How much does a Research Technician make?

Updated Nov. 28, 2021
$50,927 /yr
Average Base Pay

227 salaries

$37K

Low

$51K

Average

$70K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Research Technician is $50,927 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see Research Technician salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 227 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Research Technician employees.

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University of British Columbia
4.3

University of British Columbia

Research Technician

$49,520

 /yr
Range: $43K - $57K
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$43K

$57K

$42,746 - $57,405 Range

University Health Network
4.1

University Health Network

Research Technician

$51,042

 /yr
Range: $46K - $69K

$46K

$69K

$45,758 - $68,728 Range

BC Assessment
3.5

BC Assessment

Research Technician - Hourly

$32

 /hr
Range: $26 - $55

$26

$55

$26 - $55 Range

University of Saskatchewan
4.2

University of Saskatchewan

Research Technician

$45,095

 /yr
Range: $18K - $70K

$18K

$70K

$18,435 - $69,930 Range

Red Deer College
3.7

Red Deer College

Research Technician

$61,237

 /yr
Range: $57K - $66K

$57K

$66K

$56,614 - $66,228 Range

Agriculture an Agri-Food Canada
4.4

Agriculture an Agri-Food Canada

Research Technician

$72,547

 /yr
Range: $38K - $77K

$38K

$77K

$37,629 - $77,000 Range

University of Manitoba
4.1

University of Manitoba

Research Technician

$44,164

 /yr
Range: $36K - $69K

$36K

$69K

$35,850 - $68,973 Range

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The Ottawa Hospital
4

The Ottawa Hospital

Research Technician - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $15 - $26

$15

$26

$15 - $26 Range

University of Alberta
4.3

University of Alberta

Research Technician

$51,900

 /yr
Range: $42K - $55K

$42K

$55K

$42,025 - $55,232 Range

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
4

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Research Technician - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $18 - $32

$18

$32

$18 - $32 Range

Sickkids
4.2

Sickkids

Research Technician

$50,070

 /yr
Range: $45K - $53K

$45K

$53K

$44,507 - $52,531 Range

University of New Brunswick
4.1

University of New Brunswick

Research Technician - Hourly

$24

 /hr
Range: $18 - $27

$18

$27

$18 - $27 Range

University Health Network
4.1

University Health Network

Research Technician - Contractor

$64,692

 /yr
Range: $44K - $71K

$44K

$71K

$43,758 - $71,108 Range

AbCellera
4.8

AbCellera

Research Technician

$64,122

 /yr
Range: $50K - $66K

$50K

$66K

$49,737 - $65,982 Range

STEMCELL Technologies
4.2

STEMCELL Technologies

Research Technician

$49,322

 /yr
Range: $44K - $57K

$44K

$57K

$44,126 - $57,444 Range

University of Saskatchewan
4.2

University of Saskatchewan

Research Technician - Hourly Contractor

$21

 /hr
Range: $20 - $28

$20

$28

$20 - $28 Range

University of Toronto
4.3

University of Toronto

Research Technician - Contractor

$46,333

 /yr
Range: $40K - $59K

$40K

$59K

$40,040 - $59,381 Range

Calian
3.7

Calian

Research Technician - Hourly Contractor

$22

 /hr
Range: $20 - $28

$20

$28

$20 - $28 Range

University of Victoria
4.3

University of Victoria

Research Technician

$48,886

 /yr
Range: $40K - $55K

$40K

$55K

$39,841 - $55,000 Range

McGill University
4.2

McGill University

Research Technician

$57,113

 /yr
Range: $46K - $65K

$46K

$65K

$45,726 - $65,000 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Research Technician salaries

The national average salary for a Research Technician is $50,927 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see a Research Technician salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 227 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Research Technician employees.

The highest salary for a Research Technician in Canada is $69,965 per year.

The lowest salary for a Research Technician in Canada is $37,069 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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

$65,000
per year
A Research Technician in the Montreal Area area reported making $65,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Montreal Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$71,000
per year
A Research Technician in the Toronto Area area reported making $71,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Hospital
$15
hourly
A Research Technician in the Halifax Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Halifax Area area
Part-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$55,000
per year
A Research Technician in the Victoria Area area reported making $55,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Victoria Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$62,000
per year
A Research Technician in the Saskatoon Area area reported making $62,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Saskatoon Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Government
$77,000
per year
A Research Technician in the London Area area reported making $77,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Government
$54,000
per year
A Research Technician in the Vancouver Area area reported making $54,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$50,000
per year
A Research Technician in the Toronto Area area reported making $50,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Hospital