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Scientist Salaries

10 SalariesUpdated 14 Mar 2020
Average Base Pay
NZ$75K/yr
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NZ$65K
Low
NZ$75K
Average
NZ$106K
High
How much does a Scientist make?

The national average salary for a Scientist is $75,416 in New Zealand. Filter by location to see Scientist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 10 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Scientist employees.

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Syft (New Zealand)
NZ$65,000/yr
Range: NZ$63K - NZ$67K
2 salaries
About
NZ$63K - NZ$67K
NZ$63KNZ$67K
Scion
NZ$86,708/yr
Range: NZ$73K - NZ$102K
2 salaries
About
NZ$73K - NZ$102K
NZ$73KNZ$102K
University of Auckland
NZ$87,000/yr
Range: NZ$84K - NZ$90K
1 employee salary or estimate
About
NZ$84K - NZ$90K
NZ$84KNZ$90K
AgResearch (NZ)
NZ$74,500/yr
Range: NZ$72K - NZ$78K
1 employee salary or estimate
About
NZ$72K - NZ$78K
NZ$72KNZ$78K
Syft (New Zealand)
NZ$4,750/mo
Range: NZ$5K - NZ$5K
1 employee salary or estimate
About
NZ$5K - NZ$5K
NZ$5KNZ$5K
Plant & Food Research
NZ$70,720/yr
Range: NZ$68K - NZ$74K
1 employee salary or estimate
About
NZ$68K - NZ$74K
NZ$68KNZ$74K
New Zealand Blood Service
NZ$72,075/yr
Range: NZ$69K - NZ$75K
1 employee salary or estimate
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NZ$69K - NZ$75K
NZ$69KNZ$75K

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Landcare Research
NZ$82,500/yr
Range: NZ$79K - NZ$86K
1 employee salary or estimate
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NZ$79K - NZ$86K
NZ$79KNZ$86K
Defence Technology Agency
NZ$106,000/yr
Range: NZ$102K - NZ$110K
1 employee salary or estimate
About
NZ$102K - NZ$110K
NZ$102KNZ$110K
Lanzatech
NZ$86,915/yr
Range: NZ$84K - NZ$90K
1 employee salary or estimate
About
NZ$84K - NZ$90K
NZ$84KNZ$90K
University of Auckland
NZ$89,199/yr
Range: NZ$79K - NZ$100K
2 salaries
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NZ$79K - NZ$100K
NZ$79KNZ$100K
Inland Revenue
NZ$100,638/yr
Range: NZ$97K - NZ$105K
2 salaries
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NZ$97K - NZ$105K
NZ$97KNZ$105K
AgResearch (NZ)
NZ$122,986/yr
Range: NZ$99K - NZ$149K
2 salaries
About
NZ$99K - NZ$149K
NZ$99KNZ$149K
Callaghan Innovation
NZ$72,186/yr
Range: NZ$58K - NZ$87K
2 salaries
About
NZ$58K - NZ$87K
NZ$58KNZ$87K
Douglas Pharmaceuticals
NZ$71,500/yr
Range: NZ$60K - NZ$84K
2 salaries
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NZ$60K - NZ$84K
NZ$60KNZ$84K
Healthscope
NZ$59,000/yr
Range: NZ$54K - NZ$65K
2 salaries
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NZ$54K - NZ$65K
NZ$54KNZ$65K
Spark New Zealand
NZ$90,000/yr
Range: NZ$87K - NZ$94K
1 employee salary or estimate
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NZ$87K - NZ$94K
NZ$87KNZ$94K
Xero
NZ$130,000/yr
Range: NZ$126K - NZ$136K
1 employee salary or estimate
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NZ$126K - NZ$136K
NZ$126KNZ$136K
Fonterra
NZ$120,000/yr
Range: NZ$116K - NZ$126K
1 employee salary or estimate
About
NZ$116K - NZ$126K
NZ$116KNZ$126K
Fonterra
NZ$135,368/yr
Range: NZ$131K - NZ$142K
1 employee salary or estimate
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NZ$131K - NZ$142K
NZ$131KNZ$142K

Recent Salary Reports

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

$65,000
per year
A Research Scientist in the Auckland Area area reported making $65,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Auckland Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$60,000
monthly
A Sports Scientist in the Wellington Area area reported making $60,000 per month
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Wellington Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Non-profit Organisation
$82,000
per year
A Research Scientist in the Auckland Area area reported making $82,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Auckland Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$87,000
per year
A Scientist in the Auckland Area area reported making $87,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Auckland Area area
Contract
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$106,000
per year
A Scientist in the Auckland Area area reported making $106,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Auckland Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Government
$75,000
per year
A Research Scientist in the Auckland Area area reported making $75,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Auckland Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Public
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