The average salary for a Staff Scientist in Canada is C$69,209.
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Job Description for Staff Scientist
The responsibilities of staff scientists include collaborating with and guiding coworkers, overseeing projects and activities, and creating and reviewing procedures. Staff scientists also manage transfers and activities of other labs, perform tests, research, read and communicate data analysis, and complete other duties as assigned. Work is usually done inside an office or a lab; however, sometimes staff scientists may be required to work off site. A variety of technical, scientific, and gover…Read more
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.
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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).
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