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Principal Scientist Salary

The average pay for a Principal Scientist is £47,576 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.
£35,353 - £66,932
(Median)
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48K
56K
67K
MEDIAN: £47,575
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£0£25K£50K£75K
Salary
£35,353 - £66,932  
   
Bonus
£789 - £10,045  
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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£35,889 - £73,523  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 110
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Pay by Experience Level for Principal Scientist

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

Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Principal Scientist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 6%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
₤49,000

Late-Career
up arrow 6%

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 15%
vision benefits Vision: 7% employee benefits None: 21%