The average pay for a Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type) is AU$81,508 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

AU$66,026 - AU$128,195
AU$66K
AU$92K
AU$130K
MEDIAN: AU$92,306
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Salary AU$66,026 - AU$128,195
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AU$66,289 - AU$140,000
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 16 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 37

Job Description for Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type)

Senior research scientists (unspecified type) typically work in a laboratory environment, conducting research and experiments for academic, industrial or commercial ends. They may help develop new products for their company, for example, or help contribute to scientific understanding within their field. If they work for universities, senior research scientists may be required to apply for grants to continue their research. Senior research scientists must have an excellent track record of safely handling hazardous materials and chemicals. They may be required to mentor, train and/or coach junior research scientists as well. Additionally, these scientists must stay up to date on developments within their field through methods such as reading academic journals, attending training programs and attending conferences within their field.

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Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type) Tasks

  • Lead the formulation, development, and optimization of new programs, designs, and prototypes.
  • Participate in research formulating and writing with other staff.
  • Assess new technologies and future applications of technologies.
  • Propose, plan, and manage research projects, report preparation, and presentation of findings.

Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type) Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$94,733

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Key Stats for Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type)

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
21%

Experience Affects Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type) Salaries

National Average
AU$95,000

▼4%

▼16%

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 4%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 91%