A Research Scientist earns an average salary of C$62,775 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Material Science and Statistical Analysis. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

C$43,977 - C$92,876
C$44K
C$63K
C$93K
MEDIAN: C$62,775
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C$10.31 - C$50.00
C$10
C$24
C$50
MEDIAN: C$23.50
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$32KC$64KC$96K
Salary
C$43,977 - C$92,876  
   
Bonus
C$1,011 - C$10,000  
Total Pay (?
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C$42,236 - C$95,811  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 316
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$17C$34C$51
Hourly Rate
C$10.31 - C$50.00  
   
Overtime
C$46.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$1,011 - C$10,000  
   
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$42,236 - C$95,811  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$62,895

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Key Stats for Research Scientist

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Research Scientist Salaries

▲58%

▲26%

▲6%

National Average
C$63,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Research Scientist Salaries

Material Science
▲22%

Statistical Analysis
▲12%


Technical Writing
▲6%

Data Analysis
▲5%

Research Analysis
▼0%

National Average
C$63,000

Product Development
▼3%

Molecular Biology
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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