Principal Scientist Salary

The average pay for a Principal Scientist is £46,479 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

£35,239 - £64,414
(Median)
£35K
£46K
£64K
MEDIAN: £46,478
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National Salary Data (?
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£0£24K£48K£72K
Salary
£35,239 - £64,414  
   
Bonus
£496.65 - £10,289  
Profit Sharing
£1,000  
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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£35,661 - £71,432  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 151
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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 3%

Late-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
₤48,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 14%
medical benefits
Vision: 10%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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