How much does a Research Associate make?

Updated 22 Sep 2021
£35,945 /yr
Average Base Pay

2,812 salaries

£27K

Low

£36K

Average

£48K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Research Associate is £35,945 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see Research Associate salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2812 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Research Associate employees.

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Associate Research Assistant£36,037 /yr
L3
Senior Research Assistant£35,052 /yr
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University of Cambridge
4.3

University of Cambridge

Research Associate

£35,153

 /yr
Range: £22K - £46K
335 salaries
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£22K

£46K

£21,762 - £46,362 Range

Imperial College London
4.4

Imperial College London

Research Associate

£41,298

 /yr
Range: £10K - £56K

£10K

£56K

£10,433 - £56,256 Range

University College London
4.3

University College London

Research Associate

£38,386

 /yr
Range: £29K - £50K

£29K

£50K

£29,454 - £50,000 Range

University of Manchester
4.3

University of Manchester

Research Associate

£34,375

 /yr
Range: £28K - £46K

£28K

£46K

£28,402 - £46,075 Range

King's College London
4.1

King's College London

Research Associate

£39,215

 /yr
Range: £32K - £52K

£32K

£52K

£32,000 - £51,622 Range

University of Bristol
4.3

University of Bristol

Research Associate

£35,223

 /yr
Range: £33K - £46K

£33K

£46K

£32,610 - £46,075 Range

University of Sheffield
4.4

University of Sheffield

Research Associate

£34,070

 /yr
Range: £27K - £41K

£27K

£41K

£27,000 - £41,000 Range

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University of Newcastle (UK)
4.5

University of Newcastle (UK)

Research Associate

£33,366

 /yr
Range: £28K - £41K

£28K

£41K

£28,054 - £41,031 Range

University of Glasgow
4.3

University of Glasgow

Research Associate

£37,666

 /yr
Range: £31K - £46K

£31K

£46K

£30,717 - £46,075 Range

University of Edinburgh
4.2

University of Edinburgh

Research Associate

£36,725

 /yr
Range: £26K - £46K

£26K

£46K

£26,471 - £46,075 Range

CoStar Group
2.9

CoStar Group

Research Associate

£34,579

 /yr
Range: £22K - £46K

£22K

£46K

£22,325 - £46,075 Range

Cardiff University
4.3

Cardiff University

Research Associate

£36,818

 /yr
Range: £28K - £51K

£28K

£51K

£27,645 - £50,587 Range

University of Strathclyde
4.5

University of Strathclyde

Research Associate

£34,238

 /yr
Range: £30K - £47K

£30K

£47K

£30,000 - £47,019 Range

Loughborough University
4.3

Loughborough University

Research Associate

£33,226

 /yr
Range: £30K - £39K

£30K

£39K

£30,138 - £39,196 Range

Imperial College London
4.4

Imperial College London

Research Associate - Contractor

£41,052

 /yr
Range: £35K - £49K

£35K

£49K

£35,473 - £48,770 Range

University of Manchester
4.3

University of Manchester

Research Associate - Contractor

£33,538

 /yr
Range: £13K - £39K

£13K

£39K

£13,395 - £38,666 Range

Heriot-Watt University
4.3

Heriot-Watt University

Research Associate

£36,071

 /yr
Range: £30K - £46K

£30K

£46K

£30,000 - £46,460 Range

Oxford University
4.3

Oxford University

Research Associate

£36,550

 /yr
Range: £31K - £51K

£31K

£51K

£30,548 - £51,195 Range

University of Bath
4.5

University of Bath

Research Associate

£35,431

 /yr
Range: £25K - £46K

£25K

£46K

£25,281 - £46,075 Range

Lancaster University
4.5

Lancaster University

Research Associate

£31,255

 /yr
Range: £28K - £34K

£28K

£34K

£28,279 - £34,277 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Research Associate salaries

The national average salary for a Research Associate is £35,945 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see a Research Associate salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2812 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Research Associate employees.

The highest salary for a Research Associate in United Kingdom is £47,631 per year.

The lowest salary for a Research Associate in United Kingdom is £27,126 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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

£32,000
per year
A Research Associate in the Manchester Area area reported making £32,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Manchester Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£34,900
per year
A Post Doctoral Research Associate in the Cambridge Area area reported making £34,900 per year
Job Highlights
Cambridge Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
£27,000
per year
A Research Associate in the Nottingham Area area reported making £27,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Nottingham Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
£24,500
per year
A Research Associate I in the Cambridge Area area reported making £24,500 per year
Additional Pay
£500 cash bonus
£8k stock bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Cambridge Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
£51,000
per year
A Research Associate in the Cambridge Area area reported making £51,000 per year
Additional Pay
£4k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Cambridge Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Public
£31,000
per year
A Research Associate in the Belfast Area area reported making £31,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Belfast Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
£36,000
per year
A Research Associate in the Cambridge Area area reported making £36,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Cambridge Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
£40,500
per year
A Research Associate in the Cambridge Area area reported making £40,500 per year
Additional Pay
£4k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Cambridge Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Public
£40,000
per year
A Research Associate in the London Area area reported making £40,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
£16,831
per year
A Research Associate in the Cardiff Area area reported making £16,831 per year
Job Highlights
Cardiff Area area
Part-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
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