A Research Scientist earns an average salary of C$63,859 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$44,355 - C$92,245
C$44K
C$64K
C$92K
MEDIAN: C$63,859
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C$10.41 - C$45.84
C$10
C$20
C$46
MEDIAN: C$20.35
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$32KC$64KC$96K
Salary
C$44,355 - C$92,245  
   
Bonus
C$1,012 - C$9,863  
Profit Sharing
C$6,878  
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$42,097 - C$94,986  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 341
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$16C$32C$48
Hourly Rate
C$10.41 - C$45.84  
   
Overtime
C$35.00  
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$1,012 - C$9,863  
   
Profit Sharing
C$6,878  
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$42,097 - C$94,986  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$63,869

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Key Stats for Research Scientist

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
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Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Research Scientist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 52%



National Average
C$64,000


Skills That Affect Research Scientist Salaries

Material Science
up arrow 20%

Statistical Analysis
up arrow 10%


Technical Writing
up arrow 4%

Data Analysis
up arrow 3%

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
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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