Laboratory Scientist Salary

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


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Laboratory Scientist Salary Comparison

In 2008, the average salary for this job was £17,218.

The average salary in 2010 was £36,500, based on 2 respondents (a difference of 0% from the 2009 figure.

The average salary in 2011 was £25,500, based on 2 respondents (a difference of -30% from the 2010 figure.

The median salary for a Laboratory Scientist based on all salary survey responses is: £17,750

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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 Laboratory Scientist is £10.94.

Assorted Laboratory Scientist Salary Information

£18,000Yorkshire and North East21-July-14
£18,000South West12-January-14

Laboratory Scientist Salary By UK Region

These figures use non-job specific statistical weighting from our salary data pool and also include for comparison the salaries for a Laboratory Scientist job in US Dollars based on a recent exchante rate (last rate update 02/05/2013 with a pound to dollar exchange rate 1.56) for comparisons for our international visitors
Salary US Dollars Region
£19250 $30030 North West
£23844 $37196.64 London
£17500 $27300 Yorkshire and North East
£19032 $29689.92 South West
£22532 $35149.92 South East
£18594 $29006.64 Scotland
£19688 $30713.28 Northern Ireland
£18375 $28665 Wales
£20344 $31736.64 Midlands
£18157 $28324.92 East of England

With regard to age and impact on salary for a Laboratory 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: £16,407 for a worker in their 20s, £21,438 (30s), £25,375 (40s) and £25,375 (50s).
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The average salary figure above for a Laboratory Scientist is considered to not necessarily be representative across the whole UK market as it is based on less than five respondents with this job title.

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