The average salary for a Research Technician in United Kingdom is £22,989.
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Job Description for Research Technician
Research technicians assist scientists with their experiments and research. They primarily work in a lab environment, but may work in an office while analyzing basic data. The duties of a research technician working in the field of chemistry are different from a research technician working in the field of biological research. However, research technicians will usually be required to record test results, monitor experiments, use, clean and maintain equipment, care for lab animals, maintain suppli…Read more
Research Technician Tasks
- Clean, sanitize, maintain, and operate lab equipment.
- May assist with research analysis.
- Assist scientists with research and record findings in the field or lab.
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Popular Skills for Research Technician
Skills in Research Analysis and Protein Purification are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Data Analysis, PCR Analysis and Molecular Biology.
Pay by Experience Level for Research Technician
An early career Research Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £22,596 based on 62 salaries. A mid-career Research Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £25,301 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Research Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £28,868 based on 5 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Research Technician in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 15.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Cambridge, England: Cambridgeshire (7.7% more) and Oxford, England: Oxfordshire (6.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Nottingham, England: Nottinghamshire (21.1% less), Manchester, England: Manchester (10.5% less) and Edinburgh, Scotland: Edinburgh (2.9% less).
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