How much does a Environmental Scientist make?

Updated 19 Jan 2022
$75,045 /yr
Average Base Pay

146 salaries

$60K

Low

$75K

Average

$111K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a Environmental Scientist make? The national average salary for a Environmental Scientist is $75,045 in Australia. Filter by location to see Environmental Scientist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 146 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Environmental Scientist employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Environmental Scientist$75,045 /yr
L3
Senior Environmental Scientist$101,018 /yr
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Environmental Analyst

$70,000

per year

Environmental Consultant

$46

per year

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GHD
3.5

GHD

Environmental Scientist

$75,000

 /yr
Range: $65K - $94K
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$65K

$94K

$65,000 - $94,000 Range

Golder Associates
3.7

Golder Associates

Environmental Scientist

$71,200

 /yr
Range: $60K - $120K

$60K

$120K

$60,000 - $120,000 Range

Environmental Resources Management
3.5

Environmental Resources Management

Environmental Scientist

$76,000

 /yr
Range: $60K - $155K

$60K

$155K

$60,000 - $155,000 Range

Cardno
3.3

Cardno

Environmental Scientist

$73,435

 /yr
Range: $62K - $81K

$62K

$81K

$62,397 - $81,163 Range

AECOM
3.7

AECOM

Environmental Scientist

$75,045

 /yr
Range: $66K - $89K

$66K

$89K

$66,478 - $89,000 Range

WSP
3.6

WSP

Environmental Scientist

$80,000

 /yr
Range: $76K - $90K

$76K

$90K

$75,500 - $90,000 Range

Jacobs
3.9

Jacobs

Environmental Scientist

$83,157

 /yr
Range: $60K - $85K

$60K

$85K

$60,000 - $85,000 Range

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Coffey International
3.4

Coffey International

Environmental Scientist

$67,799

 /yr
Range: $56K - $73K

$56K

$73K

$55,970 - $72,649 Range

SMEC
3.8

SMEC

Environmental Scientist
About 

$77K -$86K

$77K

$86K

$76,706 - $86,060 Range

Alra
4

Alra

Environmental Scientist
About 

$119K -$136K

$119K

$136K

$118,751 - $135,898 Range

ADE Consulting Group
2.8

ADE Consulting Group

Environmental Scientist
About 

$53K -$70K

$53K

$70K

$52,535 - $70,382 Range

Construction Sciences

Environmental Scientist
About 

$62K -$70K

$62K

$70K

$61,917 - $70,406 Range

Hunter Executive Search Consultants
5

Hunter Executive Search Consultants

Environmental Scientist
About 

$125K -$137K

$125K

$137K

$125,450 - $136,645 Range

BMT Group
3.8

BMT Group

Environmental Scientist
About 

$76K -$125K

$76K

$125K

$76,202 - $124,705 Range

Tonkin & Taylor
4.5

Tonkin & Taylor

Environmental Scientist
About 

$58K -$82K

$58K

$82K

$58,042 - $82,422 Range

Kleinfelder
3.8

Kleinfelder

Environmental Scientist
About 

$61K -$86K

$61K

$86K

$60,744 - $86,185 Range

3

JBS&G

Environmental Scientist
About 

$70K -$124K

$70K

$124K

$70,002 - $124,268 Range

5

EMM Consulting

Environmental Scientist
About 

$60K -$104K

$60K

$104K

$60,074 - $104,302 Range

4.5

Eco Logical Australia

Environmental Scientist
About 

$66K -$71K

$66K

$71K

$66,362 - $71,100 Range

Alpha Environmental
3

Alpha Environmental

Environmental Scientist - Hourly
About 

$25 -$28

 hourly

$25

$28

$25 - $28 Range

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Frequently asked questions about an Environmental Scientist salaries

The national average salary for an Environmental Scientist is $75,045 per year in Australia. Filter by location to see an Environmental Scientist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 146 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Environmental Scientist employees.

The highest salary for an Environmental Scientist in Australia is $111,442 per year.

The lowest salary for an Environmental Scientist in Australia is $60,000 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent environmental scientist salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$120,000
per year
An Environmental Scientist in the Brisbane Area area reported making $120,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Brisbane Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$90,000
per year
An Environmental Scientist in the Newcastle Area area reported making $90,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Newcastle Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
$64,000
per year
An Environmental Scientist in the Melbourne Area area reported making $64,000 per year
Job Highlights
Melbourne Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$35
hourly
A Remediation Analyst in the Sydney Area area reported making $35 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Sydney Area area
Contract
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$90,000
per year
An Environmental Scientist in the Brisbane Area area reported making $90,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Brisbane Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$65,000
per year
An Environmental Scientist in the Perth Area area reported making $65,000 per year
Job Highlights
Perth Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private