Average Research Chemist Salary in Canada

C$62,489
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C$1,983
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The average salary for a Research Chemist in Canada is C$62,489.
10%
C$42k
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C$62k
90%
C$87k
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C$42k - C$87k
Bonus
C$300 - C$5k
Total Pay
C$43k - C$86k

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Job Description for Research Chemist

Research Chemist Tasks
  • Design, develop, and characterize novel synthetic products and processes.
  • Create and maintain product development strategies, documentation and progress reports.
  • Keep up to date on current research and technologies.
  • Observe, analyze, calculate and evaluate results from laboratory work to improve processes and communicate data.

Job Satisfaction for Research Chemist

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Popular Skills for Research Chemist

Skills that pay less than market rate include Project Management, Technical Analysis, Research Analysis and Product Development.

Pay by Experience Level for Research Chemist

An entry-level Research Chemist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$45,000 based on 13 salaries. An early career Research Chemist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$54,385 based on 30 salaries. A mid-career Research Chemist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$71,782 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Research Chemist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$71,216 based on 9 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$62,000.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Research Chemist in their job title in Montréal, Québec earn an average of 4.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Toronto, Ontario (3.2% more) and Vancouver, British Columbia (0.8% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 80 survey responses.
Entry Level
16.3%
Early Career
37.5%
Mid Career
28.7%
Experienced
11.3%
Late Career
6.3%