Principal Scientist Salary

The average pay for a Principal Scientist is £46,651 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.

£35,581 - £64,587
(Median)
£36K
£47K
£65K
MEDIAN: £46,651
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£0£24K£48K£72K
Salary
£35,581 - £64,587  
   
Bonus
£776 - £9,807  
Profit Sharing
£972 - £1,028  
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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£36,161 - £71,199  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 1 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 130
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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 4%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
₤48,000

Late-Career
up arrow 6%

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 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
46%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 17%
vision benefits Vision: 7% employee benefits None: 24%
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