Principal Research Scientist Salaries in United Kingdom

Updated 10 May 2022
£56,955 /yr
Average Base Pay

11 salaries

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£42K

Low

£57K

Average

£78K

High

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The estimated salary for a Principal Research Scientist is £56,955 per year in the United Kingdom area. This number represents the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role. The typical Principal Research Scientist salary is £56,955. Salaries can range from £41,768 - £77,664. When factoring in additional pay and benefits, Principal Research Scientist in United Kingdom can expect their total pay value to be on average £56,955.

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What are some related job titles for a Principal Research Scientist?

Principal Scientist

£56,494

per year

Assistant Research Scientist

£24,043

per year

Senior Principal Scientist

£36,471

per year

Senior Research Scientist

£47,777

per year

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National Physical Laboratory
3.0

National Physical Laboratory

Principal Research Scientist

£62,814

 /yr
Range: £62K - £65K

£62K

£65K

£62,000 - £64,854 Range

BT
3.6

BT

Principal Research Scientist
About 

£53K -£67K

£53K

£67K

£52,923 - £67,077 Range

BAE Systems
3.9

BAE Systems

Principal Research Scientist
About 

£48K -£54K

£48K

£54K

£47,556 - £54,040 Range

Syngenta
4.2

Syngenta

Principal Research Scientist
About 

£40K -£46K

£40K

£46K

£39,856 - £45,783 Range

Vertex Pharmaceuticals
4.1

Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Principal Research Scientist
About 

£54K -£62K

£54K

£62K

£54,456 - £62,044 Range

University of Cambridge
4.3

University of Cambridge

Principal Research Scientist
About 

£41K -£44K

£41K

£44K

£41,100 - £44,305 Range

Cancer Research UK
4.0

Cancer Research UK

Principal Research Scientist
About 

£50K -£54K

£50K

£54K

£49,708 - £54,344 Range

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Procter & Gamble
4.2

Procter & Gamble

Principal Research Scientist
About 

£70K -£76K

£70K

£76K

£69,853 - £76,284 Range

Rothamsted Research
3.7

Rothamsted Research

Principal Research Scientist
About 

£59K -£63K

£59K

£63K

£58,789 - £62,923 Range

National Oceanograpy Center
3.3

National Oceanograpy Center

Principal Research Scientist
About 

£45K -£49K

£45K

£49K

£45,393 - £49,375 Range

Riverlane
5.0

Riverlane

Principal Research Scientist
About 

£86K -£95K

£86K

£95K

£86,332 - £94,545 Range

Tun Abdul Razak Research Centre
2.8

Tun Abdul Razak Research Centre

Principal Research Scientist
About 

£48K -£52K

£48K

£52K

£47,847 - £51,534 Range

Cerence
3.6

Cerence

Principal Research Scientist
About 

£83K -£89K

£83K

£89K

£82,877 - £89,235 Range

The Francis Crick Institute
4.2

The Francis Crick Institute

Principal Laboratory Research Scientist

£50,075

 /yr
Range: £48K - £52K

£48K

£52K

£47,669 - £52,400 Range

GlaxoSmithKline
3.9

GlaxoSmithKline

Principal Clinical Research Scientist

£62,333

 /yr
Range: £52K - £83K

£52K

£83K

£52,202 - £83,084 Range

GlaxoSmithKline
3.9

GlaxoSmithKline

Principal Clinical Research Scientist/Senior Manager
About 

£84K -£90K

£84K

£90K

£83,529 - £90,444 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Principal Research Scientist salaries

The national average salary for a Principal Research Scientist is £56,955 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see a Principal Research Scientist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 11 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Principal Research Scientist employees.

The highest salary for a Principal Research Scientist in United Kingdom is £77,664 per year.

The lowest salary for a Principal Research Scientist in United Kingdom is £41,768 per year.