A Physicist earns an average salary of £32,931 per year. Experience strongly influences income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Physicist Total Pay (?
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£24,332 - £47,029
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47K
MEDIAN: £32,931
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National Salary Data

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£0£16K£32K£48K
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£24,332 - £47,029  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £9,377  
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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£24,947 - £47,985  
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Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 86
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Pay Difference By Location
London
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Cambridge
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National Average
₤33,000
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Experience Affects Physicist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 32%
Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
National Average
₤33,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 14%
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Gender
Female
19%
female alumni
 
Male
81%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
9%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 45% dental benefits Dental: 10%
vision benefits Vision: 13% employee benefits None: 48%
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