A Research Associate (Unspecified Type) earns an average salary of C$50,594 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

C$36,270 - C$71,503
C$36K
C$51K
C$72K
MEDIAN: C$50,543
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50%
90%
C$14.85 - C$33.53
C$15
C$22
C$34
MEDIAN: C$22.42
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50%
90%
C$0C$72K
Salary C$36,270 - C$71,503
Bonus C$1,510 - C$10,161
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$35,704 - C$72,016
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 276
Hourly Data C$0C$46
Hourly Rate C$14.85 - C$33.53
Overtime C$44.53
Annual Data C$0C$72K
Bonus C$1,510 - C$10,161
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$35,704 - C$72,016
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 68

Job Description for Research Associate (Unspecified Type)

If you enjoy getting to the bottom of things or being able to discover new things through vigorous hours of long hard research, then being a research associate may be a great career for you. Although the specific job duties of a research associate depend greatly on what type of company one is employed by, the work will be similar in general. One cannot simply apply to become a research associate without the proper experience; generally speaking, an advanced educational degree is normally required for one to be considered for such a position. Typically, a person who holds down this position will be doing extensive research for pharmaceutical companies, medical related companies, scientific labs, archeological excavations, various physiological studies, as well as numerous other areas where the expertise of critical research is needed. One of those places often comes via an extensive legal trial, as law firms will often seek the help of a research associate in order to help them with a difficult case. In other scenarios, major universities may hire a research associate on a temporary basis in order to help them complete a certain type of study. In these types of cases, research associates are counted on to give lectures to students as well. An individual works as a research associate usually will also be required to organize statistics, create scientific documents, as well as other similar tasks that involve a high degree of knowledge. (Copyright 2018 PayScale.com)


Research Associate (Unspecified Type) Tasks

  • Gather, process and analyze data or information.

Research Associate (Unspecified Type) Pay By Employer

$0$113K

$43,960

$48,137

$70,489

$52,727

$46,697

$61,635

$48,037

$39,063

Pitchbook
8 profiles
$40,587

$34,796

Common Career Paths for Research Associate (Unspecified Type)


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Research Associate (Unspecified Type) Job Listings

Popular Skills for Research Associate (Unspecified Type)

Pay by Experience Level for Research Associate (Unspecified Type)

Pay by Experience for a Research Associate (Unspecified Type) has a positive trend. An entry-level Research Associate (Unspecified Type) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$48,000 based on 100 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Research Associate (Unspecified Type) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$59,000 based on 43 salaries. An experienced Research Associate (Unspecified Type) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$58,000 based on 22 salaries. A Research Associate (Unspecified Type) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$55,000 based on 6 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$50,816

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Research Associate (Unspecified Type) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Research Associate (Unspecified Type)?

Research Associate (Unspecified Type) in Fort Qu'Appelle:
"File Clerk/Researcher."
Pros: Work on your own unsupervised as it is detailed, data entry, researching former clients.
Cons: I had to fill in for the administrative assistant when she was on leave or holidays.

Research Associate (Unspecified Type) in Vancouver:
Pros: People
Cons: Pay, Change Management

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Key Stats for Research Associate (Unspecified Type)

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 41 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Research Associate (Unspecified Type) Salaries

▲16%

▲15%

Late-Career
▲9%

National Average
C$51,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Research Associate (Unspecified Type) Salaries

Project Management
▲1%

National Average
C$51,000

Data Analysis
▼1%



Market Research
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 26%