How much does a Research Associate make?

Updated Oct. 21, 2021
$59,856 /yr
Average Base Pay

1,061 salaries

$39K

Low

$60K

Average

$92K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Research Associate is $59,856 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see Research Associate salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1061 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Research Associate employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Associate Research Assistant$59,855 /yr
L3
Senior Research Assistant$54,325 /yr
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University of Toronto
4.3

University of Toronto

Research Associate

$65,690

 /yr
Range: $17K - $123K
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$17K

$123K

$16,707 - $123,456 Range

University of British Columbia
4.3

University of British Columbia

Research Associate

$65,551

 /yr
Range: $22K - $111K

$22K

$111K

$21,566 - $111,483 Range

University of Calgary
4.1

University of Calgary

Research Associate

$60,127

 /yr
Range: $29K - $83K

$29K

$83K

$29,209 - $83,142 Range

McGill University
4.2

McGill University

Research Associate

$57,285

 /yr
Range: $23K - $79K

$23K

$79K

$23,236 - $78,640 Range

University of Waterloo
4.4

University of Waterloo

Research Associate

$49,544

 /yr
Range: $22K - $86K

$22K

$86K

$22,469 - $86,281 Range

University of Alberta
4.3

University of Alberta

Research Associate

$64,908

 /yr
Range: $33K - $87K

$33K

$87K

$33,414 - $87,448 Range

University Health Network
4.1

University Health Network

Research Associate

$67,576

 /yr
Range: $52K - $89K

$52K

$89K

$52,281 - $88,532 Range

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National Research Council Canada
4.4

National Research Council Canada

Research Associate

$79,865

 /yr
Range: $61K - $112K

$61K

$112K

$60,809 - $112,351 Range

The Conference Board of Canada
2.3

The Conference Board of Canada

Research Associate

$66,107

 /yr
Range: $55K - $81K

$55K

$81K

$55,431 - $81,078 Range

Sickkids
4.3

Sickkids

Research Associate

$70,595

 /yr
Range: $45K - $102K

$45K

$102K

$44,937 - $101,870 Range

Polytechnique Montréal
4.2

Polytechnique Montréal

Research Associate

$67,022

 /yr
Range: $51K - $109K

$51K

$109K

$51,440 - $108,983 Range

CoStar Group
2.9

CoStar Group

Research Associate

$58,566

 /yr
Range: $50K - $64K

$50K

$64K

$50,000 - $63,938 Range

Exiger
3.3

Exiger

Research Associate

$48,016

 /yr
Range: $43K - $66K

$43K

$66K

$42,785 - $65,690 Range

STEMCELL Technologies
4.1

STEMCELL Technologies

Research Associate

$62,676

 /yr
Range: $53K - $71K

$53K

$71K

$53,470 - $71,297 Range

University of Toronto
4.3

University of Toronto

Research Associate - Contractor

$47,177

 /yr
Range: $34K - $82K

$34K

$82K

$33,742 - $81,787 Range

McGill University Health Centre
3.8

McGill University Health Centre

Research Associate

$60,361

 /yr
Range: $40K - $66K

$40K

$66K

$40,424 - $66,205 Range

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
4

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Research Associate

$60,088

 /yr
Range: $44K - $73K

$44K

$73K

$43,801 - $72,971 Range

Queen's University
4.3

Queen's University

Research Associate

$54,418

 /yr
Range: $28K - $66K

$28K

$66K

$28,204 - $65,752 Range

University of Waterloo
4.4

University of Waterloo

Research Associate - Contractor

$52,421

 /yr
Range: $19K - $90K

$19K

$90K

$19,253 - $90,190 Range

University of Saskatchewan
4.2

University of Saskatchewan

Research Associate

$56,931

 /yr
Range: $42K - $80K

$42K

$80K

$41,937 - $79,579 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Research Associate salaries

The national average salary for a Research Associate is $59,856 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see a Research Associate salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1061 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Research Associate employees.

The highest salary for a Research Associate in Canada is $91,707 per year.

The lowest salary for a Research Associate in Canada is $39,067 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent research associate salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$4,500
monthly
A Research Associate in the Montreal Area area reported making $4,500 per month
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5-7 years experience
Montreal Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$55,620
per year
A Research Associate in the Montreal Area area reported making $55,620 per year
Job Highlights
Montreal Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$52,000
per year
A Research Associate in the Toronto Area area reported making $52,000 per year
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3-4 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$60,300
per year
A Research Associate in the Vancouver Area area reported making $60,300 per year
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3-4 years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$35
hourly
A Research Associate in the Calgary Area area reported making $35 per hour
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3-4 years experience
Calgary Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$46,000
per year
A Research Associate in the Toronto Area area reported making $46,000 per year
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1-2 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$93,148
per year
A Research Associate in the Toronto Area area reported making $93,148 per year
Additional Pay
$45k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$30
hourly
A Research Associate in the Toronto Area area reported making $30 per hour
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10+ years experience
Toronto Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$46,870
per year
A Research Associate in the Kitchener Area area reported making $46,870 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Kitchener Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
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