A Physicist earns an average salary of £34,410 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. A skill in Software Development Management is associated with high pay for this job.

£24,045 - £48,296
(Median)
£24K
£34K
£48K
MEDIAN: £34,409
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£0£18K£36K£54K
Salary
£24,045 - £48,296  
   
Bonus
£98.63 - £9,933  
Profit Sharing
£2,580  
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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£24,083 - £51,986  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 81
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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

Experienced
up arrow 16%

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
₤35,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Physicist Salaries

Software Development Management
up arrow 14%

Data Analysis
up arrow 2%

National Average
₤35,000

Physics
up arrow 2%

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 37%
dental benefits
Dental: 11%
medical benefits
Vision: 13%
dental benefits
None: 55%
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