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$34,061 - C$58,281
C$34K
C$43K
C$58K
MEDIAN: C$43,465
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90%

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C$18.50 - C$35.00
C$21
MEDIAN: C$20.57
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National Salary Data (?
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C$34,061 - C$58,281  
   
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C$0.00 - C$9,839  
Total Pay (?
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C$34,267 - C$59,083  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 215
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C$0C$12C$24C$36
Hourly Rate
C$20.57  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$20KC$40KC$60K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$9,839  
   
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$34,267 - C$59,083  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7
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National Average: C$43,556

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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.

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Key Stats for Postdoctoral Research Associate

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
0%
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Experience Affects Postdoctoral Research Associate Salaries

Experienced
▲11%

▲9%

National Average
C$44,000

▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
0%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 31%
vision benefits
Vision: 17%
dental benefits
None: 31%
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