Research Scientist Salary

A Research Scientist earns an average salary of £29,729 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Bioinformatics and Software Development. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

£21,762 - £39,142
(Median)
£22K
£30K
£39K
MEDIAN: £29,729
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£9.91 - £20.40
(Median)
£9
£13
£20
MEDIAN: £12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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£0£14K£28K£42K
Salary
£21,762 - £39,142  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £4,007  
Profit Sharing
£700 - £3,132  
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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£22,053 - £39,719  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 862
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£7£14£21
Hourly Rate
£9.91 - £20.40  
   
Overtime
£3.06 - £20.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£14K£28K£42K
Bonus
£0.00 - £4,007  
   
Profit Sharing
£700 - £3,132  
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).
)
£22,053 - £39,719  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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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 28%



National Average
₤30,000


Skills That Affect Research Scientist Salaries

Bioinformatics
up arrow 15%

Software Development
up arrow 14%

Physics
up arrow 5%

Project Management
up arrow 5%

Chemistry
up arrow 3%

Material Science
up arrow 1%

National Average
₤30,000

Molecular Biology
up arrow 2%

Data Analysis
up arrow 2%

Research Analysis
up arrow 4%

biochemistry
up arrow 4%

Chemical Process Engineering
up arrow 5%


Protein Purification
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 109 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 46% dental benefits Dental: 13%
vision benefits Vision: 12% employee benefits None: 49%
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