How much does a Postdoctoral Fellow make?

Updated 13 May 2021
£36,327 /yr
Average Base Pay

411 salaries

£31K

Low

£36K

Average

£43K

High

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The national average salary for a Postdoctoral Fellow is £36,327 in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see Postdoctoral Fellow salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 411 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Postdoctoral Fellow employees.

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Oxford University
4.3

Oxford University

Postdoctoral Fellow

£35,601

 /yr
Range: £27K - £45K
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£27K

£45K

£26,618 - £45,485 Range

The Francis Crick Institute
4.1

The Francis Crick Institute

Postdoctoral Fellow

£40,184

 /yr
Range: £31K - £44K

£31K

£44K

£31,286 - £43,837 Range

University of Cambridge
4.4

University of Cambridge

Postdoctoral Fellow

£33,611

 /yr
Range: £26K - £65K

£26K

£65K

£26,453 - £64,580 Range

Sanger Institute
4.1

Sanger Institute

Postdoctoral Fellow

£35,377

 /yr
Range: £33K - £43K

£33K

£43K

£32,803 - £42,512 Range

University College London
4.3

University College London

Postdoctoral Fellow

£37,477

 /yr
Range: £26K - £45K

£26K

£45K

£26,321 - £45,247 Range

University of Edinburgh
4.2

University of Edinburgh

Postdoctoral Fellow

£34,540

 /yr
Range: £33K - £40K

£33K

£40K

£33,021 - £40,430 Range

The Institute of Cancer Research
4.1

The Institute of Cancer Research

Postdoctoral Fellow

£38,174

 /yr
Range: £33K - £43K

£33K

£43K

£33,204 - £42,733 Range

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Imperial College London
4.3

Imperial College London

Postdoctoral Fellow

£39,772

 /yr
Range: £35K - £45K

£35K

£45K

£35,000 - £45,289 Range

Medical Research Council
4

Medical Research Council

Postdoctoral Fellow

£32,201

 /yr
Range: £29K - £34K

£29K

£34K

£28,696 - £34,021 Range

AstraZeneca
4.2

AstraZeneca

Postdoctoral Fellow

£39,505

 /yr
Range: £35K - £47K

£35K

£47K

£35,484 - £46,535 Range

King's College London
4.2

King's College London

Postdoctoral Fellow

£40,842

 /yr
Range: £37K - £46K

£37K

£46K

£37,198 - £45,743 Range

University of Leeds
4.3

University of Leeds

Postdoctoral Fellow

£35,096

 /yr
Range: £34K - £41K

£34K

£41K

£34,237 - £41,403 Range

Oxford University
4.3

Oxford University

Postdoctoral Fellow - Contractor

£36,355

 /yr
Range: £35K - £45K

£35K

£45K

£34,986 - £44,638 Range

University of Manchester
4.3

University of Manchester

Postdoctoral Fellow

£36,698

 /yr
Range: £26K - £40K

£26K

£40K

£25,984 - £39,759 Range

University of Southampton
4.2

University of Southampton

Postdoctoral Fellow

£31,434

 /yr
Range: £30K - £35K

£30K

£35K

£30,165 - £35,096 Range

University of Cambridge
4.4

University of Cambridge

Postdoctoral Fellow - Contractor

£33,650

 /yr
Range: £29K - £36K

£29K

£36K

£28,942 - £35,664 Range

University of Nottingham
4.3

University of Nottingham

Postdoctoral Fellow

£35,229

 /yr
Range: £30K - £41K

£30K

£41K

£30,331 - £41,130 Range

University of Birmingham
4.3

University of Birmingham

Postdoctoral Fellow

£33,507

 /yr
Range: £28K - £41K

£28K

£41K

£28,231 - £40,905 Range

University of Dundee
4.2

University of Dundee

Postdoctoral Fellow

£33,358

 /yr
Range: £20K - £38K

£20K

£38K

£20,296 - £37,931 Range

European Bioinformatics Institute
4.2

European Bioinformatics Institute

Postdoctoral Fellow

£32,943

 /yr
Range: £30K - £55K

£30K

£55K

£30,060 - £55,000 Range

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Frequently asked questions about Postdoctoral Fellow salaries

The average salary for a Postdoctoral Fellow is £36,327 in United Kingdom. Salaries estimates are based on 411 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Postdoctoral Fellow employees in United Kingdom.

The highest salary for a Postdoctoral Fellow in United Kingdom is £42,954 per year.

The lowest salary for a Postdoctoral Fellow in United Kingdom is £30,723 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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£37,000
per year
A Postdoctoral Fellow in the Cambridge Area area reported making £37,000 per year
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3-4 years experience
Cambridge Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
£40,000
per year
A Postdoctoral Fellow in the Oxford Area area reported making £40,000 per year
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8-10 years experience
Oxford Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
College / University
£28,000
per year
A Postdoctoral Fellow in the London Area area reported making £28,000 per year
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1-2 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
£36,355
per year
A Postdoctoral Fellow in the Cambridge Area area reported making £36,355 per year
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3-4 years experience
Cambridge Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Non-profit Organisation
£40,322
per year
A Postdoctoral Fellow in the Edinburgh Area area reported making £40,322 per year
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5-7 years experience
Edinburgh Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
£46,743
per year
A Postdoctoral Fellow in the Cambridge Area area reported making £46,743 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Cambridge Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Non-profit Organisation
£34,010
per year
A Postdoctoral Fellow in the Southampton Area area reported making £34,010 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Southampton Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
£37,000
per year
A Postdoctoral Fellow in the Stoke-on-Trent Area area reported making £37,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Stoke-on-Trent Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£32,623
per year
A Postdoctoral Fellow in the Edinburgh Area area reported making £32,623 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Edinburgh Area area
Temporary
 
10000+ employees
College / University
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