The average salary for a Physicist is £34,145 per year.

£24,286 - £50,623
£24K
£35K
£51K
MEDIAN: £35,103
10%
50%
90%
£0£53K
Salary £24,286 - £50,623
Bonus £101 - £19,727
Profit Sharing £850
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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£24,316 - £53,286
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 19 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 79

Physicist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Physicist

Pay by Experience for a Physicist has a positive trend. An entry-level Physicist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤30,000 based on 39 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Physicist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤36,000 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Physicist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤41,000 based on 23 salaries. A Physicist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤41,000 based on 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £35,331

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Physicist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Physicist?

Physicist in Cambridge:
"Relaxed working atmosphere."
Pros: Intellectually challenging, requiring a wide range of skills and competencies.
Cons: Certain members of my team can make the job more of a chore than necessary.

Physicist in London:
"Physics Or Engineering?"
If you are more commercially minded there are more opportunities as an engineer.

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Key Stats for Physicist

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Physicist Salaries

Experienced
▲15%

Late-Career
▲15%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
₤35,000

Entry-Level
▼14%

Skills That Affect Physicist Salaries

Software Development Management
▲4%

Data Analysis
▲3%

National Average
₤35,000

Physics
▼3%

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 30%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
vision benefits
Vision: 7%
no benefits
None: 66%