Research Fellow Salary

The average salary for a Research Fellow in the UK is:


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Manage research project on behalf of University; write papers and recommendations

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Research Fellow Salary Comparison

In 2008, the average salary for this job was £22,540.

The average salary in 2009 was £31,497, based on 35 respondents (a difference of 40% from the 2008 figure.

The average salary in 2010 was £30,352, based on 46 respondents (a difference of -4% from the 2009 figure.

The average salary in 2011 was £35,141, based on 30 respondents (a difference of 16% from the 2010 figure.

The average salary in 2012 was £36,172, based on 20 respondents (a difference of 3% from the 2011 figure.

The median salary for a Research Fellow based on all salary survey responses is: £31,659

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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 Research Fellow is £16.75.

Assorted Research Fellow Salary Information

£35,654Yorkshire and North East1-September-21
£32,000South East5-February-17
£38,500South East25-January-15
£29,541North West11-February-14
£34,000South West13-September-13
£32,500Yorkshire and North East25-August-13
£39,000Yorkshire and North East14-August-13
Chart to the right shows ten most recent raw datapoints. Outlying points may be discarded.
Graph of Research Fellow salary data

Research Fellow Salary By UK Region

£33,103North West
£29,972South East
£31,794South West
£31,500East of England
£34,667Yorkshire and North East

With regard to age and impact on salary for a Research Fellow, 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: £25,126 for a worker in their 20s, £32,831 (30s), £38,862 (40s) and £38,862 (50s).
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The average salary figure above for a Research Fellow 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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