The average salary for a Physicist is £34,145 per year.

£24,259 - £48,894
£24K
£34K
£49K
MEDIAN: £34,145
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National Salary Data (?
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£0£18K£36K£54K
Salary
£24,259 - £48,894  
   
Bonus
£96.35 - £2,782  
Profit Sharing
£2,750  
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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£24,326 - £51,086  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 77

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Pay by Experience Level for Physicist

Pay by Experience for a Physicist has a positive trend. An entry-level Physicist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 39 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Physicist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Physicist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 23 salaries. A Physicist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £34,552

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Physicist Reviews

Q: 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.

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

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Key Stats for Physicist

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Physicist Salaries

Experienced
▲18%

Late-Career
▲18%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
₤35,000

Entry-Level
▼12%

Skills That Affect Physicist Salaries

Software Development Management
▲7%

Data Analysis
▲5%

Physics
▼0%

National Average
₤35,000

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 36%
dental benefits
Dental: 10%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
no benefits
None: 56%