A Research Scientist earns an average salary of £29,624 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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£21,743 - £39,458
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MEDIAN: £29,623
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Research Scientist Total Pay (?
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£9.80 - £73.40
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National Salary Data

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£0£14K£28K£42K
Salary
£21,743 - £39,458  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £4,132  
Profit Sharing
£122.82 - £2,534  
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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£22,111 - £40,861  
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Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 703
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
£9.80 - £73.40  
   
Overtime
£8.62 - £20.80  
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£0£50K£100K£150K
Bonus
£0.00 - £4,132  
   
Profit Sharing
£122.82 - £2,534  
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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£22,111 - £40,861  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 703
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Pay Difference By Location
Bedford
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Liverpool
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Slough
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Manchester
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Glasgow
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Oxford
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Southampton
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Cardiff
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Belfast
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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 37%
Experienced
up arrow 15%
Mid-Career
up arrow 5%
National Average
₤30,000

Skills That Affect Research Scientist Salaries

Bioinformatics
up arrow 15%
Chemistry
up arrow 5%
Material Science
up arrow 2%
biochemistry
up arrow 1%
National Average
₤30,000
Chemical Process Engineering
up arrow 1%
Research Analysis
up arrow 2%
Molecular Biology
up arrow 3%
Biotechnology
up arrow 6%
Product Development
up arrow 17%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 74 votes.
Gender
Female
36%
female alumni
 
Male
64%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
4%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 47% dental benefits Dental: 12%
vision benefits Vision: 11% employee benefits None: 50%
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