The average salary for a Research Scientist, Biotechnology is C$67,890.
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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. Biotechnology researchers normally work for large industries, although positions do exist in governmental and nonprofit sectors. At many organizations, there i…Read more
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.
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Popular Skills for Research Scientist, Biotechnology
Skills in Biotechnology, Product Development, Data Analysis and Research Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Molecular Biology.
Pay by Experience Level for Research Scientist, Biotechnology
An entry-level Research Scientist, Biotechnology with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$58,594 based on 22 salaries. An early career Research Scientist, Biotechnology with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$65,001 based on 73 salaries. A mid-career Research Scientist, Biotechnology with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$69,510 based on 47 salaries. An experienced Research Scientist, Biotechnology with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$78,906 based on 20 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Research Scientist, Biotechnology in their job title in Toronto, Ontario earn an average of 12.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Ottawa, Ontario (9.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Montréal, Québec (16.0% less), Halifax, Nova Scotia (9.8% less) and Vancouver, British Columbia (5.8% less).
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