Principal Scientist Salary Information

Principal Scientist salary information, income percentile, mortgage affordability and more.


How much does a principal scientist earn?

Annual salaries range from £37,032 to £68,544. Below is the full range of pay both before and after tax:

Pre-tax £37,032
(£3,086 p/mth)
(£4,087 p/mth)
(£5,712 p/mth)
Pre-tax Income Percentile 76th 87th 93rd
Post-tax £28,716
(£2,393 p/mth)
(£3,074 p/mth)
(£4,024 p/mth)
Post-tax Income Percentile 70th 82nd 92nd
Percentage Tax Deduction 22% 25% 30%

Senior scientists lead the scientific team, conduct research and analyze the results. The objectives of this study will vary depending on the field and industry in which the principal scientist is employed.

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Below are the range of mortgages typically affordable for a single applicant principal scientist:

average gross salary£37,028£49,044£68,549
max mortgage£166,626£220,698£308,471
deposit paid£18,514£24,522£34,275
max purchase price£185,140£245,220£342,746
mortgage repayment p.mth (2.5%|25yr)£756£1,001£1,399

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