Principal Scientist Salaries

140 SalariesUpdated 13 May 2021

Average Base Pay
£56,341 / yr
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The national average salary for a Principal Scientist is £56,341 in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see Principal Scientist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 140 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Principal Scientist employees.

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Principal Scientist

Immunocore

£52,321/yr

Range: £48K - £63K

14 salaries

£52,321/yr
£48K£63K

Principal Scientist

GlaxoSmithKline

£50,000/yr

Range: £41K - £61K

13 salaries

£50,000/yr
£41K£61K

Principal Scientist

UCB

£59,888/yr

Range: £51K - £65K

9 salaries

£59,888/yr
£51K£65K

Principal Scientist

AstraZeneca

£72,000/yr

Range: £61K - £90K

7 salaries

£72,000/yr
£61K£90K

Principal Scientist

Defence Science and Technology Laboratory

£46,334/yr

Range: £45K - £69K

7 salaries

£46,334/yr
£45K£69K

Principal Scientist

Novartis

£48,129/yr

Range: £40K - £65K

4 salaries

£48,129/yr
£40K£65K

Principal Scientist

Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies

£40,111/yr

Range: £36K - £45K

4 salaries

£40,111/yr
£36K£45K

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Principal Scientist

LGC

£52,000/yr

Range: £49K - £55K

3 salaries

£52,000/yr
£49K£55K

Principal Scientist - Monthly

Public Health England

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£5K - £55K

2 salaries

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£5K - £55K
£5K£55K

Principal Scientist

Johnson Matthey

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£37K - £52K

2 salaries

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£37K - £52K
£37K£52K

Principal Scientist

C.K.Group

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£38K - £42K

2 salaries

About
£38K - £42K
£38K£42K

Principal Scientist

IPSEN

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£53K - £59K

2 salaries

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£53K - £59K
£53K£59K

Principal Scientist

Pfizer Limited

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£52K - £65K

2 salaries

About
£52K - £65K
£52K£65K

Principal Scientist

Eli Lilly and Company

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£66K - £84K

2 salaries

About
£66K - £84K
£66K£84K

Principal Scientist

National Institute for Biological Standards and Control

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£64K - £71K

2 salaries

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£64K - £71K
£64K£71K

Principal Scientist

NHS

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£56K - £60K

1 employee salary or estimate

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£56K - £60K
£56K£60K

Principal Scientist

REED

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£91K - £100K

1 employee salary or estimate

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£91K - £100K
£91K£100K

Principal Scientist

UK Ministry of Defence

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£43K - £46K

1 employee salary or estimate

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£43K - £46K
£43K£46K

Principal Scientist

Nationwide Building Society

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£69K - £75K

1 employee salary or estimate

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£69K - £75K
£69K£75K

Principal Scientist

Atkins

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£47K - £51K

1 employee salary or estimate

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£47K - £51K
£47K£51K

Recent Salary Reports

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

£52,000
per year
A Principal Scientist in the Cambridge Area area reported making £52,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Cambridge Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
£60,000
per year
A Principal Research Scientist in the Gloucester Area area reported making £60,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Gloucester Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Government
£58,000
per year
A Principal Scientist in the Slough Area area reported making £58,000 per year
Additional Pay
£10k cash bonus
£8k stock bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Slough Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£55,000
per year
A Principal Scientist in the London Area area reported making £55,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
£72,000
per year
A Principal Scientist in the Cambridge Area area reported making £72,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Cambridge Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£69,083
per year
A Principal Research Scientist in the Slough Area area reported making £69,083 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Slough Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£58,000
per year
A Principal Scientist in the Leeds Area area reported making £58,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Leeds Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Non-profit Organisation
£70,000
per year
A Principal Scientist in the London Area area reported making £70,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£60,000
per year
A Principal Scientist in the Slough Area area reported making £60,000 per year
Additional Pay
£1 cash bonus
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Slough Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
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