Average Physicist Salary in Australia

AU$90,000
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AU$500
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The average salary for a Physicist in Australia is AU$90,000.
10%
A$71k
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A$90k
90%
A$178k
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AU$71k - AU$178k
Bonus
AU$0 - AU$500
Total Pay
AU$72k - AU$156k

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Job Description for Physicist

Physicist Tasks
  • Design, conduct and evaluate the results of experiments, methodologies, and quality control tests.
  • Provide technical support and calculations to non-scientists, students, and other groups.
  • Maintain and use equipment and lab space.
  • Communicate results in writing and in presentations to researchers, students, funders, the public, and other audiences.

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Pay by Experience Level for Physicist

An early career Physicist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$77,166 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Physicist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$90,000 based on 5 salaries.

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Years of Experience

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Early Career
50.0%
Mid Career
50.0%