• Question: How much money do you mKe

    Asked by Libby c on 15 Oct 2021.
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      Ferran Brosa Planella answered on 20 Oct 2021:


      Depends on where you work. Universities have fixed salary scales on which you move up as you progress (you can easily find those scales on the internet). As the first job after a PhD, it is typically in the band between Β£30000 and Β£40000 a year.

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      Beatrice Browning answered on 20 Oct 2021:


      For PhD students it is very case-specific. There are all sorts of way to make money while researching, so I can’t really answer this accurately! I would say that the average salary for a PhD student is just under Β£17,000 per year!

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      Michael Hills answered on 20 Oct 2021:


      I make around Β£35k a year, give or take. Its a pretty good salary for a new graduate (I think), and hopefully will only go up as time passes πŸ˜‰

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      Natasha Marchant answered on 20 Oct 2021:


      I make similar to Michael! πŸ™‚

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      Chris Muir answered on 21 Oct 2021:


      Enough to make me not worry about supporting my family, but not enough to forget about money. This is the sweet spot for me!

      The sciences are always going to be in demand, so it’s a great career option for always being wanted by someone! Being wanted = money/

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