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Average Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology Salary in United Kingdom

£39,240
Avg. Salary
£3,232
Bonus
£1,400
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The average salary for a Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology in United Kingdom is £39,240.
10%
£31k
MEDIAN
£39k
90%
£48k
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£31k - £48k
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£750 - £6k
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What Do Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnologies Do?

Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology Tasks
  • Lead the formulation, development, and optimization of new programs, designs, and prototypes.
  • Participate in research formulating and writing with other staff.
  • Assess new technologies and future applications of technologies.
  • Propose, plan, and manage research projects, report preparation, and presentation of findings.

Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology

The top respondents for the job title Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology are from the companies UCB Chemicals Corp./Ucb Pharma Inc., GlaxoSmithKline and AstraZeneca. Reported salaries are highest at UCB Chemicals Corp./Ucb Pharma Inc. where the average pay is £45,235. GlaxoSmithKline pays the lowest at around £37,189.

Career Paths

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Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology
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What Are Popular Skills for Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnologies?

Skills in Molecular Biology and Data Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Product Development, Project Management and Biotechnology.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnologies?

An entry-level Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £34,000 based on 5 salaries. An early career Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £37,445 based on 53 salaries. A mid-career Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £39,970 based on 84 salaries. An experienced Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £40,197 based on 45 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £40,829.
Employees with Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 14.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Slough, England: Berkshire (12.0% more) and Oxford, England: Oxfordshire (2.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Manchester, England: Manchester (7.3% less), Stevenage, England: Hertfordshire (6.5% less) and Abingdon, England: Oxfordshire (3.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 199 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.5%
Early Career
26.6%
Mid Career
42.2%
Experienced
22.6%
Late Career
6.0%