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Research Scientist Salary

A Research Scientist earns an average salary of £29,630 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Data Analysis and Bioinformatics. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
£21,785 - £39,264
(Median)
£22K
£30K
£39K
MEDIAN: £29,630
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£9.84 - £72.72
(Median)
£9
£13
£73
MEDIAN: £12.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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£0£14K£28K£42K
Salary
£21,785 - £39,264  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £3,965  
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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£22,083 - £40,086  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 783
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£0£25£50£75
Hourly Rate
£9.84 - £72.72  
   
Overtime
£3.09 - £20.65  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£50K£100K£150K
Bonus
£0.00 - £3,965  
   
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).
)
£22,083 - £40,086  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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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%

Experienced
up arrow 14%


National Average
₤30,000


Skills That Affect Research Scientist Salaries

Data Analysis
up arrow 23%

Bioinformatics
up arrow 15%

Project Management
up arrow 5%

Chemistry
up arrow 3%

Physics
up arrow 3%

Material Science
up arrow 1%

National Average
₤30,000

Molecular Biology
up arrow 1%

biochemistry
up arrow 1%

Biotechnology
up arrow 7%

Chemical Process Engineering
up arrow 7%

Research Analysis
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 95 votes.

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 48% dental benefits Dental: 13%
vision benefits Vision: 12% employee benefits None: 48%