AU$57,138
Avg. Salary
AU$25.21
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Marine Biologist is AU$25.21 per hour.

The average pay for a Marine Biologist is AU$57,138 per year.

AU$18.74
10%
AU$25.21
50%
AU$45.62
90%
MEDIAN AU$25.21
AU$35k
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AU$57k
50%
AU$102k
90%
MEDIAN AU$57,138
AU$34,765 - AU$102,416
AU$35K
AU$57K
AU$100K
MEDIAN: AU$57,138
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AU$18.74 - AU$45.62
AU$19
AU$25
AU$46
MEDIAN: AU$25.21
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AU$0AU$103K
Salary AU$34,765 - AU$102,416
Bonus AU$2,500
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$35,608 - AU$103,001
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 24 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 42
Hourly Data AU$0AU$45
Hourly Rate AU$18.74 - AU$45.62
Annual Data AU$0AU$103K
Bonus AU$2,500
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$35,608 - AU$103,001
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 24 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 17

Job Description for Marine Biologist

A marine biologist researches and explores organisms, both plants and animals, within the marine biology field. This field has to do with animals and plants that live in salty bodies of water. The marine biologist may carry out observations and assessments, in order to determine the health of an environment. Computations and tests may be needed, where math skills will be needed. These steps may be necessary in order to determine what should be done to restore a habitat and its marine life.

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Marine Biologist Tasks
  • Study the behavior, genetics, origins and diseases of marine wildlife.
  • Observe and analyze data pertaining to marine life.
  • May specialize in environmental cleanups, marine conservation or the rehabilitation of injured marine animals.
  • Conduct scientific experiments on-site and / or in a lab.

Marine Biologist Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

13%

-1%

National Average: AU$56,041

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Key Stats for Marine Biologist

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Marine Biologist Salaries

▲25%

National Average
AU$56,000

▼2%

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 40%
dental benefits
Dental: 20%
vision benefits
Vision: 7%
no benefits
None: 60%