A Biologist earns an average salary of C$55,039 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

C$34,438 - C$80,832
C$34K
C$56K
C$81K
MEDIAN: C$56,469
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C$19.32 - C$36.10
C$19
C$26
C$36
MEDIAN: C$26.09
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$27KC$54KC$81K
Salary
C$34,438 - C$80,832  
   
Bonus
C$395.48 - C$5,739  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$37,896 - C$80,466  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 82
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$18C$36C$54
Hourly Rate
C$19.32 - C$36.10  
   
Overtime
C$25.17 - C$53.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$395.48 - C$5,739  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$37,896 - C$80,466  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 42

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Pay by Experience Level for Biologist

Pay by Experience for a Biologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Biologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 72 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Biologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 47 salaries. An experienced Biologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 34 salaries. A Biologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 7 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$56,888

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Q: What is it like working as a Biologist?

Biologist in Burnaby:
"work flexibility"
Pros: working outdoor
Cons: irregular working hour

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Key Stats for Biologist

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Biologist Salaries

▲23%

Late-Career
▲19%

▲9%

National Average
C$57,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Biologist Salaries


Project Management
▲1%


National Average
C$57,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
no benefits
None: 34%
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