A Research Scientist, Biotechnology earns an average salary of AU$61,723 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

AU$48,605 - AU$81,389
AU$49K
AU$62K
AU$81K
MEDIAN: AU$61,723
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50%
90%
AU$23.89 - AU$50.00
AU$38
MEDIAN: AU$38.00
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AU$0AU$99K
Salary AU$48,605 - AU$81,389
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AU$47,804 - AU$99,661
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 29
Hourly Data AU$0AU$50
Hourly Rate AU$38.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$99K
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$47,804 - AU$99,661
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

Job Description for Research Scientist, Biotechnology

Most biotechnology research scientists work in a laboratory conducting experiments in the field of biotechnology, which looks to incorporate the unique characteristics of nature to invent or propose a product that can (for example) further crop growth, preserve food with greater safety, and possibly create a better pharmaceutical drug.

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Research Scientist, Biotechnology Tasks

  • Focus on areas that affect vital processes such as growth and aging.
  • Research or study chemical composition and processes of living organisms.
  • Determine chemical actions and effects on organisms such as the action of foods, drugs, or other substances on body functions and tissues.

Research Scientist, Biotechnology Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$62,060

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Research Scientist, Biotechnology

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Research Scientist, Biotechnology Salaries

▲7%

National Average
AU$62,000

▼2%

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 27%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 73%