A Senior Product Development Scientist earns an average salary of AU$81,244 per year.

AU$58,654 - AU$132,126
AU$59K
AU$87K
AU$130K
MEDIAN: AU$86,816
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50%
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Salary AU$58,654 - AU$132,126
Bonus AU$3,925
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AU$61,194 - AU$130,893
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 22

Job Description for Senior Product Development Scientist

A senior product development scientist oversees the development of a product from start to finish, ensuring that the product is able to pass through every step of the process from the drawing table until shipment. Senior product development scientists are usually responsible for leading development teams, designing new products or developments, maintaining quality standards with testing, and compiling and organizing data necessary for product release. During production and development, the senior product development scientist must uphold any rules and regulations that apply them to their work, as well as follow safety protocols. They should also touch with other departments from the same company, such as quality assurance and production, as well as outside consultants. Many types of organizations hire senior product development scientists, such as food and consumer retail companies investigating new products and pharmaceutical companies developing or improving drugs.

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Senior Product Development Scientist Tasks

  • Plan and perform laboratory experiments to test processes used in materials production .
  • Prepare reports on results of experimentations and create methods to evaluate processes to strengthen and or combine materials.
  • Conducts research on the structures and properties of applicable materials.

Senior Product Development Scientist Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$88,120

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Key Stats for Senior Product Development Scientist

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
13%

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 13%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
vision benefits
Vision: 7%
no benefits
None: 87%