting
▼0%

Microsoft Word
▼0%

National Average
AU$63,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 17%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 83%