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Principal Scientist Salary

The average pay for a Principal Scientist is £46,612 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.

£35,427 - £66,228
(Median)
£35K
£47K
£66K
MEDIAN: £46,611
10%
50%
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£0£25K£50K£75K
Salary
£35,427 - £66,228  
   
Bonus
£817 - £9,863  
Profit Sharing
£968 - £1,017  
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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£35,972 - £72,112  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 123

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Pay by Experience Level for Principal Scientist

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

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Experience Affects Principal Scientist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
₤48,000

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 17%
vision benefits Vision: 8% employee benefits None: 22%