Marine Biologist Salary in the UK

£31,400
per year
per month
£2,070
per month
per year

Marine Biologist - Average Salary

The average salary for a Marine Biologist is £31,400 gross per year (£2,070 net per month), which is £1,800 (+6%) higher than the UK's national average salary.
A Marine Biologist can expect an average starting salary of £13,700. The highest salaries can exceed £65,000.
£13,700
Low
£31,400
Average salary
£65,000
High
£1,070
Low
£2,070
Average salary
£3,850
High

Marine Biologist Salary Range

Low
£13,700
Average salary
£31,400
Senior
£44,900
High
£65,000
Low
£1,070
Average salary
£2,070
Senior
£2,840
High
£3,850
Among marine biologists, Junior Marine Biologists tend to have the lowest salaries, while more experienced workers like Senior Marine Biologists enjoy the highest salaries.

Marine Biologist - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Senior Marine Biologist£45K/year
+43% 
Junior Marine Biologist£26K/year
 -18%

Marine Biologist - Pay by Experience Level

An Entry Level Marine Biologist with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of £13,700 gross per year. A mid career Marine Biologist with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £29,800, while a Senior Marine Biologist with 10-20 years of experience makes on average £44,900. Marine Biologists with more than 20 years of experience earn £51,200 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Marine Biologist

Late Career▲ +63%
Senior▲ +43%
Average Salary£31,400/year
Mid Career▼ -5%
Entry Level▼ -56%

Gender Breakdown

Female
56%
Male
44%

Marine Biologist - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Marine Biologist jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months.
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Frequently asked questions about the salary of the Marine Biologist

How much does a Marine Biologist make in the UK?
A Marine Biologist in the UK earns an average of £31,400 gross per year, which is about £2,070 net per month. Everything you need to know about the salary of the Marine Biologist updated to 2022.
What is the starting salary for a Marine Biologist in the UK?
The starting salary of a Marine Biologist in the UK is around £13,700 gross per year. Junior Marine Biologists usually have a lower salary.
What is the highest salary for a Marine Biologist in the UK?
The highest salary of a Marine Biologist in the UK can reach and exceed £65,000 gross per year. Senior Marine Biologists usually have the highest salaries.
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