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Forensic Scientist Salary

The average pay for a Forensic Scientist is £24,450 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.

£16,291 - £36,049
(Median)
£16K
£24K
£36K
MEDIAN: £24,449
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£0£13K£26K£39K
Salary
£16,291 - £36,049  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £9,500  
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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£16,361 - £38,939  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 62

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Forensic Scientist Advice

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Forensic Scientist in London:
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Experience Affects Forensic Scientist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 27%

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

National Average
₤25,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

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
10%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

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