Research Scientist Salaries in United Kingdom

Updated 18 Aug 2022
£36,954 /yr
Average Base Pay

957 salaries

£23K

Low

£37K

Average

£59K

High

Additional Cash Compensation
Average£2,789Range£545 - £14,273

How much does a Research Scientist make? The national average salary for a Research Scientist is £36,954 in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see Research Scientist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 957 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Research Scientist employees.

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£36,954 /yr
Research Scientist
£47,777 /yr
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Staff Scientist

£41,387

per year

Associate Scientist

£27,252

per year

Biology

£31,595

per year

Data Scientist

£46,953

per year

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National Physical Laboratory
2.8

National Physical Laboratory

Research Scientist

£31,286

 /yr
Range: £27K - £55K

£27K

£55K

£27,037 - £54,645 Range

Randox Laboratories
2.5

Randox Laboratories

Research Scientist

£26,000

 /yr
Range: £21K - £42K

£21K

£42K

£21,201 - £42,427 Range

Johnson Matthey
3.6

Johnson Matthey

Research Scientist

£36,445

 /yr
Range: £29K - £51K

£29K

£51K

£29,144 - £50,647 Range

Oxford University
4.3

Oxford University

Research Scientist

£38,536

 /yr
Range: £27K - £56K

£27K

£56K

£27,290 - £55,861 Range

University College London
4.3

University College London

Research Scientist

£39,999

 /yr
Range: £17K - £60K

£17K

£60K

£16,684 - £60,013 Range

Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies
3.4

Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies

Research Scientist

£27,693

 /yr
Range: £24K - £33K

£24K

£33K

£24,000 - £33,229 Range

UCB
4.0

UCB

Research Scientist

£39,423

 /yr
Range: £32K - £45K

£32K

£45K

£32,312 - £45,283 Range

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AstraZeneca
4.2

AstraZeneca

Research Scientist

£38,021

 /yr
Range: £27K - £66K

£27K

£66K

£26,517 - £65,916 Range

Unilever
4.1

Unilever

Research Scientist

£41,105

 /yr
Range: £28K - £50K

£28K

£50K

£27,791 - £50,275 Range

GSK
4.0

GSK

Research Scientist

£38,000

 /yr
Range: £23K - £61K

£23K

£61K

£22,914 - £60,899 Range

QinetiQ Group
3.9

QinetiQ Group

Research Scientist

£40,052

 /yr
Range: £27K - £82K

£27K

£82K

£26,633 - £82,210 Range

Imperial College London
4.3

Imperial College London

Research Scientist

£44,240

 /yr
Range: £39K - £55K

£39K

£55K

£39,072 - £55,100 Range

Defence Science and Technology Laboratory
2.5

Defence Science and Technology Laboratory

Research Scientist

£32,407

 /yr
Range: £27K - £52K

£27K

£52K

£27,000 - £52,355 Range

University of Edinburgh
4.2

University of Edinburgh

Research Scientist

£39,846

 /yr
Range: £34K - £52K

£34K

£52K

£34,001 - £51,652 Range

University of Cambridge
4.2

University of Cambridge

Research Scientist

£39,141

 /yr
Range: £32K - £55K

£32K

£55K

£32,157 - £55,403 Range

Autolus Therapeutics
3.3

Autolus Therapeutics

Research Scientist

£43,773

 /yr
Range: £37K - £53K

£37K

£53K

£36,868 - £52,849 Range

Oxford Nanopore Technologies
4.1

Oxford Nanopore Technologies

Research Scientist

£42,133

 /yr
Range: £34K - £51K

£34K

£51K

£34,434 - £51,073 Range

The Francis Crick Institute
4.2

The Francis Crick Institute

Research Scientist

£40,719

 /yr
Range: £33K - £65K

£33K

£65K

£32,734 - £65,000 Range

University of Birmingham
4.2

University of Birmingham

Research Scientist

£31,600

 /yr
Range: £15K - £52K

£15K

£52K

£15,000 - £52,472 Range

Public Health England
3.7

Public Health England

Research Scientist

£32,688

 /yr
Range: £29K - £39K

£29K

£39K

£28,915 - £38,948 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Research Scientist salaries

The national average salary for a Research Scientist is £36,954 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see a Research Scientist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 957 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Research Scientist employees.

The highest salary for a Research Scientist in United Kingdom is £58,577 per year.

The lowest salary for a Research Scientist in United Kingdom is £23,313 per year.

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