How much does a Research Assistant/Research Associate make?

Updated 21 Oct 2021
£36,030 /yr
Average Base Pay

3,046 salaries

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£48K

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The national average salary for Research Assistant/Research Associate is £36,030 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see Research Assistant/Research Associate salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 3046 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Research Assistant/Research Associate employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Associate Research Assistant£36,030 /yr
L3
Senior Research Assistant£35,195 /yr
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University of Cambridge
4.3

University of Cambridge

Research Associate

£35,153

 /yr
Range: £22K - £46K
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£22K

£46K

£21,762 - £46,362 Range

Imperial College London
4.4

Imperial College London

Research Associate

£41,599

 /yr
Range: £10K - £56K

£10K

£56K

£10,433 - £56,256 Range

Imperial College London
4.4

Imperial College London

Postdoctoral Research Associate

£40,064

 /yr
Range: £27K - £424K

£27K

£424K

£27,287 - £423,748 Range

University of Cambridge
4.3

University of Cambridge

Postdoctoral Research Associate

£34,325

 /yr
Range: £27K - £48K

£27K

£48K

£26,771 - £48,388 Range

University College London
4.3

University College London

Research Associate

£38,386

 /yr
Range: £29K - £53K

£29K

£53K

£29,454 - £52,943 Range

Imperial College London
4.4

Imperial College London

Research Assistant

£36,000

 /yr
Range: £15K - £46K

£15K

£46K

£15,278 - £46,460 Range

Oxford University
4.3

Oxford University

Postdoctoral Research Associate

£34,645

 /yr
Range: £27K - £52K

£27K

£52K

£26,702 - £51,891 Range

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Oxford University
4.3

Oxford University

Postdoctoral Researcher

£34,979

 /yr
Range: £27K - £50K

£27K

£50K

£26,621 - £50,389 Range

University of Manchester
4.3

University of Manchester

Research Associate

£34,375

 /yr
Range: £28K - £46K

£28K

£46K

£28,402 - £46,075 Range

University of Cambridge
4.3

University of Cambridge

Research Assistant

£28,402

 /yr
Range: £15K - £36K

£15K

£36K

£15,321 - £35,728 Range

University College London
4.3

University College London

Postdoctoral Research Associate

£37,982

 /yr
Range: £30K - £46K

£30K

£46K

£30,048 - £46,460 Range

King's College London
4.1

King's College London

Research Associate

£39,342

 /yr
Range: £32K - £52K

£32K

£52K

£32,000 - £51,622 Range

University College London
4.3

University College London

Research Assistant

£31,558

 /yr
Range: £19K - £38K

£19K

£38K

£19,365 - £37,999 Range

University of Bristol
4.3

University of Bristol

Research Associate

£35,223

 /yr
Range: £33K - £46K

£33K

£46K

£32,610 - £46,075 Range

Oxford University
4.3

Oxford University

Research Assistant

£30,465

 /yr
Range: £15K - £41K

£15K

£41K

£15,487 - £40,810 Range

King's College London
4.1

King's College London

Research Assistant

£33,119

 /yr
Range: £22K - £46K

£22K

£46K

£21,502 - £46,460 Range

University of Manchester
4.3

University of Manchester

Postdoctoral Research Associate

£34,159

 /yr
Range: £29K - £47K

£29K

£47K

£28,669 - £47,337 Range

Ipsos
3.6

Ipsos

Research Executive

£26,698

 /yr
Range: £23K - £30K

£23K

£30K

£23,208 - £30,205 Range

Ipsos
3.6

Ipsos

Senior Research Executive

£31,500

 /yr
Range: £27K - £46K

£27K

£46K

£26,927 - £46,460 Range

King's College London
4.1

King's College London

Postdoctoral Research Associate

£39,519

 /yr
Range: £28K - £58K

£28K

£58K

£28,073 - £57,792 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Research Assistant/Research Associate salaries

The national average salary for a Research Assistant/Research Associate is £36,030 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see a Research Assistant/Research Associate salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 3046 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Research Assistant/Research Associate employees.

The highest salary for a Research Assistant/Research Associate in United Kingdom is £48,425 per year.

The lowest salary for a Research Assistant/Research Associate in United Kingdom is £26,807 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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

£41,595
per year
A Research Associate in the London Area area reported making £41,595 per year
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London Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
£32,697
per year
A Research Associate in the Manchester Area area reported making £32,697 per year
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3-4 years experience
Manchester Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£40,000
per year
A Research Associate in the Sheffield Area area reported making £40,000 per year
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10+ years experience
Sheffield Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
£2,074
monthly
A Research Associate in the Cambridge Area area reported making £2,074 per month
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3-4 years experience
Cambridge Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
£40,000
per year
A Research Associate in the Manchester Area area reported making £40,000 per year
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10+ years experience
Manchester Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£38,000
per year
A Research Associate in the Oxford Area area reported making £38,000 per year
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1-2 years experience
Oxford Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
College / University
£29,000
per year
A Research Associate in the Cambridge Area area reported making £29,000 per year
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1-2 years experience
Cambridge Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
£40,300
per year
A Post Doctoral Research Associate in the Liverpool Area area reported making £40,300 per year
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5-7 years experience
Liverpool Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
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