Average Marine Biologist Salary in Australia

AU$58,482
Avg. Base Salary (AUD)
10%
A$43k
MEDIAN
A$58k
90%
A$102k

The average salary for a Marine Biologist is AU$58,482

Base Salary
AU$43k - AU$102k
Bonus
AU$102 - AU$20k
Profit Sharing
AU$2k - AU$35k
Total Pay
AU$43k - AU$106k
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What Do Marine Biologists Do?

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.
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Gender Breakdown

Female
57.1%
Male
42.9%
This data is based on 14 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

54%

Dental

31%

Vision

19%

None

46%