C$45,058
Avg. Salary
C$21.24
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Research Technician is C$21.24 per hour.

The average pay for a Research Technician is C$45,058 per year.

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C$14.92
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C$26.70
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MEDIAN C$21.24
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C$35k
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C$61k
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MEDIAN C$45,058
C$34,585 - C$60,976
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MEDIAN: C$45,058
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MEDIAN: C$21.24
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Salary C$34,585 - C$60,976
Bonus C$246 - C$5,872
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$33,856 - C$59,350
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 24 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 120
Hourly Data C$0C$31
Hourly Rate C$14.92 - C$26.70
Overtime C$30.00
Annual Data C$0C$59K
Bonus C$246 - C$5,872
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$33,856 - C$59,350
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 24 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 57

Job Description for Research Technician

Research technicians assist scientists with their experiments and research. They primarily work in a lab environment, but may work in an office while analyzing basic data. The duties of a research technician working in the field of chemistry are different from a research technician working in the field of biological research. However, research technicians will usually be required to record test results, monitor experiments, use, clean and maintain equipment, care for lab animals, maintain supplies and prepare equipment for testing. Research technicians generally work as part of a team. Depending on the size of a project, they may report to the laboratory supervisors or the principal investigators (the lead scientists on projects). A great deal of a research technician's work will require on-the-job training. As such, they are usually assigned to a mentor who will train them and provide feedback.

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Research Technician Tasks
  • Clean, sanitize, maintain, and operate lab equipment.
  • May assist with research analysis.
  • Assist scientists with research and record findings in the field or lab.

Research Technician Pay By Employer

$0$50K

$40,478

$29,940

$36,326

MPI Research Inc
12 profiles
$31,573

$35,278

$37,125

$28,566

$41,271

$29,315

$30,680

Research Technician Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$45,130

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Research Technician Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Research Technician?

Research Technician in Guelph:
Try to get a job at a university. Take the CALAS certfication. Become familiar with CCAC guidelines.

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Key Stats for Research Technician

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Research Technician Salaries

Experienced
▲19%

▲3%

National Average
C$45,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Research Technician Salaries

Data Analysis
▲5%

National Average
C$45,000

Biotechnology
▼15%

Molecular Biology
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
68 %
Male
32 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 27%