How much does a Graduate Student make?

Updated Nov. 28, 2021
$26,653 /yr
Average Base Pay

843 salaries

$17K

Low

$27K

Average

$43K

High

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The national average salary for Graduate Student is $26,653 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see Graduate Student salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 843 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Graduate Student employees.

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University of Toronto
4.3

University of Toronto

Graduate Student

$26,256

 /yr
Range: $7K - $96K
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$7K

$96K

$7,399 - $95,703 Range

McGill University
4.2

McGill University

Graduate Student

$22,253

 /yr
Range: $13K - $37K

$13K

$37K

$13,342 - $36,638 Range

University of British Columbia
4.3

University of British Columbia

Graduate Student

$24,585

 /yr
Range: $17K - $69K

$17K

$69K

$16,927 - $69,300 Range

University of Alberta
4.3

University of Alberta

Graduate Student

$26,215

 /yr
Range: $18K - $38K

$18K

$38K

$18,000 - $37,515 Range

University of Calgary
4.1

University of Calgary

Graduate Student

$24,164

 /yr
Range: $14K - $40K

$14K

$40K

$14,219 - $39,974 Range

University of Waterloo
4.3

University of Waterloo

Graduate Student

$21,213

 /yr
Range: $11K - $50K

$11K

$50K

$11,481 - $50,211 Range

University of Western Ontario
4.4

University of Western Ontario

Graduate Student

$24,160

 /yr
Range: $13K - $49K

$13K

$49K

$13,166 - $48,938 Range

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McMaster University
4.4

McMaster University

Graduate Student

$25,234

 /yr
Range: $13K - $52K

$13K

$52K

$12,561 - $52,187 Range

Queen's University
4.3

Queen's University

Graduate Student

$26,422

 /yr
Range: $17K - $44K

$17K

$44K

$17,000 - $43,520 Range

University of Guelph
4.5

University of Guelph

Graduate Student

$21,950

 /yr
Range: $14K - $29K

$14K

$29K

$14,461 - $28,885 Range

University of Ottawa
4.3

University of Ottawa

Graduate Student

$23,890

 /yr
Range: $18K - $89K

$18K

$89K

$18,000 - $89,323 Range

York University
4.2

York University

Graduate Student

$25,572

 /yr
Range: $12K - $78K

$12K

$78K

$12,000 - $77,838 Range

Sickkids
4.2

Sickkids

Graduate Student

$30,012

 /yr
Range: $25K - $35K

$25K

$35K

$25,160 - $35,462 Range

Concordia University
4.2

Concordia University

Graduate Student

$18,279

 /yr
Range: $12K - $46K

$12K

$46K

$12,000 - $46,200 Range

University of Saskatchewan
4.2

University of Saskatchewan

Graduate Student

$20,956

 /yr
Range: $17K - $44K

$17K

$44K

$17,309 - $43,520 Range

University of Toronto
4.3

University of Toronto

Graduate Student - Hourly

$36

 /hr
Range: $6 - $52

$6

$52

$6 - $52 Range

Simon Fraser University
4.1

Simon Fraser University

Graduate Student

$23,741

 /yr
Range: $18K - $32K

$18K

$32K

$18,076 - $31,519 Range

Université Laval
4.3

Université Laval

Graduate Student

$23,728

 /yr
Range: $17K - $70K

$17K

$70K

$16,700 - $69,911 Range

University of Victoria
4.3

University of Victoria

Graduate Student

$23,348

 /yr
Range: $18K - $56K

$18K

$56K

$17,611 - $55,729 Range

University of Manitoba
4.1

University of Manitoba

Graduate Student

$23,087

 /yr
Range: $18K - $43K

$18K

$43K

$18,114 - $42,874 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Graduate Student salaries

The national average salary for a Graduate Student is $26,653 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see a Graduate Student salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 843 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Graduate Student employees.

The highest salary for a Graduate Student in Canada is $42,990 per year.

The lowest salary for a Graduate Student in Canada is $16,524 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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

$21,000
per year
A Graduate Student in the Vancouver Area area reported making $21,000 per year
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Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$17,000
per year
A Graduate Student in the Toronto Area area reported making $17,000 per year
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1-2 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$21,000
per year
A Graduate Assistant - Research in the Calgary Area area reported making $21,000 per year
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1-2 years experience
Calgary Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$22,000
per year
A Graduate Student in the Vancouver Area area reported making $22,000 per year
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1-2 years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$18,000
per year
A Graduate Student in the Edmonton Area area reported making $18,000 per year
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1-2 years experience
Edmonton Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$17,500
per year
A Graduate Student in the Toronto Area area reported making $17,500 per year
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5-7 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$14
hourly
A Graduate Student in the Toronto Area area reported making $14 per hour
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Toronto Area area
Self-Employed
 
501 to 1000 employees
College / University
$33,091
per year
A Graduate Student in the Toronto Area area reported making $33,091 per year
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5-7 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$21,000
per year
A Graduate Student in the Calgary Area area reported making $21,000 per year
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1-2 years experience
Calgary Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$30,000
per year
A Graduate Student in the Halifax Area area reported making $30,000 per year
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Halifax Area area
Part-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
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