A Product Development Scientist earns an average salary of C$72,617 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

C$44,880 - C$91,089
C$45K
C$59K
C$91K
MEDIAN: C$58,863
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50%
90%
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Salary C$44,880 - C$91,089
Bonus C$485 - C$7,169
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C$45,266 - C$96,162
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 37

Job Description for Product Development Scientist

Product development scientists work across a variety of fields, and their tasks vary by industry. Many product development scientists work in the food industry; in that industry, some of the scientist's tasks include ensuring their organization meets government regulations and standards pertaining to sanitation, safety, waste management, and quality standards. Developing new food items for production based on consumer feedback is another common task, as is quality control analysis.

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Product Development Scientist Tasks

  • Act as expert in available technologies, materials, procedures, and research project management.
  • Seek and understand developments in relevant fields and the competition.
  • Track and ensure compliance to laws, regulations, guidelines, and safety standards.
  • Design products and research projects based on specifications, competitive analyses, and market research.

Product Development Scientist Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$58,720

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

Key Stats for Product Development Scientist

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Product Development Scientist Salaries

Experienced
▲33%

▲1%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
C$59,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 15%