Principal Scientist Salary (United Kingdom)

The average pay for a Principal Scientist is £46,564 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Principal Scientist Salary (?
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£34,909 - £65,889
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MEDIAN: £46,563
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National Salary Data

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£0£25K£50K£75K
Salary
£34,909 - £65,889  
   
Bonus
£515 - £10,033  
Profit Sharing
£983 - £1,032  
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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£35,391 - £73,662  
PayScale
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 97
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Pay by Experience Level for Principal Scientist

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

Pay Difference By Location

London
up arrow 27%
National Average
₤48,000
Cambridge
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Experience Affects Principal Scientist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 9%
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
National Average
₤48,000
Late-Career
up arrow 7%
Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
18%
female alumni
 
Male
82%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 16%
vision benefits Vision: 7% employee benefits None: 22%
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