Average Physicist Salary in Canada

Avg. Base Salary (CAD)

The average salary for a Physicist is C$79,712 in 2023

Base Salary
C$49k - C$119k
C$502 - C$5k
Profit Sharing
C$9 - C$5k
Total Pay
C$49k - C$121k
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What is the highest pay for Physicists?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Physicist is CA$119k / year

What is the lowest pay for Physicists?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Physicist is CA$49k / year

How can Physicists increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Physicist is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Physicist that oversees more junior Physicists, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.