An Entry-Level Environmental Scientist earns an average salary of AU$61,472 per year.

AU$49,767 - AU$76,420
AU$50K
AU$61K
AU$76K
MEDIAN: AU$61,477
10%
50%
90%
AU$21.40 - AU$39.78
AU$21
AU$28
AU$40
MEDIAN: AU$28.13
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$77K
Salary AU$49,767 - AU$76,420
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$12,723
Profit Sharing AU$4,250
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$49,469 - AU$77,351
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 289
Hourly Data AU$0AU$48
Hourly Rate AU$21.40 - AU$39.78
Overtime AU$0.00 - AU$48.41
Annual Data AU$0AU$77K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$12,723
Profit Sharing AU$4,250
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$49,469 - AU$77,351
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 22

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$61,658

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Environmental Scientist

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
17%

Skills That Affect Environmental Scientist Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental: %
vision benefits
Vision: %
no benefits
None: 92%