A Research Scientist, Biotechnology earns an average salary of C$70,007 per year. A skill in Biotechnology is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

C$48,294 - C$91,463
C$48K
C$67K
C$91K
MEDIAN: C$66,827
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50%
90%
C$15.10 - C$59.60
C$15
C$28
C$60
MEDIAN: C$28.00
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50%
90%
C$0C$95K
Salary C$48,294 - C$91,463
Bonus C$350 - C$7,834
Profit Sharing C$45.78
Commission C$1,000
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$45,723 - C$95,815
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 May 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 116
Hourly Data C$0C$59
Hourly Rate C$15.10 - C$59.60
Overtime C$38.00
Annual Data C$0C$95K
Bonus C$350 - C$7,834
Commission C$1,000
Profit Sharing C$45.78
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$45,723 - C$95,815
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 May 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

Job Description for Research Scientist, Biotechnology

Most biotechnology research scientists work in a laboratory conducting experiments in the field of biotechnology, which looks to incorporate the unique characteristics of nature to invent or propose a product that can (for example) further crop growth, preserve food with greater safety, and possibly create a better pharmaceutical drug.

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Research Scientist, Biotechnology Tasks

  • Focus on areas that affect vital processes such as growth and aging.
  • Research or study chemical composition and processes of living organisms.
  • Determine chemical actions and effects on organisms such as the action of foods, drugs, or other substances on body functions and tissues.

Research Scientist, Biotechnology Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$66,565

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Key Stats for Research Scientist, Biotechnology

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Research Scientist, Biotechnology Salaries

Experienced
▲19%

Mid-Career
▲17%

National Average
C$67,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Research Scientist, Biotechnology Salaries

Biotechnology
▲13%

Molecular Biology
▲7%

National Average
C$67,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 14%