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Materials Scientist Salary
in United Kingdom

£55,496 (GBP)

Average Salary

£27/hr

Average Hourly

£1,609

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 29, 2020

The average pay for a Materials Scientist is £55,496 a year and £27 an hour in the United Kingdom. The average salary range for a Materials Scientist is between £39,012 and £68,878. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for a Materials Scientist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United Kingdom.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Researches and studies the structures and chemical properties of materials to develop new products or enhance existing products.
  • Heads scientific studies for understanding, characterizing, and developing materials leading to potential uses for the benefit of science and emerging technologies.
  • Excludes paraprofessional positions.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
£64,335
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Materials Scientist Job Listings for United Kingdom

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Analyst - EV Raw Materials
Jan 13
London, UK
MAGRATH SHELDRICK LLP
Degree level education in Material Science, Chemistry or Engineering (preferably metallurgical or chemical) or other similar numerate/related discipline. Postgraduate level (MSc or PhD) will be given ...
RF Physicist / Radio-Frequency Scientist
Nov 22
Abingdon, UK
Tokamak Energy
... scientific problems related to tokamak magnetic fusion research. The role will: help determine ... plasma-material interaction, kinetic and fluid theory, and/or core physics codes and their ...
Epitaxy Process Engineering Cell Lead
Jan 13
London, UK
MICROTECH GLOBAL LTD
... Materials Science, Electronic Eng.), and PhD is desirable

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Materials Scientist is £55,496 a year and £27 an hour in the United Kingdom. The average salary range for a Materials Scientist is between £39,012 and £68,878. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for a Materials Scientist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United Kingdom.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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