Average Staff Scientist Salary in Canada

C$69,209
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C$3,000
Bonus
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The average salary for a Staff Scientist in Canada is C$69,209.
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CA$45k
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CA$69k
90%
CA$109k
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C$45k - C$109k
Bonus
C$1k - C$12k
Total Pay
C$45k - C$110k

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Job Description for Staff Scientist

Staff Scientist Tasks
  • Develop and conduct scientific research projects with minimal supervision.
  • Accurately document and publish scientific findings.
  • Manage the technical, budgetary, and scheduling aspects of scientific research projects.

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Pay by Experience Level for Staff Scientist

An early career Staff Scientist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$65,147 based on 12 salaries. A mid-career Staff Scientist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$67,407 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Staff Scientist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$85,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Staff Scientist in their job title in Ottawa, Ontario earn an average of 38.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Vancouver, British Columbia (20.7% more) and Toronto, Ontario (8.3% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 23 survey responses.
Early Career
52.2%
Mid Career
26.1%
Experienced
21.7%

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