Research Scientist Salary (United Kingdom)

A Research Scientist earns an average salary of £29,797 per year. A skill in Bioinformatics is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Research Scientist Total Pay (?
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£21,918 - £39,721
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MEDIAN: £29,797
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Research Scientist Total Pay (?
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£9.80 - £73.40
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MEDIAN: £12.00
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National Salary Data

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£0£14K£28K£42K
Salary
£21,918 - £39,721  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £4,000  
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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£22,245 - £40,731  
PayScale
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 745
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£25£50£75
Hourly Rate
£9.80 - £73.40  
   
Overtime
£8.62 - £20.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£50K£100K£150K
Bonus
£0.00 - £4,000  
   
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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£22,245 - £40,731  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 745
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Pay Difference By Location

Liverpool
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Slough
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Glasgow
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Oxford
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Liverpool
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Southampton
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National Average
₤30,000
Edinburgh
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Manchester
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Reading
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Belfast
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Birmingham
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Nottingham
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Research Scientist Reviews

What is it like working as a Research Scientist?
Research Scientist in Nottingham:
Pros: The outcome- at the end of the day I have helped patients by developing relevant screening test. People who I work with.
Cons: No prognosis of the role development. Poor salary.
Research Scientist in Wrexham:
"stress level, problem solving, work flexibility"
Pros: work flexibility, variability of the task, learning new things every day

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Experience Affects Research Scientist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 35%
Experienced
up arrow 14%
National Average
₤30,000

Skills That Affect Research Scientist Salaries

Bioinformatics
up arrow 14%
Chemistry
up arrow 5%
Project Management
up arrow 3%
Physics
up arrow 3%
Material Science
0%
biochemistry
0%
National Average
₤30,000
Molecular Biology
up arrow 2%
Chemical Process Engineering
up arrow 3%
Biotechnology
up arrow 4%
Research Analysis
up arrow 7%

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 85 votes.

Gender

Female
36%
female alumni
 
Male
64%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 47% dental benefits Dental: 12%
vision benefits Vision: 12% employee benefits None: 49%
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