The average salary for a Principal Scientist is £46,213 per year.

£37,035 - £66,804
£37K
£49K
£67K
MEDIAN: £48,839
10%
50%
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£0£71K
Salary £37,035 - £66,804
Bonus £976 - £10,084
Profit Sharing £4,000
Total Pay (?
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£37,324 - £71,647
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 66

Principal Scientist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Principal Scientist

Pay by Experience for a Principal Scientist has a positive trend. An entry-level Principal Scientist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤38,000 based on 12 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Principal Scientist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤48,000 based on 24 salaries. An experienced Principal Scientist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤50,000 based on 34 salaries. A Principal Scientist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤63,000 based on 17 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £49,899

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Key Stats for Principal Scientist

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
26%

Experience Affects Principal Scientist Salaries

Late-Career
▲26%

▼0%

National Average
₤50,000

▼4%

Entry-Level
▼24%

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 47%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 18%
no benefits
None: 42%