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How much does a PhD Student make?

Updated 26 Sep 2021
£16,810 /yr
Average Base Pay

4,025 salaries

£14K

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£17K

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£21K

High

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The national average salary for PhD Student is £16,810 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see PhD Student salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 4025 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by PhD Student employees.

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Imperial College London
4.4

Imperial College London

PhD Student

£17,406

 /yr
Range: £13K - £40K
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£13K

£40K

£13,148 - £40,457 Range

University of Cambridge
4.3

University of Cambridge

PhD Student

£15,277

 /yr
Range: £12K - £35K

£12K

£35K

£12,079 - £35,236 Range

University College London
4.3

University College London

PhD Student

£17,437

 /yr
Range: £14K - £33K

£14K

£33K

£14,140 - £33,071 Range

Oxford University
4.3

Oxford University

PhD Student

£15,350

 /yr
Range: £13K - £31K

£13K

£31K

£13,260 - £31,367 Range

University of Edinburgh
4.2

University of Edinburgh

PhD Student

£15,419

 /yr
Range: £12K - £24K

£12K

£24K

£12,413 - £24,449 Range

University of Manchester
4.3

University of Manchester

PhD Student

£15,288

 /yr
Range: £13K - £34K

£13K

£34K

£12,805 - £34,277 Range

King's College London
4.1

King's College London

PhD Student

£17,358

 /yr
Range: £15K - £36K

£15K

£36K

£14,777 - £35,672 Range

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University of Southampton
4.2

University of Southampton

PhD Student

£15,351

 /yr
Range: £12K - £23K

£12K

£23K

£12,186 - £22,567 Range

University of Nottingham
4.3

University of Nottingham

PhD Student

£15,274

 /yr
Range: £10K - £22K

£10K

£22K

£9,778 - £21,527 Range

University of Leeds
4.3

University of Leeds

PhD Student

£15,231

 /yr
Range: £12K - £24K

£12K

£24K

£12,000 - £24,372 Range

University of Bristol
4.3

University of Bristol

PhD Student

£15,401

 /yr
Range: £12K - £25K

£12K

£25K

£12,186 - £25,355 Range

University of Warwick
4.3

University of Warwick

PhD Student

£15,269

 /yr
Range: £13K - £19K

£13K

£19K

£13,249 - £19,056 Range

Queen Mary, University of London
4.2

Queen Mary, University of London

PhD Student

£17,263

 /yr
Range: £15K - £25K

£15K

£25K

£15,472 - £25,000 Range

University of Sheffield
4.4

University of Sheffield

PhD Student

£15,294

 /yr
Range: £14K - £21K

£14K

£21K

£14,256 - £21,039 Range

University of Birmingham
4.2

University of Birmingham

PhD Student

£15,320

 /yr
Range: £14K - £25K

£14K

£25K

£13,885 - £24,828 Range

University of Strathclyde
4.5

University of Strathclyde

PhD Student

£15,253

 /yr
Range: £11K - £20K

£11K

£20K

£11,129 - £20,366 Range

University of Glasgow
4.3

University of Glasgow

PhD Student

£15,274

 /yr
Range: £12K - £25K

£12K

£25K

£12,253 - £25,428 Range

Cardiff University
4.3

Cardiff University

PhD Student

£15,102

 /yr
Range: £12K - £30K

£12K

£30K

£12,219 - £30,108 Range

Queen's University Belfast
4.1

Queen's University Belfast

PhD Student

£15,076

 /yr
Range: £14K - £20K

£14K

£20K

£14,000 - £19,534 Range

Heriot-Watt University
4.3

Heriot-Watt University

PhD Student

£15,288

 /yr
Range: £14K - £19K

£14K

£19K

£14,208 - £18,994 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a PhD Student salaries

The national average salary for a PhD Student is £16,810 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see a PhD Student salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 4025 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a PhD Student employees.

The highest salary for a PhD Student in United Kingdom is £20,899 per year.

The lowest salary for a PhD Student in United Kingdom is £13,521 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent phd student salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

£15,600
per year
A PhD Student in the Belfast Area area reported making £15,600 per year
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Belfast Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
£1,440
monthly
A PhD Student in the London Area area reported making £1,440 per month
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1-2 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Government
£17,000
per year
A PhD Student - Stipend in the London Area area reported making £17,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
£17,000
per year
A PhD Student in the London Area area reported making £17,000 per year
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3-4 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
£12,850
per year
A PhD Student in the Manchester Area area reported making £12,850 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Manchester Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£1,200
monthly
A PhD Student in the Cardiff Area area reported making £1,200 per month
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Cardiff Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
£1,750
monthly
A PhD Student in the London Area area reported making £1,750 per month
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Non-profit Organisation
£15,000
per year
A PhD Student in the Cardiff Area area reported making £15,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Cardiff Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
£15,000
per year
A PhD Student in the Cambridge Area area reported making £15,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Cambridge Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
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