A Research Scientist earns an average salary of C$63,582 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Material Science and Statistical Analysis. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

C$44,568 - C$91,266
C$45K
C$64K
C$91K
MEDIAN: C$63,581
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C$10.36 - C$45.96
C$10
C$22
C$46
MEDIAN: C$21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$32KC$64KC$96K
Salary
C$44,568 - C$91,266  
   
Bonus
C$1,010 - C$10,137  
Profit Sharing
C$7,000  
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$42,993 - C$94,049  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 345
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$16C$32C$48
Hourly Rate
C$10.36 - C$45.96  
   
Overtime
C$30.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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C$0C$32KC$64KC$96K
Bonus
C$1,010 - C$10,137  
   
Profit Sharing
C$7,000  
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$42,993 - C$94,049  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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Pay by Experience Level for Research Scientist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$63,615

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Key Stats for Research Scientist

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Research Scientist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 28%



National Average
C$64,000


Skills That Affect Research Scientist Salaries

Material Science
up arrow 20%

Statistical Analysis
up arrow 11%


Data Analysis
up arrow 4%

Technical Writing
up arrow 3%

Research Analysis
0%

National Average
C$64,000

Product Development
up arrow 4%

Molecular Biology
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
35 %
Male
65 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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