A Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type) earns an average salary of C$83,054 per year.

C$62,738 - C$124,757
C$63K
C$86K
C$120K
MEDIAN: C$86,329
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$126K
Salary C$62,738 - C$124,757
Bonus C$1,226 - C$39,149
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$62,833 - C$126,136
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 72

Job Description for Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type)

Senior research scientists (unspecified type) typically work in a laboratory environment, conducting research and experiments for academic, industrial or commercial ends. They may help develop new products for their company, for example, or help contribute to scientific understanding within their field. If they work for universities, senior research scientists may be required to apply for grants to continue their research. Senior research scientists must have an excellent track record of safely handling hazardous materials and chemicals. They may be required to mentor, train and/or coach junior research scientists as well. Additionally, these scientists must stay up to date on developments within their field through methods such as reading academic journals, attending training programs and attending conferences within their field.

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Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type) Tasks

  • Lead the formulation, development, and optimization of new programs, designs, and prototypes.
  • Participate in research formulating and writing with other staff.
  • Assess new technologies and future applications of technologies.
  • Propose, plan, and manage research projects, report preparation, and presentation of findings.

Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type) Pay By Employer

$0$137K

$106,295

Pfizer, Inc.
15 profiles
$98,575

GlaxoSmithKline
14 profiles
$85,586

$118,630

$102,829

Lonza, Inc.
7 profiles
$86,479

$71,326

$119,988

$56,610

Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type) Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type)

Pay by Experience for a Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type) has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$70,000 based on 10 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$82,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$90,000 based on 14 salaries. A Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$104,000 based on 9 salaries.

Key Stats for Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type)

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
26%

Experience Affects Senior Research Scientist (Unspecified Type) Salaries

Late-Career
▲17%

Experienced
▲1%

National Average
C$89,000

Mid-Career
▼8%

Entry-Level
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 10%