How much does a Postdoctoral Research Associate make?

Updated 21 Oct 2021
£36,984 /yr
Average Base Pay

1,421 salaries

£30K

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£37K

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£46K

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The national average salary for Postdoctoral Research Associate is £36,984 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see Postdoctoral Research Associate salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1421 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Postdoctoral Research Associate employees.

Seniority Levels

L4
Research Assistant IV£33,314 /yr
L6
Postdoctoral Research Assistant£35,764 /yr
Career Path

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£36,740

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£36,889

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£36,656

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£32,295

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Imperial College London
4.4

Imperial College London

Postdoctoral Research Associate

£40,615

 /yr
Range: £28K - £423K
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£28K

£423K

£27,719 - £422,845 Range

University of Cambridge
4.3

University of Cambridge

Postdoctoral Research Associate

£34,806

 /yr
Range: £27K - £49K

£27K

£49K

£27,156 - £48,962 Range

Oxford University
4.3

Oxford University

Postdoctoral Research Associate

£35,030

 /yr
Range: £27K - £53K

£27K

£53K

£27,038 - £52,545 Range

University College London
4.3

University College London

Postdoctoral Research Associate

£38,358

 /yr
Range: £30K - £47K

£30K

£47K

£30,427 - £47,045 Range

University of Manchester
4.3

University of Manchester

Postdoctoral Research Associate

£34,570

 /yr
Range: £29K - £48K

£29K

£48K

£29,031 - £47,934 Range

King's College London
4.1

King's College London

Postdoctoral Research Associate

£40,008

 /yr
Range: £28K - £59K

£28K

£59K

£28,427 - £58,520 Range

University of Edinburgh
4.3

University of Edinburgh

Postdoctoral Research Associate

£36,467

 /yr
Range: £33K - £42K

£33K

£42K

£33,021 - £42,441 Range

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University of Sheffield
4.5

University of Sheffield

Postdoctoral Research Associate

£32,898

 /yr
Range: £26K - £42K

£26K

£42K

£26,200 - £41,615 Range

University of Bristol
4.3

University of Bristol

Postdoctoral Research Associate

£35,990

 /yr
Range: £29K - £54K

£29K

£54K

£28,792 - £53,979 Range

Imperial College London
4.4

Imperial College London

Postdoctoral Research Associate - Contractor

£40,569

 /yr
Range: £36K - £49K

£36K

£49K

£36,170 - £48,605 Range

University of Liverpool
4.2

University of Liverpool

Postdoctoral Research Associate

£36,288

 /yr
Range: £33K - £42K

£33K

£42K

£33,178 - £41,577 Range

Queen Mary, University of London
4.2

Queen Mary, University of London

Postdoctoral Research Associate

£37,072

 /yr
Range: £31K - £45K

£31K

£45K

£30,990 - £45,166 Range

Oxford University
4.3

Oxford University

Postdoctoral Research Associate - Contractor

£35,645

 /yr
Range: £32K - £43K

£32K

£43K

£31,649 - £43,344 Range

University of Cambridge
4.3

University of Cambridge

Postdoctoral Research Associate - Contractor

£34,542

 /yr
Range: £31K - £41K

£31K

£41K

£30,653 - £41,438 Range

Cardiff University
4.2

Cardiff University

Postdoctoral Research Associate

£35,723

 /yr
Range: £33K - £41K

£33K

£41K

£33,416 - £40,673 Range

University of Glasgow
4.3

University of Glasgow

Postdoctoral Research Associate

£37,428

 /yr
Range: £32K - £42K

£32K

£42K

£32,403 - £41,922 Range

University of Manchester
4.3

University of Manchester

Postdoctoral Research Associate - Contractor

£34,672

 /yr
Range: £34K - £38K

£34K

£38K

£33,506 - £38,063 Range

University of Bath
4.4

University of Bath

Postdoctoral Research Associate

£36,068

 /yr
Range: £34K - £42K

£34K

£42K

£33,719 - £41,818 Range

University College London
4.3

University College London

Postdoctoral Research Associate - Contractor

£39,344

 /yr
Range: £35K - £42K

£35K

£42K

£34,505 - £41,806 Range

Heriot-Watt University
4.3

Heriot-Watt University

Postdoctoral Research Associate

£36,775

 /yr
Range: £32K - £47K

£32K

£47K

£32,201 - £47,045 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Postdoctoral Research Associate salaries

The national average salary for a Postdoctoral Research Associate is £36,984 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see a Postdoctoral Research Associate salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1421 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Postdoctoral Research Associate employees.

The highest salary for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in United Kingdom is £46,181 per year.

The lowest salary for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in United Kingdom is £29,618 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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

£34,797
per year
A Postdoctoral Research Assistant in the Aberdeen Area area reported making £34,797 per year
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1-2 years experience
Aberdeen Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
£32,000
per year
A Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Manchester Area area reported making £32,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Manchester Area area
Contract
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£54,000
per year
A Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Bristol Area area reported making £54,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Bristol Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
£31,500
per year
A Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Manchester Area area reported making £31,500 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Manchester Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
£49,000
per year
A Postdoctoral Research Associate in the London Area area reported making £49,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
£33,797
per year
A Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Edinburgh Area area reported making £33,797 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Edinburgh Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
£40,326
per year
A Postdoctoral Research Associate in the London Area area reported making £40,326 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
£36,000
per year
A Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Cambridge Area area reported making £36,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Cambridge Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
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