C$44,926
Avg. Salary
C$22.98
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Postdoctoral Research Associate is C$22.98 per hour.

The average pay for a Postdoctoral Research Associate is C$44,926 per year.

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C$15.21
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C$35.35
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MEDIAN C$44,926
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MEDIAN: C$44,926
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Salary C$34,959 - C$59,464
Bonus C$0.00 - C$8,243
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$35,065 - C$59,952
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 376
Hourly Data C$0C$35
Hourly Rate C$15.21 - C$35.35
Annual Data C$0C$59K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$8,243
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$35,065 - C$59,952
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

Job Description for Postdoctoral Research Associate

Postdoctoral research associates generally assist tenured professors and/or senior researchers and work in a university environment or laboratory, though they also work independently. They often assist principal investigators in performing experimental investigations; on behalf of principal investigators, they may provide guidance to laboratory technicians and/or support staff. They may need to utilize recording devices or use statistical procedures for research relevant to their assigned field, and are also required to review quality control of various laboratory techniques.

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Postdoctoral Research Associate Tasks
  • Design, perform, and evaluate experiments and their results.
  • Create presentations, diagrams, and graphs to convey results to funders, the public and other researchers.
  • Write up results in lab notebooks as well as for publication.
  • Maintain, inspect, and use laboratory and equipment.

Postdoctoral Research Associate Pay By Employer

$0$70K

$53,226

$47,594

$48,712

$48,577

$50,761

$48,030

$52,347

$44,219

Yale University
8 profiles
$44,533

$46,109

Common Career Paths for Postdoctoral Research Associate


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Pay Difference by Location

2%

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-11%

National Average: C$45,071

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

Postdoctoral Research Associate Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Postdoctoral Research Associate?

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Montreal:
"Underpaid Post-doctoral researchers saving world."
Pros: Plenty of research questions to answer. Work flexibility.
Cons: Low pay. No perk. Hard to find a job later.

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Vancouver:
"High pace, stressful, flexible, insipiring."
Pros: Interesting studies and career building opportunities.
Cons: Limited timeframe of employment and not many permanent jobs available.

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Key Stats for Postdoctoral Research Associate

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
1%

Experience Affects Postdoctoral Research Associate Salaries

Experienced
▲7%

▲5%

National Average
C$45,000

▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
37 %
Male
63 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 37%
vision benefits
Vision: 21%
no benefits
None: 33%