Research Scientist Salary Information

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


How much does a research scientist earn?

Annual salaries range from £21,996 to £44,412. Below is the full range of pay both before and after tax:

Pre-tax £21,996
(£1,833 p/mth)
(£2,638 p/mth)
(£3,701 p/mth)
Pre-tax Income Percentile 44th 68th 84th
Post-tax £18,492
(£1,541 p/mth)
(£2,089 p/mth)
(£2,812 p/mth)
Post-tax Income Percentile 38th 61st 78th
Percentage Tax Deduction 16% 21% 24%

Researchers are scientists who work primarily to collect knowledge and understand research. While many scientists are employed in the applied sciences involving development and design work, the researchers are generally located in an academic environment or a similar field.

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

average gross salary£21,990£31,660£44,417
max mortgage£98,955£142,470£199,877
deposit paid£10,995£15,830£22,209
max purchase price£109,950£158,300£222,086
mortgage repayment p.mth (2.5%|25yr)£449£646£907

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