Biomedical Scientist Salary

The average salary for a Biomedical Scientist in the UK is:


Job profile for a Biomedical Scientist

Typical work activities include: testing human samples, such as blood, tissue, urine, cerebrospinal and faecal material, for various chemical constituents; analysing cultures grown from samples and identifying blood groups; working with computers, sophisticated automated equipment, microscopes and other hi-tech laboratory equipment; assisting in ensuring that the necessary turnaround times for reporting results are achieved wherever possible; communicating the results of tests to medical staff, who use the information to diagnose and treat the patient’s illness; monitoring the effects of medication and other programmes of treatment by carrying out further tests; keeping accurate records and writing reports; responding to and redirecting professional enquiries; assisting in the production of laboratory documentation, particularly relating to policies and standard operating procedures; developing new methods of investigation and keeping up to date with new developments; implementing quality control procedures (both internal and external) to maintain accurate results; maintaining and updating professional knowledge and taking responsibility for continuing professional development (CPD).

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Biomedical Scientist Salary Comparison

In 2008, the average salary for this job was £19,430.

The average salary in 2009 was £30,953, based on 17 respondents (a difference of 59% from the 2008 figure.

The average salary in 2010 was £27,938, based on 27 respondents (a difference of -11% from the 2009 figure.

The average salary in 2011 was £29,224, based on 18 respondents (a difference of 5% from the 2010 figure.

The average salary in 2012 was £29,257, based on 11 respondents (a difference of 0% from the 2011 figure.

The median salary for a Biomedical Scientist based on all salary survey responses is: £26,873

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About the Salary Survey Data in this survey is based on over 368,000 individual salary records. The date period for which job information was gathered varies, but is usually between 2008 - 2012. For precise date related information, custom reports may be ordered with greater granularity. Working 8 hours a day, 250 days of the year, the data suggests the hourly rate for Biomedical Scientist is £14.87.

Assorted Biomedical Scientist Salary Information

£22,000South West9-January-14
£34,000North West21-August-13
£22,903North West13-May-13
£23,825North West10-May-13
Chart to the right shows ten most recent raw datapoints. Outlying points may be discarded.
Graph of Biomedical Scientist salary data

Biomedical Scientist Salary By UK Region

£29,000East of England
£29,250South East
£26,229North West
£31,200Yorkshire and North East
£21,000Northern Ireland
£35,500South West

With regard to age and impact on salary for a Biomedical Scientist, a statistical average weighting (that is based on how salary varies by age and not for a specific job which may vary considerably) suggests these figures: £22,303 for a worker in their 20s, £29,143 (30s), £34,495 (40s) and £34,495 (50s).
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The average salary figure above for a Biomedical Scientist is considered highly likely to be representative of the UK market average due to the high number of respondents who had this exact job title.

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