How much does a Senior Scientist make?

Updated 21 Jan 2022
US$112,273 /yr
Average Base Pay

5,945 salaries

US$80K

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US$158K

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How much does a Senior Scientist make? The national average salary for a Senior Scientist is $112,273 in United States. Filter by location to see Senior Scientist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 5,945 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Senior Scientist employees.

Seniority Levels

L3
Senior Research Scientist£47,777 /yr
L4
Leader of Research£58,700 /yr
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£27,252

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AstraZeneca
4.1

AstraZeneca

Senior Scientist

£47,000

 /yr
Range: £38K - £66K
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£38K

£66K

£38,462 - £66,154 Range

GlaxoSmithKline
3.9

GlaxoSmithKline

Senior Scientist

£39,582

 /yr
Range: £31K - £58K

£31K

£58K

£30,669 - £58,116 Range

Evotec
3.5

Evotec

Senior Scientist

£36,537

 /yr
Range: £31K - £44K

£31K

£44K

£30,890 - £43,862 Range

Immunocore
3.2

Immunocore

Senior Scientist

£40,000

 /yr
Range: £34K - £51K

£34K

£51K

£34,480 - £50,616 Range

Lonza
3.4

Lonza

Senior Scientist

£39,038

 /yr
Range: £32K - £455K

£32K

£455K

£32,287 - £454,519 Range

UCB
4.1

UCB

Senior Scientist

£49,196

 /yr
Range: £39K - £65K

£39K

£65K

£39,374 - £65,398 Range

Sygnature Discovery
3.2

Sygnature Discovery

Senior Scientist

£32,320

 /yr
Range: £30K - £48K

£30K

£48K

£29,597 - £47,741 Range

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Adaptimmune
3.7

Adaptimmune

Senior Scientist

£44,138

 /yr
Range: £37K - £48K

£37K

£48K

£36,643 - £47,522 Range

Johnson Matthey
3.6

Johnson Matthey

Senior Scientist

£43,518

 /yr
Range: £36K - £53K

£36K

£53K

£35,626 - £53,488 Range

Procter & Gamble
4.2

Procter & Gamble

Senior Scientist

£65,840

 /yr
Range: £52K - £98K

£52K

£98K

£52,277 - £98,096 Range

Charles River Laboratories
3.3

Charles River Laboratories

Senior Scientist

£36,271

 /yr
Range: £32K - £48K

£32K

£48K

£31,827 - £47,741 Range

Cancer Research UK
3.9

Cancer Research UK

Senior Scientist

£40,130

 /yr
Range: £36K - £73K

£36K

£73K

£35,540 - £73,187 Range

Met Office
4

Met Office

Senior Scientist

£36,570

 /yr
Range: £35K - £41K

£35K

£41K

£34,572 - £41,050 Range

Defence Science and Technology Laboratory
2.5

Defence Science and Technology Laboratory

Senior Scientist

£38,862

 /yr
Range: £34K - £43K

£34K

£43K

£33,825 - £42,910 Range

NHS
3.9

NHS

Senior Scientist

£44,237

 /yr
Range: £36K - £54K

£36K

£54K

£35,688 - £53,637 Range

LGC
3.5

LGC

Senior Scientist

£38,161

 /yr
Range: £32K - £47K

£32K

£47K

£32,000 - £46,840 Range

Health Protection Agency
1.8

Health Protection Agency

Senior Scientist

£80,052

 /yr
Range: £46K - £116K

£46K

£116K

£46,327 - £116,235 Range

Public Health England
3.4

Public Health England

Senior Scientist

£42,307

 /yr
Range: £40K - £71K

£40K

£71K

£39,591 - £70,847 Range

Pharmaron
3.2

Pharmaron

Senior Scientist

£38,201

 /yr
Range: £36K - £42K

£36K

£42K

£35,688 - £41,637 Range

QIAGEN
3.9

QIAGEN

Senior Scientist

£35,029

 /yr
Range: £31K - £38K

£31K

£38K

£31,342 - £37,983 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Senior Scientist salaries

The national average salary for a Senior Scientist is £42,016 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see a Senior Scientist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1071 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Senior Scientist employees.

The highest salary for a Senior Scientist in United Kingdom is £58,157 per year.

The lowest salary for a Senior Scientist in United Kingdom is £30,355 per year.

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