A Mid-Career Medical Scientist earns an average wage of AU$33.08 per hour.

AU$52,475 - AU$93,440
AU$52K
AU$73K
AU$93K
MEDIAN: AU$72,772
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90%
AU$25.97 - AU$44.38
AU$26
AU$33
AU$44
MEDIAN: AU$33.29
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$93K
Salary AU$52,475 - AU$93,440
Bonus AU$0.00
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$54,039 - AU$93,668
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 33
Hourly Data AU$0AU$256
Hourly Rate AU$25.97 - AU$44.38
Overtime AU$38.50 - AU$256
Annual Data AU$0AU$93K
Bonus AU$0.00
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$54,039 - AU$93,668
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 38

Job Description for Medical Scientist

A medical scientist is someone who works to try to gain a better understanding of human anatomical processes, diseases, and related biological research. Universities, pharmaceutical and biomedical companies, and research hospitals may employ medical scientists. The medical scientist will typically base his or her career around a mix of research and analysis, as well as producing detailed finding papers and teaching work.

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Medical Scientist Tasks

  • Conduct research to develop methodologies, instrumentation and procedures for medical application, analyzing data and presenting findings.
  • Prepare and analyze organ, tissue and cell samples to identify toxicity, bacteria, or microorganisms, or to study cell structure.
  • Plan and direct studies to investigate human or animal disease, preventive methods, and treatments for disease.
  • Investigate cause, progress, life cycle, or mode of transmission of diseases or parasites.
  • Evaluate effects of drugs, gases, pesticides, parasites, and microorganisms at various levels.

Medical Scientist Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$70,321

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Key Stats for Medical Scientist

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
5-9 years
86%
10-19 years
14%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 27%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 70%