Natural or social science professional n.e.c.

Jobholders in this unit group perform a variety of scientific research and related activities not elsewhere classified in MINOR GROUP 211: Natural and Social Science Professionals.

Tasks

  • Writes journal articles, books, and addresses conferences, seminars and the media to reveal research findings.
  • Advises government, private organisations and special interest groups on policy issues.
  • Compiles and analyses quantitative and qualitative data, prepares reports and presents results to summarise main findings and conclusions.
  • Designs and develops an appropriate research methodology in order to address the research objective.
  • Presents results of scientific research to sponsors, addresses conferences and publishes articles outlining the methodology and results of research undertaken.
  • Analyses results and writes up results of tests and experiments undertaken.
  • Applies models and techniques to medical, industrial, agricultural, military and similar applications.
  • Designs tests and experiments to address research objective and find solutions.
  • Provides technical advisory and consulting services.
  • Plans, directs and undertakes research into natural phenomena.

Typical Education Level

Honours, Bachelor's degree

Will retirement created job openings

In the UK, 7% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* They will likely retire in the next 10 years, creating a demand for new workers

*This is based on national data

£34,133

Average annual earnings

The current average wage for natural or social science professional n.e.c. is £34,133

1,180 positions

Current Employment

The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 1,180. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.

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Job Postings

Over the past year, jobs have been posted for natural or social science professional n.e.c. roles.

How well does it pay?

Normal pay for this occupation is £34,133 per year. That is about £2,844 per month or £17.50 per hour. New workers generally start on £22,090, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £51,979

Is it growing or declining?

This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 1,180 people are employed in the region.

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