University of Toronto Employee Reviews about "low pay"

Updated Jan 17, 2021

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  • "And the work environment is very friendly(in 158 reviews)

  • "Flexible Hours and Meetings, Flexible Contract(in 138 reviews)

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  • "Low pay with entry level stipend(in 46 reviews)

  • "The job has a low salary compared to others(in 37 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Contractor

      great

      Oct 23, 2020 - Postdoctoral Researcher in Toronto, ON
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      Pros

      great environment, great accessibility, great location

      Cons

      low pay, expensive location, limited parking

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Master's student

      Jan 17, 2021 - Structural Engineer in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great opportunity to learn new skills.

      Cons

      Low pay with entry level stipend.

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Graduate students don't make much

      Jan 6, 2021 - PhD Candidate in Toronto, ON
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      Pros

      Hands on training with professor supervision.

      Cons

      Low pay. Need to find a good supervisor or you're gonna have a bad time.

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee

      need better pay

      Oct 26, 2020 - Student Assistant 
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      Pros

      flexible, adaptive, diverse, new opportunities,

      Cons

      low pay, bureaucracy, communication issues,

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    5. 5.0
      Former Contractor, more than 1 year

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      Sep 22, 2020 - Administrative/Donor Assistant in Toronto, ON
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      Pros

      flexible hour, great team environment

      Cons

      low pay, lots of busy work

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    6. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Engineering researcher

      Sep 9, 2020 - PhD Candidate 
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      Pros

      great research community graduate center for academic communication is very helpful in developing your research writing

      Cons

      very low pay TA opportunities are difficult to find

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good in-between job

      Sep 1, 2020 - Postdoctoral Fellow in Toronto, ON
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      Pros

      great labs and culture, good location

      Cons

      Low pay, long lab hours

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    8. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Low pay but good flexibility

      Aug 16, 2020 - Research Assistant in Toronto, ON
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      Pros

      Great flexibility in terms of time management

      Cons

      Low pay and few activity

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    9. 4.0
      Current Contractor, less than 1 year

      experience highly dependent on research group

      Aug 6, 2020 - Research Associate in Toronto, ON
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      Pros

      interesting and engaging work with high autonomy to drive projects

      Cons

      technology is many years before reaching market; low pay

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    10. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      University which is very large and difficult to navigate

      Jul 22, 2020 - Student in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Worklife balance. Security. Central location.

      Cons

      Low pay for graduate students and post-docs.

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