Physicist Salary

A Physicist earns an average salary of £33,453 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

£24,911 - £46,706

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£24,911 - £46,706  
£0.00 - £5,120  
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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).
£25,203 - £49,377  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 101
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Pay by Experience Level for Physicist

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

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Experience Affects Physicist Salaries

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National Average

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Job Satisfaction

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


16 %
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 42% dental benefits Dental: 9%
vision benefits Vision: 14% employee benefits None: 49%