Average Postdoctoral Research Associate Salary in Australia

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The average salary for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Australia is AU$79,873.
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Job Description for Postdoctoral Research Associate

Postdoctoral Research Associate Tasks
  • Design, perform, and evaluate experiments and their results.
  • Create presentations, diagrams, and graphs to convey results to funders, the public and other researchers.
  • Write up results in lab notebooks as well as for publication.
  • Maintain, inspect, and use laboratory and equipment.

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Popular Skills for Postdoctoral Research Associate

Skills in Research Analysis, Data Analysis and Molecular Biology are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Statistical Analysis.

Pay by Experience Level for Postdoctoral Research Associate

An entry-level Postdoctoral Research Associate with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$75,320 based on 22 salaries. An early career Postdoctoral Research Associate with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$80,117 based on 89 salaries. A mid-career Postdoctoral Research Associate with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$81,937 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Postdoctoral Research Associate with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$81,472 based on 13 salaries.
Employees with Postdoctoral Research Associate in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 5.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (4.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Melbourne, Victoria (4.0% less), Adelaide, South Australia (3.4% less) and Brisbane, Queensland (2.1% less).

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