A Research Fellow earns an average salary of AU$83,698 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

AU$66,649 - AU$103,693
AU$67K
AU$84K
AU$100K
MEDIAN: AU$83,937
10%
50%
90%
AU$39.44 - AU$47.64
AU$44
MEDIAN: AU$44.45
50%
AU$0AU$104K
Salary AU$66,649 - AU$103,693
Bonus AU$29,479
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$67,310 - AU$104,671
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 103
Hourly Data AU$0AU$294
Hourly Rate AU$44.45
Overtime AU$295
Annual Data AU$0AU$104K
Bonus AU$29,479
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$67,310 - AU$104,671
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

Job Description for Research Fellow

A research fellow holds a time-limited research position at a university, clinic, or similar environment. They continue their academic training in the research program of a principal investigator, helping build their experience and contribute to their field. Some tasks that research fellows may perform include designing laboratory experiments, applying standard scientific protocols to experiments and research, helping improve current investigatory methods, and evaluating emerging techniques in the field as required. Research fellows draft and edit scientific reports and articles, as well as design and perform experiments and record data according to the needs of the project. They may also need to independently reproduce, research, and improve techniques currently used and convert to new techniques as required. Research fellows typically work full time in a laboratory environment, although hours and environment may vary depending on the project's needs.

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Research Fellow Tasks

  • Use independent judgment to conceive, conduct and evaluate new and existing technologies and products; prepare findings for scientific publication.
  • Operate technical and scientific equipment for scientific experimentation.
  • Participate in related technical or professional societies as a recognized authority.
  • Provide coaching and supervision to lower level research scientists.
  • Conduct highly complex research and analysis on multi-disciplinary technical projects.

Research Fellow Pay By Employer

$0$88K

$55,000

Research Fellow Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$84,456

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Key Stats for Research Fellow

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Research Fellow Salaries

▲7%

▲4%

National Average
AU$84,000

▼4%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 23%
dental benefits
Dental: 9%
vision benefits
Vision: 9%
no benefits
None: 70%