The average pay for a Research Director is C$81,562 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

C$60,913 - C$102,697
C$61K
C$82K
C$100K
MEDIAN: C$81,658
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National Salary Data (?
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C$60,913 - C$102,697  
   
Bonus
C$4.93 - C$10,256  
Commission
C$3,034  
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$62,790 - C$114,344  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 56

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Pay by Experience Level for Research Director

Pay by Experience for a Research Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Research Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 13 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Research Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 27 salaries. An experienced Research Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $87,000 based on 21 salaries. A Research Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$84,305

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Key Stats for Research Director

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Research Director Salaries

Experienced
▲4%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
C$84,000

Late-Career
▼5%

Entry-Level
▼13%

Skills That Affect Research Director Salaries

National Average
C$84,000


Project Management
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
43%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
no benefits
None: 9%
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