Science Technician Salary

The average salary for a Science Technician in the UK is:


Job profile for a Science Technician

Prepare and clear away all experiments carried out in science lessons in a secondary school. Place orders for stationery and equipment. Photocopy work sheets. Prepare all equipment needed for exams (GCSE AS and A2). Carry out annual inventorys. We are the workers behind all science carried out in secondary schools and without us science experiments would not take place as teachers do not have the knowledge or time to prepare the equipment. Basically I see our role as vital to science education.

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Science Technician Salary Comparison

In 2008, the average salary for this job was £24,588.

The average salary in 2009 was £14,405, based on 6 respondents (a difference of -41% from the 2008 figure.

The average salary in 2010 was £16,176, based on 7 respondents (a difference of 12% from the 2009 figure.

The average salary in 2011 was £16,730, based on 7 respondents (a difference of 3% from the 2010 figure.

The average salary in 2012 was £16,976, based on 4 respondents (a difference of 1% from the 2011 figure.

The median salary for a Science Technician based on all salary survey responses is: £15,444

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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 Science Technician is £7.87.

Assorted Science Technician Salary Information

£11,500South East11-March-18
£19,500South West20-March-14
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Science Technician 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 Science Technician 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
£13849 $21604.44 North West
£17154 $26760.24 London
£12590 $19640.4 Yorkshire and North East
£13692 $21359.52 South West
£16210 $25287.6 South East
£13377 $20868.12 Scotland
£14164 $22095.84 Northern Ireland
£13220 $20623.2 Wales
£14636 $22832.16 Midlands
£13062 $20376.72 East of England

With regard to age and impact on salary for a Science Technician, 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: £11,803 for a worker in their 20s, £15,423 (30s), £18,255 (40s) and £18,255 (50s).
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