How much does a Research Assistant/Research Associate make?

Updated 6 Jan 2022
£36,030 /yr
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3,046 salaries

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£48K

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How much does a Research Assistant/Research Associate make? The national average salary for a Research Assistant/Research Associate is £36,030 in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see Research Assistant/Research Associate salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 3,046 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Research Assistant/Research Associate employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Associate Research Assistant£36,030 /yr
L3
Senior Research Assistant£35,195 /yr
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University of Cambridge
4.3

University of Cambridge

Research Associate

£36,104

 /yr
Range: £23K - £48K
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£23K

£48K

£22,881 - £48,038 Range

Imperial College London
4.4

Imperial College London

Research Associate

£43,497

 /yr
Range: £11K - £58K

£11K

£58K

£10,810 - £58,290 Range

Imperial College London
4.4

Imperial College London

Postdoctoral Research Associate

£41,821

 /yr
Range: £29K - £422K

£29K

£422K

£28,514 - £422,026 Range

University of Cambridge
4.3

University of Cambridge

Postdoctoral Research Associate

£35,566

 /yr
Range: £28K - £365K

£28K

£365K

£27,996 - £365,019 Range

University College London
4.3

University College London

Research Associate

£39,784

 /yr
Range: £28K - £444K

£28K

£444K

£27,892 - £444,109 Range

Imperial College London
4.4

Imperial College London

Research Assistant

£37,301

 /yr
Range: £16K - £49K

£16K

£49K

£15,830 - £49,163 Range

Oxford University
4.3

Oxford University

Postdoctoral Research Associate

£35,770

 /yr
Range: £28K - £54K

£28K

£54K

£27,667 - £53,767 Range

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Oxford University
4.3

Oxford University

Postdoctoral Researcher

£36,188

 /yr
Range: £28K - £52K

£28K

£52K

£27,584 - £52,210 Range

University of Manchester
4.2

University of Manchester

Research Associate

£35,688

 /yr
Range: £29K - £48K

£29K

£48K

£29,429 - £47,741 Range

University of Cambridge
4.3

University of Cambridge

Research Assistant

£29,275

 /yr
Range: £16K - £37K

£16K

£37K

£15,875 - £37,020 Range

University College London
4.3

University College London

Research Assistant

£32,699

 /yr
Range: £20K - £39K

£20K

£39K

£20,051 - £39,127 Range

University College London
4.3

University College London

Postdoctoral Research Associate

£39,249

 /yr
Range: £31K - £48K

£31K

£48K

£31,134 - £48,139 Range

King's College London
4.1

King's College London

Research Associate

£40,632

 /yr
Range: £33K - £55K

£33K

£55K

£32,950 - £54,865 Range

University of Bristol
4.3

University of Bristol

Research Associate

£36,265

 /yr
Range: £34K - £48K

£34K

£48K

£33,789 - £47,741 Range

King's College London
4.1

King's College London

Research Assistant

£34,102

 /yr
Range: £22K - £48K

£22K

£48K

£22,279 - £48,139 Range

Oxford University
4.3

Oxford University

Research Assistant

£31,566

 /yr
Range: £16K - £43K

£16K

£43K

£16,046 - £42,976 Range

University of Manchester
4.2

University of Manchester

Postdoctoral Research Associate

£35,353

 /yr
Range: £30K - £49K

£30K

£49K

£29,705 - £49,048 Range

Ipsos
3.7

Ipsos

Research Executive

£27,675

 /yr
Range: £24K - £31K

£24K

£31K

£24,047 - £31,297 Range

Ipsos
3.7

Ipsos

Research Manager

£37,434

 /yr
Range: £34K - £46K

£34K

£46K

£34,106 - £46,424 Range

University of Sheffield
4.4

University of Sheffield

Research Associate

£35,075

 /yr
Range: £28K - £42K

£28K

£42K

£27,801 - £42,104 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Research Assistant/Research Associate salaries

The national average salary for a Research Assistant/Research Associate is £36,030 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see a Research Assistant/Research Associate salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 3046 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Research Assistant/Research Associate employees.

The highest salary for a Research Assistant/Research Associate in United Kingdom is £48,425 per year.

The lowest salary for a Research Assistant/Research Associate in United Kingdom is £26,807 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent associate research assistant salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

£32,000
per year
A Research Associate in the Glasgow Area area reported making £32,000 per year
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5-7 years experience
Glasgow Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
£28,000
per year
A Research Associate in the Norwich Area area reported making £28,000 per year
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1-2 years experience
Norwich Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
£35,000
per year
A Research Associate in the Bristol Area area reported making £35,000 per year
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5-7 years experience
Bristol Area area
Temporary
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
£33,000
per year
A Research Associate in the Sheffield Area area reported making £33,000 per year
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1-2 years experience
Sheffield Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
£45,000
per year
A Research Associate in the London Area area reported making £45,000 per year
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3-4 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
£45,000
per year
A Research Associate in the London Area area reported making £45,000 per year
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3-4 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
£16
hourly
A Research Associate in the Birmingham Area area reported making £16 per hour
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1-2 years experience
Birmingham Area area
Part-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
£31,406
per year
A Research Associate in the Swansea Area area reported making £31,406 per year
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Swansea Area area
Contract
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
£39,000
per year
A Research Associate in the London Area area reported making £39,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
£41,526
per year
A Research Associate in the Edinburgh Area area reported making £41,526 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Edinburgh Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
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