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Research Scientist Salaries

62 Salaries

Average Base Pay
A$99,907 / yr
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How much does a Research Scientist make?

The national average salary for a Research Scientist is $99,907 in Australia. Filter by location to see Research Scientist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 62 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Research Scientist employees.

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Research Scientist

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

A$105,564/yr

Range: A$81K - A$145K

18 salaries

A$105,564/yr
A$81KA$145K

Research Scientist

Australian Government Defence Science and Technology

A$98,180/yr

Range: A$67K - A$117K

5 salaries

A$98,180/yr
A$67KA$117K

Research Scientist

CSL

A$102,485/yr

Range: A$96K - A$108K

4 salaries

A$102,485/yr
A$96KA$108K

Research Scientist

IBM

A$93,452/yr

Range: A$88K - A$109K

3 salaries

A$93,452/yr
A$88KA$109K

Research Scientist

University of NSW

A$114,580/yr

Range: A$101K - A$131K

2 salaries

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A$101K - A$131K
A$101KA$131K

Research Scientist

University of Queensland

A$90,839/yr

Range: A$85K - A$96K

2 salaries

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A$85K - A$96K
A$85KA$96K

Research Scientist - Contractor

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

A$103,866/yr

Range: A$97K - A$111K

2 salaries

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A$97K - A$111K
A$97KA$111K

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Research Scientist

NICTA

A$121,139/yr

Range: A$109K - A$134K

2 salaries

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A$109K - A$134K
A$109KA$134K

Research Scientist

Boronia Capital

A$137,858/yr

Range: A$125K - A$150K

2 salaries

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A$125K - A$150K
A$125KA$150K

Research Scientist

University of Melbourne

A$121,918/yr

Range: A$118K - A$126K

1 employee salary or estimate

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A$118K - A$126K
A$118KA$126K

Research Scientist

University of Melbourne

A$91,176/yr

Range: A$88K - A$95K

1 employee salary or estimate

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A$88K - A$95K
A$88KA$95K

Research Scientist - Hourly Contractor

University of Melbourne

A$42/hr

Range: A$41 - A$44

1 employee salary or estimate

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A$41 - A$44hourly
A$41A$44

Research Scientist

University of Sydney

A$113,469/yr

Range: A$108K - A$119K

1 employee salary or estimate

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A$108K - A$119K
A$108KA$119K

Research Scientist - Monthly Intern

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

A$2,216/mo

Range: A$2K - A$2K

1 employee salary or estimate

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A$2K - A$2K
A$2KA$2K

Research Scientist

Australian National University

A$65,730/yr

Range: A$63K - A$69K

1 employee salary or estimate

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A$63K - A$69K
A$63KA$69K

Research Scientist

Macquarie University

A$98,480/yr

Range: A$95K - A$103K

1 employee salary or estimate

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A$95K - A$103K
A$95KA$103K

Research Scientist - Hourly

Macquarie University

A$37/hr

Range: A$36 - A$39

1 employee salary or estimate

About
A$36 - A$39hourly
A$36A$39

Research Scientist - Monthly

QUT

A$2,125/mo

Range: A$2K - A$2K

1 employee salary or estimate

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A$2K - A$2K
A$2KA$2K

Research Scientist - Contractor

Curtin University

A$124,630/yr

Range: A$118K - A$129K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
A$118K - A$129K
A$118KA$129K

Research Scientist

Australian Government

A$112,167/yr

Range: A$107K - A$116K

1 employee salary or estimate

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A$107K - A$116K
A$107KA$116K
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Recent Salary Reports

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

$100,000
per year
A Scientist in the Brisbane Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Brisbane Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Non-profit Organisation
$81,000
per year
A Research Scientist in the Sydney Area area reported making $81,000 per year
Additional Pay
$1 cash bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$124,630
per year
A Research Scientist in the Perth Area area reported making $124,630 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Perth Area area
Contract
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$110,000
per year
A Research Scientist in the Melbourne Area area reported making $110,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Melbourne Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Government
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