The average salary for a Research Chemist is C$58,027 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

C$43,229 - C$84,767
C$43K
C$58K
C$85K
MEDIAN: C$58,027
10%
50%
90%

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C$12.43 - C$31.43
C$14
MEDIAN: C$14.06
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$29KC$58KC$87K
Salary
C$43,229 - C$84,767  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$9,787  
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$38,432 - C$82,696  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$14C$28C$42
Hourly Rate
C$14.06  
   
Overtime
C$33.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$28KC$56KC$84K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$9,787  
   
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$38,432 - C$82,696  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5
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National Average: C$59,237

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Key Stats for Research Chemist

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Research Chemist Salaries

Mid-Career
▲17%

Experienced
▲15%

National Average
C$59,000

▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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