How much does a Data Scientist make?

Updated 15 Oct 2021
$110,000 /yr
Average Base Pay

465 salaries

$76K

Low

$110K

Average

$145K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Data Scientist is $110,000 per year in Australia. Filter by location to see Data Scientist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 465 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Data Scientist employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Data Scientist$110,000 /yr
L3
Senior Data Scientist$140,000 /yr
L4
Data Scientist IVNo Salary Reports
Career Path

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$202,020

per year

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USD 70,000

per year

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$110,801

per year

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$12,000

per year

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Commonwealth Bank of Australia
4.1

Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Data Scientist

$127,500

 /yr
Range: $107K - $153K
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$107K

$153K

$106,571 - $152,921 Range

ANZ Bank
4.2

ANZ Bank

Data Scientist

$115,000

 /yr
Range: $80K - $158K

$80K

$158K

$80,000 - $158,394 Range

Australian Taxation Office
4.1

Australian Taxation Office

Data Scientist

$92,500

 /yr
Range: $55K - $156K

$55K

$156K

$54,600 - $156,081 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Data Scientist

$94,469

 /yr
Range: $71K - $109K

$71K

$109K

$70,579 - $109,237 Range

University of NSW
4.2

University of NSW

Data Scientist

$110,000

 /yr
Range: $80K - $148K

$80K

$148K

$80,000 - $147,826 Range

Telstra
3.9

Telstra

Data Scientist

$120,161

 /yr
Range: $98K - $150K

$98K

$150K

$98,000 - $150,000 Range

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
3.7

$60K

$144K

$60,000 - $144,468 Range

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SEEK
4.3

SEEK

Data Scientist

$130,000

 /yr
Range: $60K - $145K

$60K

$145K

$60,000 - $145,000 Range

CYOS Solutions
5

CYOS Solutions

Data Scientist - Hourly

$138

 /hr
Range: $118 - $138

$118

$138

$118 - $138 Range

Coles
3.7

Coles

Data Scientist

$121,000

 /yr
Range: $100K - $139K

$100K

$139K

$100,000 - $139,118 Range

NAB - National Australia Bank
3.8

NAB - National Australia Bank

Data Scientist

$120,000

 /yr
Range: $80K - $218K

$80K

$218K

$80,000 - $218,474 Range

EY
3.9

EY

Data Scientist

$103,762

 /yr
Range: $60K - $140K

$60K

$140K

$60,000 - $140,000 Range

IBM
4

IBM

Data Scientist

$90,300

 /yr
Range: $70K - $150K

$70K

$150K

$70,000 - $150,000 Range

University of Melbourne
4.3

University of Melbourne

Data Scientist

$100,000

 /yr
Range: $85K - $140K

$85K

$140K

$84,948 - $140,000 Range

AGL Energy
3.4

AGL Energy

Data Scientist

$117,500

 /yr
Range: $100K - $145K

$100K

$145K

$100,000 - $145,289 Range

Woolworths Group
3.8

Woolworths Group

Data Scientist

$120,000

 /yr
Range: $100K - $154K

$100K

$154K

$100,000 - $154,000 Range

Accenture
4.1

Accenture

Data Scientist

$98,500

 /yr
Range: $88K - $140K

$88K

$140K

$87,500 - $139,777 Range

Rio Tinto
3.9

Rio Tinto

Data Scientist

$80,000

 /yr
Range: $10K - $140K

$10K

$140K

$10,200 - $140,000 Range

Westpac Group
4

Westpac Group

Data Scientist

$135,500

 /yr
Range: $70K - $175K

$70K

$175K

$70,000 - $174,779 Range

ANZ Bank
4.2

ANZ Bank

Data Scientist - Hourly Intern

$46

 /hr
Range: $23 - $66

$23

$66

$23 - $66 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Data Scientist salaries

The national average salary for a Data Scientist is $110,000 per year in Australia. Filter by location to see a Data Scientist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 465 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Data Scientist employees.

The highest salary for a Data Scientist in Australia is $145,000 per year.

The lowest salary for a Data Scientist in Australia is $75,739 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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

$106,000
per year
A Data Scientist in the Perth Area area reported making $106,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Perth Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$125,000
per year
A Data Scientist in the Sydney Area area reported making $125,000 per year
Additional Pay
$12k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$120,000
per year
A Data Scientist in the Sydney Area area reported making $120,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$95,000
per year
A Data Scientist in the Melbourne Area area reported making $95,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Melbourne Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$100,000
per year
A Data Scientist in the Melbourne Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Melbourne Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$87,500
per year
A Data Scientist in the Melbourne Area area reported making $87,500 per year
Additional Pay
$15k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Melbourne Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$150,000
per year
A Data Scientist in the Sydney Area area reported making $150,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$66,000
per year
A Data Scientist in the Perth Area area reported making $66,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Perth Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Non-profit Organisation
$117,000
per year
A Data Scientist in the Melbourne Area area reported making $117,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Melbourne Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public