How much does a Researcher make?

Updated 27 Jan 2022
£30,565 /yr
Average Base Pay

1,598 salaries

£19K

Low

£31K

Average

£49K

High

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How much does a Researcher make? The national average salary for a Researcher is £30,565 in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see Researcher salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 1,598 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Researcher employees.

Seniority Levels

L1
Researcher£30,565 /yr
L2
Researcher Assistant£28,162 /yr
L3
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£37,557

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£55,621

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£35,936

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BBC
3.8

BBC

Researcher

£28,883

 /yr
Range: £21K - £37K
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£21K

£37K

£20,987 - £37,116 Range

Westminster Forum Projects
1.8

Westminster Forum Projects

Researcher

£20,766

 /yr
Range: £19K - £25K

£19K

£25K

£19,256 - £25,355 Range

Odgers Berndtson
3.4

Odgers Berndtson

Researcher

£31,396

 /yr
Range: £27K - £37K

£27K

£37K

£26,766 - £37,200 Range

Oxford University
4.3

Oxford University

Researcher

£34,824

 /yr
Range: £21K - £48K

£21K

£48K

£21,257 - £47,500 Range

Natural History Museum (UK)
4.2

Natural History Museum (UK)

Researcher

£45,122

 /yr
Range: £30K - £86K

£30K

£86K

£30,488 - £86,043 Range

Chambers and Partners
4.2

Chambers and Partners

Researcher

£25,128

 /yr
Range: £22K - £30K

£22K

£30K

£22,305 - £29,981 Range

University of Cambridge
4.3

University of Cambridge

Researcher

£32,855

 /yr
Range: £15K - £43K

£15K

£43K

£15,096 - £42,514 Range

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Imperial College London
4.4

Imperial College London

Researcher

£41,373

 /yr
Range: £18K - £54K

£18K

£54K

£18,356 - £54,180 Range

University College London
4.3

University College London

Researcher

£34,716

 /yr
Range: £18K - £48K

£18K

£48K

£17,953 - £48,139 Range

Control Risks
3.9

Control Risks

Researcher

£26,547

 /yr
Range: £25K - £32K

£25K

£32K

£25,000 - £31,653 Range

Revealing Reality
2

Revealing Reality

Researcher

£26,662

 /yr
Range: £21K - £29K

£21K

£29K

£21,395 - £28,645 Range

NHS
3.9

NHS

Researcher

£31,827

 /yr
Range: £20K - £68K

£20K

£68K

£20,051 - £67,634 Range

Legalease UK
2.9

Legalease UK

Researcher

£25,069

 /yr
Range: £23K - £36K

£23K

£36K

£23,000 - £35,688 Range

BBC
3.8

BBC

Researcher - Contractor

£28,292

 /yr
Range: £6K - £56K

£6K

£56K

£6,424 - £55,762 Range

HireRight
3.1

HireRight

Researcher

£19,619

 /yr
Range: £18K - £26K

£18K

£26K

£18,285 - £26,401 Range

King's College London
4.1

King's College London

Researcher

£36,057

 /yr
Range: £27K - £46K

£27K

£46K

£26,940 - £46,212 Range

NatCen
3.3

NatCen

Researcher

£28,110

 /yr
Range: £26K - £32K

£26K

£32K

£25,673 - £32,342 Range

Robert Walters
4.7

Robert Walters

Researcher

£25,236

 /yr
Range: £19K - £33K

£19K

£33K

£19,185 - £32,699 Range

TRL
2.9

TRL

Researcher

£31,087

 /yr
Range: £27K - £45K

£27K

£45K

£27,000 - £45,452 Range

University of Edinburgh
4.2

University of Edinburgh

Researcher

£36,469

 /yr
Range: £22K - £39K

£22K

£39K

£21,566 - £38,511 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Researcher salaries

The national average salary for a Researcher is £30,565 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see a Researcher salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1598 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Researcher employees.

The highest salary for a Researcher in United Kingdom is £49,335 per year.

The lowest salary for a Researcher in United Kingdom is £18,937 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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

£40,000
per year
A Doctoral Researcher in the Coventry Area area reported making £40,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Coventry Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
£30,000
per year
A Researcher in the Reading Area area reported making £30,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Reading Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
£25,000
per year
A Picture Researcher in the London Area area reported making £25,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
£15
hourly
A Researcher in the Sheffield Area area reported making £15 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Sheffield Area area
Part-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
£45,000
per year
A Researcher in the London Area area reported making £45,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
London Area area
Freelance
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£15,000
per year
A Doctoral Researcher in the London Area area reported making £15,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
London Area area
 
Full-time
501 to 1000 employees
£30,000
per year
A Researcher in the London Area area reported making £30,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£25,000
per year
A Researcher in the Cambridge Area area reported making £25,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Cambridge Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private