The average pay for a Forensic Scientist is £25,379 per year. Experience strongly influences salary for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

£18,396 - £38,382
£18K
£25K
£38K
MEDIAN: £25,379
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
£0£13K£26K£39K
Salary
£18,396 - £38,382  
   
Bonus
£2,650  
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).
)
£18,289 - £38,253  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 49

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Employers: Start Here »

Forensic Scientist Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Forensic Scientist Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Forensic Scientist?

Forensic Scientist in London:
"Forensics pay badly"
consider another lab based career

Key Stats for Forensic Scientist

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
6%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Experience Affects Forensic Scientist Salaries

Experienced
▲40%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
₤25,000

Entry-Level
▼16%

Gender

Female
69 %
Male
31 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 32%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
dental benefits
None: 68%
ADVERTISEMENT