£30,093
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The average pay for a Materials Scientist is £30,093 per year.

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£23,661 - £45,221
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 22 Aug 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 71

Job Description for Materials Scientist

A variety of products - from electronic devices to appliances to prescription drugs to breakfast cereals - are constructed using hundreds or thousands of distinct elements (which themselves may be comprised of several different kinds of materials). The materials scientist examines the chemical properties of natural and man-made materials and finds ways to apply these materials to meet the needs of their company. Materials scientists work to constantly improve the materials and properties of products, using their knowledge of materials on the chemical and structural level to improve products and/or create new ones.

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Materials Scientist Tasks
  • Analyze existing materials and applications to provide solutions and testing for optimization.
  • Write grants and proposals to obtain contracts for production.
  • Directly interact with clients to demonstrate and show products.
  • Develop new compositions or formulas and define specifications for each.
  • Follow protocols to produce, test, and package products.

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Key Stats for Materials Scientist

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Materials Scientist Salaries

Experienced
▲9%

National Average
₤31,000

Mid-Career
▼3%

▼6%

Skills That Affect Materials Scientist Salaries

Material Science
▼0%

National Average
₤31,000

Microsoft Office
▼10%

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 41%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 52%