AU$64,451
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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$49,665 - AU$82,734
AU$50K
AU$64K
AU$83K
MEDIAN: AU$64,451
10%
50%
90%
AU$25.19 - AU$49.58
AU$33
MEDIAN: AU$33.00
50%
AU$0AU$98K
Salary AU$49,665 - AU$82,734
Bonus AU$7,487
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$49,316 - AU$98,043
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 15 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 30
Hourly Data AU$0AU$49
Hourly Rate AU$33.00
Overtime AU$20.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$98K
Bonus AU$7,487
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$49,316 - AU$98,043
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 15 Sep 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 6

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

-7%

National Average: AU$64,974

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

Key Stats for Research Scientist, Biotechnology

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Research Scientist, Biotechnology Salaries

▲2%

National Average
AU$65,000

▼6%

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 19%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 81%