How much does a PhD Researcher make?

Updated 18 Jun 2021
£17,923 /yr
Average Base Pay

409 salaries

£12K

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£18K

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£27K

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The national average salary for a PhD Researcher is £17,923 in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see PhD Researcher salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 409 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by PhD Researcher employees.

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Imperial College London
4.4

Imperial College London

PhD Researcher

£17,760

 /yr
Range: £15K - £36K
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£15K

£36K

£15,000 - £35,906 Range

University of Nottingham
4.2

University of Nottingham

PhD Researcher

£15,342

 /yr
Range: £11K - £46K

£11K

£46K

£10,735 - £46,336 Range

University College London
4.3

University College London

PhD Researcher

£17,462

 /yr
Range: £16K - £31K

£16K

£31K

£16,339 - £31,474 Range

University of Manchester
4.3

University of Manchester

PhD Researcher

£15,566

 /yr
Range: £13K - £27K

£13K

£27K

£12,590 - £27,125 Range

University of Leeds
4.3

University of Leeds

PhD Researcher

£15,307

 /yr
Range: £14K - £46K

£14K

£46K

£14,218 - £45,953 Range

University of Southampton
4.2

University of Southampton

PhD Researcher

£15,545

 /yr
Range: £14K - £45K

£14K

£45K

£14,000 - £45,000 Range

University of Sheffield
4.4

University of Sheffield

PhD Researcher

£16,159

 /yr
Range: £14K - £46K

£14K

£46K

£14,070 - £46,336 Range

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University of Cambridge
4.3

University of Cambridge

PhD Researcher

£15,234

 /yr
Range: £13K - £20K

£13K

£20K

£13,319 - £20,124 Range

University of Bristol
4.4

University of Bristol

PhD Researcher

£15,435

 /yr
Range: £15K - £45K

£15K

£45K

£14,686 - £45,000 Range

University of Newcastle (UK)
4.4

University of Newcastle (UK)

PhD Researcher

£15,131

 /yr
Range: £14K - £46K

£14K

£46K

£14,349 - £46,336 Range

University of Edinburgh
4.2

University of Edinburgh

PhD Researcher

£15,208

 /yr
Range: £14K - £22K

£14K

£22K

£14,000 - £21,828 Range

University of Birmingham
4.3

University of Birmingham

PhD Researcher

£16,969

 /yr
Range: £15K - £46K

£15K

£46K

£14,669 - £46,336 Range

University of Ulster
4.1

University of Ulster

PhD Researcher

£15,274

 /yr
Range: £15K - £46K

£15K

£46K

£14,629 - £45,953 Range

King's College London
4.2

King's College London

PhD Researcher

£17,546

 /yr
Range: £17K - £51K

£17K

£51K

£16,772 - £51,059 Range

University of Liverpool
4.3

University of Liverpool

PhD Researcher

£15,262

 /yr
Range: £13K - £40K

£13K

£40K

£13,046 - £40,000 Range

Queen's University Belfast
4.1

Queen's University Belfast

PhD Researcher

£14,984

 /yr
Range: £14K - £16K

£14K

£16K

£13,703 - £15,617 Range

Cranfield University
4

Cranfield University

PhD Researcher

£15,388

 /yr
Range: £12K - £87K

£12K

£87K

£12,198 - £86,800 Range

Oxford University
4.3

Oxford University

PhD Researcher

£16,341

 /yr
Range: £13K - £30K

£13K

£30K

£13,333 - £29,838 Range

University of Warwick
4.3

University of Warwick

PhD Researcher

£15,367

 /yr
Range: £14K - £46K

£14K

£46K

£14,061 - £45,953 Range

University of Bath
4.5

University of Bath

PhD Researcher

£15,259

 /yr
Range: £14K - £16K

£14K

£16K

£14,381 - £16,000 Range

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Recent Salary Reports

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£14,000
per year
A PhD Researcher in the Southampton Area area reported making £14,000 per year
Job Highlights
Southampton Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
£15,000
per year
A PhD Researcher in the Milton Keynes Area area reported making £15,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Milton Keynes Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
£14,777
per year
A PhD Researcher in the Aberdeen Area area reported making £14,777 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Aberdeen Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Government
£14,500
per year
A PhD Researcher in the Coventry Area area reported making £14,500 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Coventry Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
£14,000
per year
A PhD Researcher in the Edinburgh Area area reported making £14,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Edinburgh Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
£15,000
per year
A PhD Researcher in the Newcastle upon Tyne Area area reported making £15,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Newcastle upon Tyne Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
£21,000
per year
A Researcher, PhD Candidate in the London Area area reported making £21,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
£20,500
per year
A PhD Researcher in the Bristol Area area reported making £20,500 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Bristol Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
£18,000
per year
A PhD Researcher in the London Area area reported making £18,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
£40,000
per year
A PhD Researcher in the Liverpool Area area reported making £40,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Liverpool Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
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