The average salary for a Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology with Biotechnology skills in United Kingdom is £38,976.
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Job Description for Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology
Senior research scientists in biotechnology hold a research position which can cover the fields of biology, chemistry, or mathematics. Their research and work may range from academic or industrial projects to developing new products for a company, and they also contribute to the understanding of technical concepts in their fields. Senior research scientists in biotechnology must have strong verbal and written communication skills, as well as problem-solving skills and the ability to handle mult…Read more
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.
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Popular Skills for Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology
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, Research Analysis and Project Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology
An early career Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £36,911 based on 22 salaries. A mid-career Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £39,825 based on 38 salaries. An experienced Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £39,839 based on 19 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £40,000.
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Employees with Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 11.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Cambridge, England: Cambridgeshire (4.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Stevenage, England: Hertfordshire (6.6% less) and Oxford, England: Oxfordshire (1.8% less).
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