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Forensic Scientist Salary

The average salary for a Forensic Scientist is £24,450 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
£15,645 - £35,231
(Median)
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35K
MEDIAN: £24,449
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£0£13K£26K£39K
Salary
£15,645 - £35,231  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £9,000  
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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£15,693 - £37,307  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 62
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Forensic Scientist Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

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

Experience Affects Forensic Scientist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 25%

Mid-Career
up arrow 17%

National Average
₤25,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 47% dental benefits Dental: 9%
vision benefits Vision: 19% employee benefits None: 49%