Director of Regulatory Affairs
Average UK salary: £80,000
A regulatory affairs career centres around all regulatory procedures relating to the safety and effectiveness of pharmaceutical products.
As a director of regulatory affairs, your responsibilities will include managing a team of regulatory affairs officers, developing global strategies for various medical devices and reviewing protocols to ensure regulatory compliance.
Average UK salary: £73,131
As a microbiologist you’ll spend a lot of your time studying and assessing microscopic organisms to better understand them and potentially diagnose and/or prevent various diseases. This might include testing patient samples to look for infections and inspecting food and drink manufacturing environments to maintain health and safety standards.
Clinical Research Manager
Average UK salary: £60,000
As a clinical research manager, it’s your job to carry out suitable audit procedures to ensure that clinical trials are properly monitored. You will have the responsibility of preparing protocols and case report forms, as well as approving ethics committees.
Average UK salary: £50,515
As a software engineer your day-to-day tasks might include developing software system requirements and designing and maintaining software for scientific instrumentation. You will also likely work across multiple departments including manufacturing, technical support and marketing sales, among others.
Average UK salary: £50,000
As a gene therapist your work will contribute to the treating of genetic disorders. To ‘treat’ these disorders, gene therapists will develop technologies to actually alter the DNA of their patients.
Gene therapy is a broad term that houses lots of different roles. How much you earn will depend heavily on your experience, but a well-experienced, senior gene therapist can earn upwards of £100,000 a year!