Average Biochemist Salary in Canada

C$58,580
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C$3,750
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The average salary for a Biochemist in Canada is C$58,580.
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CA$46k
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CA$59k
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CA$122k
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What Do Biochemists Do?

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.

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What Are Popular Skills for Biochemists?

Skills in Molecular Biology, Biotechnology and Research Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Biochemists?

An entry-level Biochemist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$54,000 based on 7 salaries. An early career Biochemist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$52,529 based on 18 salaries. A mid-career Biochemist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$70,000 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Biochemist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$78,594 based on 7 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$98,264.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 46 survey responses.
Entry Level
15.2%
Early Career
39.1%
Mid Career
19.6%
Experienced
15.2%
Late Career
10.9%