The average pay for an Entry-Level Assistant Research Scientist is C$18.31 per hour.

C$24,468 - C$50,951
C$24K
C$40K
C$51K
MEDIAN: C$39,757
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50%
90%
C$11.74 - C$25.53
C$12
C$17
C$26
MEDIAN: C$17.24
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50%
90%
C$0C$51K
Salary C$24,468 - C$50,951
Bonus C$500
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$24,812 - C$51,095
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 2 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 26
Hourly Data C$0C$25
Hourly Rate C$11.74 - C$25.53
Overtime C$25.88
Annual Data C$0C$51K
Bonus C$500
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$24,812 - C$51,095
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 2 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 26

Job Description for Assistant Research Scientist

An assistant research scientist is a member of a research team who performs many of tasks in the research process. Like the rest of the research team, the assistant research scientist must follow the scientific method. They begin by clearly identify a problem or hypothesis. Next, the assistant research scientist works with the team to formulate a testable hypothesis. After a hypothesis is formulated, the assistant research scientist helps up experiments to gather data to support or reject the hypothesis. Then, the assistant research scientist operates many of the laboratory's apparatus to perform the experiment and gather data. Upon successfully gathering data, the assistant research scientist works closely with senior researchers to analyze the data and write up the technical report. Occasionally, the assistant research scientist may be invited to participate in presentations, relaying the findings of the research team to stakeholders.

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Assistant Research Scientist Tasks

  • Develop, manage and analyze large-scale collection of data.
  • Write scholarly and technical papers regarding research.
  • Conduct and contribute to research projects.
  • Order and manage lab inventory, materials and equipment.
  • Know a variety of methods to collect and analyze data.

Assistant Research Scientist Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$37,830

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Key Stats for Assistant Research Scientist

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
13%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 24%
vision benefits
Vision: 10%
no benefits
None: 59%