Forensic Scientist Salary

The average pay for a Forensic Scientist is £24,271 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.

£16,263 - £36,258
(Median)
£16K
£24K
£36K
MEDIAN: £24,270
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Salary
£16,263 - £36,258  
   
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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£16,354 - £38,357  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 19 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 69
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Experience Affects Forensic Scientist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 38%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
₤25,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
medical benefits
Vision: 16%
dental benefits
None: 51%
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