How much does a PhD Student make?

Updated Sep. 27, 2021
$25,551 /yr
Average Base Pay

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$18K

Low

$26K

Average

$37K

High

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The national average salary for PhD Student is $25,551 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see PhD Student salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 893 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by PhD Student employees.

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University of Toronto
4.3

University of Toronto

PhD Student

$28,160

 /yr
Range: $16K - $52K
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$16K

$52K

$16,007 - $52,189 Range

McGill University
4.2

McGill University

PhD Student

$24,998

 /yr
Range: $18K - $48K

$18K

$48K

$17,748 - $48,310 Range

University of British Columbia
4.3

University of British Columbia

PhD Student

$25,244

 /yr
Range: $19K - $65K

$19K

$65K

$18,815 - $65,242 Range

University of Waterloo
4.4

University of Waterloo

PhD Student

$25,840

 /yr
Range: $12K - $52K

$12K

$52K

$12,435 - $52,075 Range

McMaster University
4.4

McMaster University

PhD Student

$25,384

 /yr
Range: $16K - $41K

$16K

$41K

$15,600 - $40,849 Range

University of Calgary
4.1

University of Calgary

PhD Student

$26,798

 /yr
Range: $22K - $47K

$22K

$47K

$21,857 - $46,901 Range

University of Western Ontario
4.4

University of Western Ontario

PhD Student

$23,713

 /yr
Range: $13K - $53K

$13K

$53K

$13,126 - $52,996 Range

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Polytechnique Montréal
4.2

Polytechnique Montréal

PhD Student

$21,840

 /yr
Range: $20K - $42K

$20K

$42K

$20,366 - $42,267 Range

University of Alberta
4.4

University of Alberta

PhD Student

$24,916

 /yr
Range: $20K - $36K

$20K

$36K

$19,963 - $35,579 Range

Université Laval
4.4

Université Laval

PhD Student

$21,486

 /yr
Range: $20K - $28K

$20K

$28K

$20,000 - $28,235 Range

University of Montreal
4.4

University of Montreal

PhD Student

$21,268

 /yr
Range: $16K - $33K

$16K

$33K

$15,657 - $33,073 Range

Concordia University
4.2

Concordia University

PhD Student

$22,016

 /yr
Range: $11K - $57K

$11K

$57K

$10,507 - $56,700 Range

Simon Fraser University
4.1

Simon Fraser University

PhD Student

$24,000

 /yr
Range: $19K - $29K

$19K

$29K

$18,761 - $29,272 Range

Université de Sherbrooke
4.3

Université de Sherbrooke

PhD Student

$20,830

 /yr
Range: $16K - $46K

$16K

$46K

$15,760 - $46,395 Range

University of Ottawa
4.4

University of Ottawa

PhD Student

$23,891

 /yr
Range: $9K - $61K

$9K

$61K

$9,186 - $60,634 Range

Queen's University
4.4

Queen's University

PhD Student

$25,216

 /yr
Range: $15K - $37K

$15K

$37K

$14,846 - $36,746 Range

University of Manitoba
4.2

University of Manitoba

PhD Student

$23,078

 /yr
Range: $19K - $26K

$19K

$26K

$19,243 - $26,152 Range

York University
4.2

York University

PhD Student

$26,296

 /yr
Range: $19K - $38K

$19K

$38K

$18,558 - $38,000 Range

Memorial University of Newfoundland
4.1

Memorial University of Newfoundland

PhD Student

$21,700

 /yr
Range: $18K - $23K

$18K

$23K

$17,861 - $23,485 Range

École de technologie superieure
4.2

École de technologie superieure

PhD Student

$22,749

 /yr
Range: $18K - $26K

$18K

$26K

$18,000 - $25,775 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a PhD Student salaries

The national average salary for a PhD Student is $25,551 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see a PhD Student salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 893 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a PhD Student employees.

The highest salary for a PhD Student in Canada is $36,605 per year.

The lowest salary for a PhD Student in Canada is $17,835 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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$50,000
per year
A PhD Student in the Ottawa Area area reported making $50,000 per year
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Ottawa Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$29,996
per year
A PhD Student in the Toronto Area area reported making $29,996 per year
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3-4 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Hospital
$22,000
per year
A PhD Graduate Student in the Kitchener Area area reported making $22,000 per year
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5-7 years experience
Kitchener Area area
Contract
 
501 to 1000 employees
College / University
$31,000
per year
A PhD Student in the Toronto Area area reported making $31,000 per year
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8-10 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$30,000
per year
A PhD Student in the Edmonton Area area reported making $30,000 per year
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3-4 years experience
Edmonton Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$35,000
per year
A PhD Student in the Victoria Area area reported making $35,000 per year
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3-4 years experience
Victoria Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$34
hourly
A PhD Student in the Kamloops Area area reported making $34 per hour
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1-2 years experience
Kamloops Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$22,600
per year
A PhD Student in the Toronto Area area reported making $22,600 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$25,000
per year
A PhD Student in the Montreal Area area reported making $25,000 per year
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5-7 years experience
Montreal Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
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