The average pay for a Research Director in Toronto, Ontario is C$82,324 per year. Experience strongly influences income for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

C$49,493 - C$117,879
C$49K
C$87K
C$120K
MEDIAN: C$86,801
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$125K
Salary C$49,493 - C$117,879
Bonus C$0.00 - C$25,083
Commission C$3,000
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C$60,820 - C$125,082
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 29 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 41

Job Description for Research Director

A research director oversees an organization's research and development department. The research director drives team members to use the scientific method to push the boundaries of human knowledge and develop new technologies that expand the frontier of an industry.

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Research Director Tasks

  • Developing research objectives and writing proposals.
  • Manage the research budget and the allocation of funds.
  • Design methods for evaluating the effectiveness of research programs.
  • Oversee the operation of laboratories and research sites and ensure compliance with institutional and government regulations.

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Key Stats for Research Director

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Research Director Salaries

Experienced
▲21%

National Average
C$88,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
no benefits
None: 14%