How much does a Research Assistant make?

Updated 2 Dec 2021
£28,799 /yr
Average Base Pay

1,906 salaries

£21K

Low

£29K

Average

£39K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The average salary for Research Assistant is £28,799 per year in the United Kingdom. The average additional cash compensation for a Research Assistant in the United Kingdom is undefined, with a range from undefined - undefined. Salaries estimates are based on 1906 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Research Assistant employees in the United Kingdom.

Seniority Levels

L2
Research Assistant£28,799 /yr
L3
Senior Research Assistant£35,195 /yr
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Imperial College London
4.4

Imperial College London

Research Assistant

£36,392

 /yr
Range: £15K - £48K
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£15K

£48K

£15,456 - £48,300 Range

University of Cambridge
4.3

University of Cambridge

Research Assistant

£28,698

 /yr
Range: £16K - £36K

£16K

£36K

£15,500 - £36,145 Range

University College London
4.3

University College London

Research Assistant

£31,927

 /yr
Range: £20K - £38K

£20K

£38K

£19,591 - £38,203 Range

King's College London
4.1

King's College London

Research Assistant

£33,465

 /yr
Range: £22K - £47K

£22K

£47K

£21,753 - £47,002 Range

Oxford University
4.2

Oxford University

Research Assistant

£30,813

 /yr
Range: £16K - £41K

£16K

£41K

£15,667 - £41,286 Range

University of Glasgow
4.3

University of Glasgow

Research Assistant

£30,947

 /yr
Range: £21K - £40K

£21K

£40K

£20,641 - £39,524 Range

NHS
4

NHS

Research Assistant

£25,000

 /yr
Range: £19K - £41K

£19K

£41K

£18,801 - £41,434 Range

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University of Edinburgh
4.2

University of Edinburgh

Research Assistant

£30,128

 /yr
Range: £21K - £41K

£21K

£41K

£21,322 - £41,282 Range

Sanger Institute
3.6

Sanger Institute

Research Assistant

£21,392

 /yr
Range: £18K - £31K

£18K

£31K

£18,293 - £30,993 Range

Cardiff University
4.2

Cardiff University

Research Assistant

£30,483

 /yr
Range: £18K - £38K

£18K

£38K

£18,014 - £37,670 Range

LSE
4.3

LSE

Research Assistant - Hourly

£18

 /hr
Range: £9 - £20

£9

£20

£9 - £20 Range

Bank of England
3.8

Bank of England

Research Assistant

£22,000

 /yr
Range: £20K - £28K

£20K

£28K

£20,220 - £27,861 Range

Oxford University
4.2

Oxford University

Research Assistant - Hourly Contractor

£15

 /hr
Range: £11 - £19

£11

£19

£11 - £19 Range

University of Manchester
4.3

University of Manchester

Research Assistant

£27,642

 /yr
Range: £15K - £35K

£15K

£35K

£14,651 - £34,833 Range

University of Newcastle (UK)
4.5

University of Newcastle (UK)

Research Assistant

£28,990

 /yr
Range: £16K - £33K

£16K

£33K

£15,963 - £32,667 Range

Queen Mary, University of London
4.2

Queen Mary, University of London

Research Assistant

£33,026

 /yr
Range: £25K - £46K

£25K

£46K

£24,975 - £46,198 Range

University of Strathclyde
4.5

University of Strathclyde

Research Assistant

£29,793

 /yr
Range: £26K - £34K

£26K

£34K

£26,104 - £34,055 Range

University of Bristol
4.3

University of Bristol

Research Assistant

£35,806

 /yr
Range: £23K - £41K

£23K

£41K

£23,000 - £41,479 Range

Bank of England
3.8

Bank of England

Research Assistant - Intern

£22,007

 /yr
Range: £20K - £25K

£20K

£25K

£20,320 - £24,844 Range

Oxford University
4.2

Oxford University

Research Assistant - Hourly

£15

 /hr
Range: £8 - £18

£8

£18

£8 - £18 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Research Assistant salaries

The national average salary for a Research Assistant is £28,799 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see a Research Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1906 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Research Assistant employees.

The highest salary for a Research Assistant in United Kingdom is £38,740 per year.

The lowest salary for a Research Assistant in United Kingdom is £21,409 per year.