How much does a Research Associate make?

Updated 18 Jan 2022
£35,936 /yr
Average Base Pay

2,793 salaries

£27K

Low

£36K

Average

£48K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a Research Associate make? The national average salary for a Research Associate is £35,936 in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see Research Associate salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 2,793 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by 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

£36,035

 /yr
Range: £22K - £48K
374 salaries
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£22K

£48K

£21,865 - £48,038 Range

Imperial College London
4.4

Imperial College London

Research Associate

£43,518

 /yr
Range: £11K - £58K

£11K

£58K

£10,810 - £58,290 Range

University College London
4.3

University College London

Research Associate

£39,803

 /yr
Range: £28K - £442K

£28K

£442K

£27,894 - £442,144 Range

University of Manchester
4.2

University of Manchester

Research Associate

£35,686

 /yr
Range: £29K - £48K

£29K

£48K

£29,429 - £47,741 Range

King's College London
4.1

King's College London

Research Associate

£40,764

 /yr
Range: £30K - £55K

£30K

£55K

£30,000 - £54,865 Range

University of Bristol
4.3

University of Bristol

Research Associate

£36,255

 /yr
Range: £34K - £48K

£34K

£48K

£33,789 - £47,741 Range

University of Sheffield
4.4

University of Sheffield

Research Associate

£35,027

 /yr
Range: £28K - £42K

£28K

£42K

£27,801 - £42,104 Range

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University of Newcastle (UK)
4.4

University of Newcastle (UK)

Research Associate

£34,310

 /yr
Range: £29K - £43K

£29K

£43K

£29,068 - £42,514 Range

University of Glasgow
4.2

University of Glasgow

Research Associate

£38,511

 /yr
Range: £32K - £48K

£32K

£48K

£31,801 - £47,741 Range

University of Edinburgh
4.2

University of Edinburgh

Research Associate

£38,091

 /yr
Range: £27K - £48K

£27K

£48K

£27,428 - £47,741 Range

Cardiff University
4.3

Cardiff University

Research Associate

£37,766

 /yr
Range: £28K - £52K

£28K

£52K

£28,339 - £52,416 Range

University of Strathclyde
4.5

University of Strathclyde

Research Associate

£35,385

 /yr
Range: £30K - £49K

£30K

£49K

£30,000 - £48,719 Range

CoStar Group
2.9

CoStar Group

Research Associate

£38,512

 /yr
Range: £25K - £48K

£25K

£48K

£24,914 - £47,741 Range

Loughborough University
4.3

Loughborough University

Research Associate

£34,106

 /yr
Range: £31K - £43K

£31K

£43K

£31,072 - £42,751 Range

University of Manchester
4.2

University of Manchester

Research Associate - Contractor

£34,749

 /yr
Range: £14K - £41K

£14K

£41K

£13,879 - £40,715 Range

Imperial College London
4.4

Imperial College London

Research Associate - Contractor

£42,651

 /yr
Range: £37K - £51K

£37K

£51K

£36,755 - £50,532 Range

Heriot-Watt University
4.1

Heriot-Watt University

Research Associate

£37,540

 /yr
Range: £31K - £48K

£31K

£48K

£31,084 - £48,139 Range

Oxford University
4.3

Oxford University

Research Associate

£38,340

 /yr
Range: £32K - £53K

£32K

£53K

£31,653 - £53,045 Range

University of Bath
4.4

University of Bath

Research Associate

£36,503

 /yr
Range: £26K - £48K

£26K

£48K

£26,195 - £47,741 Range

Lancaster University
4.4

Lancaster University

Research Associate

£32,384

 /yr
Range: £29K - £36K

£29K

£36K

£29,302 - £35,516 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Research Associate salaries

The national average salary for a Research Associate is £35,936 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see a Research Associate salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2793 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Research Associate employees.

The highest salary for a Research Associate in United Kingdom is £47,593 per year.

The lowest salary for a Research Associate in United Kingdom is £27,134 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 Bristol Area area reported making £32,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Bristol Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
£26,500
per year
A Research Associate-2 in the Cambridge Area area reported making £26,500 per year
Additional Pay
£1k cash bonus
£2k stock bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Cambridge Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
£32,000
per year
A Research Associate in the Leicester Area area reported making £32,000 per year
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5-7 years experience
Leicester Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
£30,255
per year
A Research Associate in the London Area area reported making £30,255 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
£50,000
per year
A Research Associate in the London Area area reported making £50,000 per year
Job Highlights
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£35,000
per year
A Research Associate in the Newcastle upon Tyne Area area reported making £35,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Newcastle upon Tyne Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
£43,508
per year
A Research Associate in the London Area area reported making £43,508 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
£40,000
per year
A Research Associate in the Cambridge Area area reported making £40,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Cambridge Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
£44,052
per year
A Research Associate in the London Area area reported making £44,052 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
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