The average pay for a Research Scientist is AU$79,611 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

AU$55,397 - AU$109,789
AU$55K
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MEDIAN: AU$79,611
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AU$25.76 - AU$48.48
AU$26
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AU$48
MEDIAN: AU$35.00
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AU$0AU$109K
Salary AU$55,397 - AU$109,789
Bonus AU$6,000
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$55,788 - AU$108,106
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 134
Hourly Data AU$0AU$48
Hourly Rate AU$25.76 - AU$48.48
Annual Data AU$0AU$108K
Bonus AU$6,000
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$55,788 - AU$108,106
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 13

Research Scientist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Research Scientist

Pay by Experience for a Research Scientist has a positive trend. An entry-level Research Scientist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$71,000 based on 72 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Research Scientist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$78,000 based on 47 salaries. An experienced Research Scientist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$88,000 based on 49 salaries. A Research Scientist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$105,000 based on 17 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$79,442

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Key Stats for Research Scientist

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Research Scientist Salaries

▲32%

▲11%

National Average
AU$79,000

▼2%

▼11%

Skills That Affect Research Scientist Salaries



National Average
AU$79,000


▼8%


Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 14%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 84%