Medicinal Chemist Salary in the UK

£31,900
per year
per month
£2,100
per month
per year

Medicinal Chemist - Average Salary

The average salary for a Medicinal Chemist is £31,900 gross per year (£2,100 net per month), which is £2,300 (+8%) higher than the UK's national average salary.
A Medicinal Chemist can expect an average starting salary of £16,400. The highest salaries can exceed £55,000.
£16,400
Low
£31,900
Average salary
£55,000
High
£1,220
Low
£2,100
Average salary
£3,370
High

Medicinal Chemist Salary Range

Low
£16,400
Average salary
£31,900
Senior
£43,400
High
£55,000
Low
£1,220
Average salary
£2,100
Senior
£2,750
High
£3,370
Among medicinal chemists, Junior Medicinal Chemists tend to have the lowest salaries, while more experienced workers like Senior Medicinal Chemists enjoy the highest salaries.

Medicinal Chemist - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Senior Medicinal Chemist£43K/year
+36% 
Junior Medicinal Chemist£27K/year
 -14%

Medicinal Chemist - Pay by Experience Level

An Entry Level Medicinal Chemist with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of £16,400 gross per year. A mid career Medicinal Chemist with 4-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £30,800, while a Senior Medicinal Chemist with 10-20 years of experience makes on average £43,400. Medicinal Chemists with more than 20 years of experience earn £46,700 on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Medicinal Chemist

Late Career▲ +46%
Senior▲ +36%
Average Salary£31,900/year
Mid Career▼ -3%
Entry Level▼ -49%

Gender Breakdown

Female
48%
Male
52%

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Medicinal Chemist - Related Salaries

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Frequently asked questions about the salary of the Medicinal Chemist

How much does a Medicinal Chemist make in the UK?
A Medicinal Chemist in the UK earns an average of £31,900 gross per year, which is about £2,100 net per month. Everything you need to know about the salary of the Medicinal Chemist updated to 2022.
What is the starting salary for a Medicinal Chemist in the UK?
The starting salary of a Medicinal Chemist in the UK is around £16,400 gross per year. Junior Medicinal Chemists usually have a lower salary.
What is the highest salary for a Medicinal Chemist in the UK?
The highest salary of a Medicinal Chemist in the UK can reach and exceed £55,000 gross per year. Senior Medicinal Chemists usually have the highest salaries.
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