Principal Scientist Salaries

57 SalariesUpdated 26 Mar 2020
Average Base Pay
£51,400/yr
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£41K
Low
£51K
Average
£69K
High
How much does a Principal Scientist make?

The national average salary for a Principal Scientist is £51,400 in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see Principal Scientist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 57 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Scientist employees.

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Average Base Salaries in (GBP)
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GlaxoSmithKline
£49,387/yr
Range: £41K - £60K
10 salaries
£49,387/yr
£41K£60K
Immunocore
£52,200/yr
Range: £48K - £62K
6 salaries
£52,200/yr
£48K£62K
UCB
£55,396/yr
Range: £50K - £64K
5 salaries
£55,396/yr
£50K£64K
AstraZeneca
£64,345/yr
Range: £60K - £82K
3 salaries
£64,345/yr
£60K£82K
Defence Science and Technology Laboratory
£46,478/yr
Range: £46K - £68K
3 salaries
£46,478/yr
£46K£68K
Novartis
£47,298/yr
Range: £41K - £54K
2 salaries
About
£41K - £54K
£41K£54K
Pfizer Limited
£57,230/yr
Range: £52K - £64K
2 salaries
About
£52K - £64K
£52K£64K

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Atkins
£48,123/yr
Range: £46K - £50K
1 employee salary or estimate
About
£46K - £50K
£46K£50K
Nationwide Building Society
£70,195/yr
Range: £68K - £73K
1 employee salary or estimate
About
£68K - £73K
£68K£73K
BAE Systems UK
£44,277/yr
Range: £42K - £46K
1 employee salary or estimate
About
£42K - £46K
£42K£46K
Procter & Gamble
£80,273/yr
Range: £77K - £84K
1 employee salary or estimate
About
£77K - £84K
£77K£84K
Defence Science and Technology Laboratory
£45,420/yr
Range: £43K - £47K
1 employee salary or estimate
About
£43K - £47K
£43K£47K
Cancer Research UK
£46,430/yr
Range: £44K - £49K
1 employee salary or estimate
About
£44K - £49K
£44K£49K
Johnson Matthey
£38,535/yr
Range: £37K - £40K
1 employee salary or estimate
About
£37K - £40K
£37K£40K
AHVLA
£51,039/yr
Range: £49K - £53K
1 employee salary or estimate
About
£49K - £53K
£49K£53K
Public Health England
£51,696/mo
Range: £49K - £54K
1 employee salary or estimate
About
£49K - £54K
£49K£54K
Pfizer
£56,652/yr
Range: £55K - £59K
1 employee salary or estimate
About
£55K - £59K
£55K£59K
LGC
£47,751/yr
Range: £46K - £50K
1 employee salary or estimate
About
£46K - £50K
£46K£50K
Tata Steel
£39,601/yr
Range: £38K - £42K
1 employee salary or estimate
About
£38K - £42K
£38K£42K
Abcam
£41,778/yr
Range: £40K - £44K
1 employee salary or estimate
About
£40K - £44K
£40K£44K

Recent Salary Reports

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

£51,400
per year
A Principal Scientist in the Oxford Area area reported making £51,400 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Oxford Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
£53,000
per year
A Principal Scientist in the Oxford Area area reported making £53,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Oxford Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
£50,000
per year
A Principal Healthcare Scientist in the Leeds Area area reported making £50,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Leeds Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Hospital
£42,873
per year
A Principal Scientist in the Southend-on-Sea Area area reported making £42,873 per year
Additional Pay
£4k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Southend-on-Sea Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£65,114
per year
A Principal Scientist in the Edinburgh Area area reported making £65,114 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Edinburgh Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
£79,853
per year
A Principal Scientist in the London Area area reported making £79,853 per year
Additional Pay
£15k cash bonus
£10k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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