AU$35.40
Avg. Hourly Rate
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A Medical Scientist in Brisbane, Queensland earns an average wage of AU$34.96 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

AU$24.41 - AU$43.45
AU$24
AU$35
AU$43
MEDIAN: AU$35.40
10%
50%
90%
Hourly Data AU$0AU$51
Hourly Rate AU$24.41 - AU$43.45
Overtime AU$51.37
Annual Data AU$0AU$98K
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$52,275 - AU$98,286
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 21 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 13

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.

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Key Stats for Medical Scientist

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Medical Scientist Salaries

▲5%

National Average
AU$73,000

▼10%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
47%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 25%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 75%