Research Scientist Salary

A Research Scientist earns an average salary of £29,857 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Software Development and Bioinformatics. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

£21,792 - £39,590
(Median)
£22K
£30K
£40K
MEDIAN: £29,856
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£11.62 - £20.40
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MEDIAN: £14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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£0£14K£28K£42K
Salary
£21,792 - £39,590  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £3,977  
Profit Sharing
£1,500  
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 - £40,177  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 981
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£11£22£33
Hourly Rate
£11.62 - £20.40  
   
Overtime
£6.50 - £30.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£22K£44K£66K
Bonus
£0.00 - £3,977  
   
Profit Sharing
£1,500  
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 - £40,177  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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Pay by Experience Level for Research Scientist

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £30,087

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Research Scientist Reviews

What is it like working as a Research Scientist?

Research Scientist in Nottingham:
"Variety of work."
Pros: Independently working, seeing a study through from start to finish, satisfaction of completing tasks to a high standard, variety of work.
Cons: Not getting recognition for hard work and extra time spent, including overtime and long hours.

Research Scientist in Cambridge:
"Think out of the box."
Pros: Working in a team, sharing my experience with people coming from different countries and learning new skills.
Cons: Nothing.

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 32%



National Average
₤30,000


Skills That Affect Research Scientist Salaries

Software Development
up arrow 23%

Bioinformatics
up arrow 14%

Physics
up arrow 7%

Chemistry
up arrow 3%

Project Management
up arrow 3%

Material Science
up arrow 2%

Protein Purification
up arrow 1%

Data Analysis
0%

National Average
₤30,000

Molecular Biology
up arrow 1%

Research Analysis
up arrow 1%

Biotechnology
up arrow 3%

biochemistry
up arrow 3%

Virology
up arrow 3%

Python
up arrow 3%

Chemical Process Engineering
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 104 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 48%
dental benefits
Dental: 14%
medical benefits
Vision: 13%
dental benefits
None: 47%
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