Forensic Scientist Salary

The average pay for a Forensic Scientist is £24,156 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

£16,122 - £35,888
(Median)
£16K
£24K
£36K
MEDIAN: £24,155
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Salary
£16,122 - £35,888  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £9,274  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£16,169 - £38,602  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 1 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 66
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Experience Affects Forensic Scientist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 33%

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

National Average
₤25,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 50% dental benefits Dental: 9%
vision benefits Vision: 18% employee benefits None: 45%
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