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Scientist yearly salaries in the United Kingdom at NHS

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Average salary
£32,193 per year
Meets national average
Average £32,193
Low £13,000
High £58,000

Salary estimated from 2,320 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 12 months. Last updated: 08 August 2022

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Reviews about Pay & benefits for Scientist at NHS

Good workplace but limited progression

Busy workplace with many friendly staff. However, management lack some of the basic skills required from a manager and therefore they are out of touch with their staff. Limited progression and poor salary.


Many friendly staff


Management & HR
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great place to work

it is quite challenging as it is a big laboratory, and covers diagnostic and research work. Good place to gain wide range of experience in diagnostic and research.


free tea break


shift work with less pay
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Family friendly

Worked in the NHS for 20 years, family friendly policy is good. Working hours are flexible although shift work can be tough Opportunities for further academic study are fewer than in the past


flexible hours


night shifts
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How much does a Scientist make at NHS in the United Kingdom?

Average NHS Scientist yearly pay in the United Kingdom is approximately £32,193, which meets the national average.

Salary information comes from 8,856 data points collected directly from employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months.

Please note that all salary figures are approximations based upon third party submissions to Indeed. These figures are given to the Indeed users for the purpose of generalised comparison only. Minimum wage may differ by jurisdiction and you should consult the employer for actual salary figures.

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