The average salary for a Research Analyst in Canada is C$50,598.
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Job Description for Research Analyst
Research analysts must carefully examine data and produce meaningful information for their employer. This can involve not only drawing meaning from the data, but also checking to make sure the data is correct and using it to validate ideas and theories. When not examining or verifying information, a research analyst must work with their superiors to demonstrate what they have learned from their data and how it can be applied in the future for their business. Research analysts can be found in bo…Read more
Research Analyst Tasks
- Use a variety of sources to research and analyze topics, becoming an expert in a field.
- Collect and analyze quantitative data.
- Present results in written and oral formats.
- Interview clients or team members to identify information needs and deliverables.
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Popular Skills for Research Analyst
Skills in Data Analysis and Statistical Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel and Research Analysis.
Pay by Experience Level for Research Analyst
An entry-level Research Analyst with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$45,904 based on 48 salaries. An early career Research Analyst with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$49,570 based on 335 salaries. A mid-career Research Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$59,519 based on 89 salaries. An experienced Research Analyst with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$67,884 based on 33 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$71,469.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Research Analyst in their job title in Edmonton, Alberta earn an average of 29.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Ottawa, Ontario (6.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Montréal, Québec (8.6% less), Mississauga, Ontario (7.9% less) and Vancouver, British Columbia (1.9% less).
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