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How much does a Scientist make?

Updated 15 Sep 2021
£32,295 /yr
Average Base Pay

1,568 salaries

£22K

Low

£32K

Average

£47K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Scientist is £32,295 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see Scientist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1568 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Scientist employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Research Scientist£36,954 /yr
L3
Senior Research Scientist£47,777 /yr
L4
Leader of Research£58,700 /yr
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Research Scientist

£36,954

per year

Scientist I

£30,901

per year

Senior Scientist

£42,016

per year

Staff Scientist

£41,387

per year

Salaries in United Kingdom

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NHS
4

NHS

Scientist

£33,697

 /yr
Range: £20K - £50K
79 salaries
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£20K

£50K

£20,478 - £50,000 Range

Randox Laboratories
2.3

Randox Laboratories

Scientist

£25,342

 /yr
Range: £18K - £41K

£18K

£41K

£18,000 - £40,769 Range

Immunocore
3.2

Immunocore

Scientist

£33,788

 /yr
Range: £28K - £37K

£28K

£37K

£28,285 - £37,168 Range

Lonza
3.3

Lonza

Scientist

£33,268

 /yr
Range: £28K - £40K

£28K

£40K

£28,157 - £40,000 Range

Your World Recruitment
3.8

Your World Recruitment

Scientist - Hourly

£26

 /hr
Range: £22 - £32

£22

£32

£22 - £32 Range

AstraZeneca
4.2

AstraZeneca

Scientist

£32,290

 /yr
Range: £28K - £50K

£28K

£50K

£27,770 - £49,974 Range

GlaxoSmithKline
3.9

GlaxoSmithKline

Scientist

£36,068

 /yr
Range: £24K - £56K

£24K

£56K

£23,500 - £56,314 Range

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Reading Scientific Services
3.8

Reading Scientific Services

Scientist

£30,108

 /yr
Range: £26K - £36K

£26K

£36K

£26,403 - £35,902 Range

Public Health England
3.3

Public Health England

Scientist

£31,345

 /yr
Range: £21K - £41K

£21K

£41K

£20,979 - £40,704 Range

Sygnature Discovery
3.2

Sygnature Discovery

Scientist

£26,573

 /yr
Range: £21K - £29K

£21K

£29K

£21,327 - £29,048 Range

Evotec
3.3

Evotec

Scientist

£23,019

 /yr
Range: £22K - £30K

£22K

£30K

£21,512 - £30,000 Range

Scottish Water
4.3

Scottish Water

Scientist

£25,387

 /yr
Range: £20K - £29K

£20K

£29K

£20,000 - £29,382 Range

Health Protection Agency
1.8

Health Protection Agency

Scientist

£39,346

 /yr
Range: £16K - £96K

£16K

£96K

£16,000 - £95,519 Range

QIAGEN
3.9

QIAGEN

Scientist

£27,985

 /yr
Range: £24K - £30K

£24K

£30K

£24,032 - £30,138 Range

Eurofins Scientific
3.4

Eurofins Scientific

Scientist

£25,930

 /yr
Range: £19K - £50K

£19K

£50K

£18,976 - £50,080 Range

Oxford Biomedica
3.1

Oxford Biomedica

Scientist

£30,519

 /yr
Range: £25K - £40K

£25K

£40K

£25,226 - £40,000 Range

Cancer Research UK
4

Cancer Research UK

Scientist

£33,157

 /yr
Range: £26K - £51K

£26K

£51K

£25,645 - £51,195 Range

UCB
4

UCB

Scientist

£36,794

 /yr
Range: £33K - £41K

£33K

£41K

£32,825 - £41,259 Range

MedPharm
3.3

MedPharm

Scientist

£26,621

 /yr
Range: £23K - £55K

£23K

£55K

£22,609 - £55,149 Range

Procter & Gamble
4.2

Procter & Gamble

Scientist

£42,330

 /yr
Range: £39K - £50K

£39K

£50K

£38,924 - £50,000 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Scientist salaries

The national average salary for a Scientist is £32,295 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see a Scientist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1568 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Scientist employees.

The highest salary for a Scientist in United Kingdom is £46,675 per year.

The lowest salary for a Scientist in United Kingdom is £22,345 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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

£23,000
per year
A Scientist in the Edinburgh Area area reported making £23,000 per year
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1-2 years experience
Edinburgh Area area
Temporary
 
10000+ employees
Government
£45
hourly
A Research Scientist in the London Area area reported making £45 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
London Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£33,789
per year
A Scientist in the Newcastle upon Tyne Area area reported making £33,789 per year
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Newcastle upon Tyne Area area
Contract
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£22,714
per year
A Research Scientist in the Birmingham Area area reported making £22,714 per year
Job Highlights
Birmingham Area area
Part-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
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