A Postdoctoral Research Associate earns an average salary of C$43,465 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

C$34,688 - C$58,011
C$35K
C$44K
C$58K
MEDIAN: C$44,284
10%
50%
90%
C$18.82 - C$35.29
C$22
MEDIAN: C$21.70
50%
C$0C$59K
Salary C$34,688 - C$58,011
Bonus C$0.00 - C$6,040
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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$34,819 - C$59,022
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 24 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 221
Hourly Data C$0C$35
Hourly Rate C$21.70
Annual Data C$0C$59K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$6,040
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$34,819 - C$59,022
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 24 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$44,393

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Postdoctoral Research Associate Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Postdoctoral Research Associate?

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Montreal:
"Underpaid Post-doctoral researchers saving world."
Pros: Plenty of research questions to answer. Work flexibility.
Cons: Low pay. No perk. Hard to find a job later.

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Vancouver:
"High pace, stressful, flexible, insipiring."
Pros: Interesting studies and career building opportunities.
Cons: Limited timeframe of employment and not many permanent jobs available.

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Key Stats for Postdoctoral Research Associate

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
1%
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Experience Affects Postdoctoral Research Associate Salaries

Experienced
▲9%

▲7%

National Average
C$44,000

▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 34%
vision benefits
Vision: 16%
no benefits
None: 28%
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