Physicist Salary

A Physicist earns an average salary of £33,387 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.

£24,786 - £46,950
(Median)
£25K
£33K
£47K
MEDIAN: £33,387
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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£0£17K£34K£51K
Salary
£24,786 - £46,950  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £5,093  
Profit Sharing
£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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£25,071 - £49,967  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 19 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 108
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Pay by Experience Level for Physicist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Physicist Reviews

What is it like working as a Physicist?

Physicist in Cambridge:
"Relaxed working atmosphere."
Pros: Intellectually challenging, requiring a wide range of skills and competencies.
Cons: Certain members of my team can make the job more of a chore than necessary.

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

Physicist in London:
"Physics Or Engineering?"
If you are more commercially minded there are more opportunities as an engineer.

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Experience Affects Physicist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 65%

Experienced
up arrow 28%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
₤34,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 44%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
medical benefits
Vision: 13%
dental benefits
None: 48%
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