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Highest Paying Science Jobs

If you are considering pursuing (or already working towards) a career in science, you might be curious as to which jobs can earn you the most money, making the hard work you put into studying worthwhile and providing you with financial security for the future.

Specialists in the STEM industries (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) are constantly in high demand due to the rapid pace at which these fields develop and change. Therefore, you can be fairly certain that pursuing a career in any of these industries will have a reasonably good chance of leading to a fairly high salary.

But let's take a closer look at science jobs specifically.

The Highest-Paying Science Jobs

Of course, there are lots of different professions - from biotechnology to manufacturing - that could potentially fall under the 'science' umbrella, but here are some of the best-paid science jobs of all (salary estimates taken from nationalcareers.service.gov.uk).

 

Microbiologist

Starting salary: £26,250 per annum

Experienced salary: £99,000 per annum

 

Physicist

Starting salary: £14,000 per annum

Experienced salary: £70,000 per annum

 

Software Developer

Starting salary: £20,000 per annum

Experienced salary: £70,000 per annum

 

Pharmacologist

Starting salary: £25,000 per annum

Experienced salary: £80,000 per annum

Does a job in one of these lucrative science professions sound good to you? Click the button below to browse current science vacancies across the UK, or create a Candidate account to upload your CV and apply for jobs online!

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