C$59,072
Avg. Salary
C$18.00
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Biochemist is C$18.00 per hour.

The average pay for a Biochemist is C$59,072 per year.

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MEDIAN C$59,072
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MEDIAN: C$59,072
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Salary C$40,547 - C$120,170
Bonus C$5,000
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$36,706 - C$119,316
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 31

Job Description for Biochemist

A biochemist is a scientist who works with molecules and compounds, often at a cellular level. They study the way that cells across a variety of biological compounds interact, using this information in association with goals such as creating more effective medications, diagnosing diseases and producing healthier food. Biochemists may work for a wide number of employers, such as pharmaceutical companies, research hospitals, universities and food-producing companies.

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Biochemist Tasks
  • Research, identify, and synthesize biological macromolecules (proteins, lipids, etc.) through individual and collaborative efforts.
  • Teach and supervise undergraduate students.
  • Operate laboratory equipment and maintain meticulous notes on usage and protocols.
  • Disseminate findings through reports and professional articles.

Biochemist Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

-13%

National Average: C$57,391

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Biochemist

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Biochemist Salaries

▲13%

National Average
C$57,000

▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
57 %
Male
43 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 17%