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Research Assistant Salaries

769 SalariesUpdated Mar 30, 2020
Average Base Pay
CA$29k/yr
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CA$18k
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CA$29k
Average
CA$51k
High
How much does a Research Assistant make?

The national average salary for a Research Assistant is $29,303 in Canada. Filter by location to see Research Assistant salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 769 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Research Assistant employees.

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Average Base Salaries in (CAD)
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Average Base Salaries in (CAD)
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University of British Columbia
CA$25,252/yr
Range: CA$17k - CA$53k
71 salaries
CA$25,252/yr
CA$17kCA$53k
McGill University
CA$24,600/yr
Range: CA$16k - CA$70k
55 salaries
CA$24,600/yr
CA$16kCA$70k
University of Alberta
CA$26,000/yr
Range: CA$19k - CA$71k
51 salaries
CA$26,000/yr
CA$19kCA$71k
University of Toronto
CA$14/hr
Range: CA$12 - CA$30
46 salaries
CA$14/hr
CA$12CA$30
McGill University
CA$16/hr
Range: CA$11 - CA$29
40 salaries
CA$16/hr
CA$11CA$29
University of Toronto
CA$28,718/yr
Range: CA$16k - CA$45k
36 salaries
CA$28,718/yr
CA$16kCA$45k
University of British Columbia
CA$19/hr
Range: CA$15 - CA$28
35 salaries
CA$19/hr
CA$15CA$28

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University of Calgary
CA$26,540/yr
Range: CA$17k - CA$61k
34 salaries
CA$26,540/yr
CA$17kCA$61k
University of Waterloo
CA$30,211/yr
Range: CA$17k - CA$63k
30 salaries
CA$30,211/yr
CA$17kCA$63k
Simon Fraser University
CA$22,309/yr
Range: CA$16k - CA$51k
27 salaries
CA$22,309/yr
CA$16kCA$51k
Bank of Canada
CA$56,088/yr
Range: CA$49k - CA$68k
26 salaries
CA$56,088/yr
CA$49kCA$68k
University of Toronto
CA$21/hr
Range: CA$11 - CA$40
23 salaries
CA$21/hr
CA$11CA$40
McMaster University
CA$16/hr
Range: CA$12 - CA$39
23 salaries
CA$16/hr
CA$12CA$39
Concordia University
CA$19,453/yr
Range: CA$10k - CA$61k
22 salaries
CA$19,453/yr
CA$10kCA$61k
York University
CA$16/hr
Range: CA$12 - CA$28
21 salaries
CA$16/hr
CA$12CA$28
Ryerson University
CA$19/hr
Range: CA$15 - CA$24
21 salaries
CA$19/hr
CA$15CA$24
University of Alberta
CA$19/hr
Range: CA$13 - CA$29
21 salaries
CA$19/hr
CA$13CA$29
Queen's University
CA$26,573/yr
Range: CA$20k - CA$49k
20 salaries
CA$26,573/yr
CA$20kCA$49k
Simon Fraser University
CA$22/hr
Range: CA$12 - CA$27
19 salaries
CA$22/hr
CA$12CA$27
Dalhousie University
CA$23,927/yr
Range: CA$10k - CA$45k
17 salaries
CA$23,927/yr
CA$10kCA$45k

Recent Salary Reports

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

$42,000
per year
A Research Assistant in the Montreal Area area reported making $42,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Montreal Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$25
hourly
A Student Research Assistant in the Kitchener Area area reported making $25 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Kitchener Area area
Intern
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$24,500
per year
A Research Assistant in the Calgary Area area reported making $24,500 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Calgary Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$15
hourly
A Research Assistant in the Toronto Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
Toronto Area area
Intern
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$40,000
per year
A Research Assistant in the Toronto Area area reported making $40,000 per year
Job Highlights
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$23,000
per year
A Research Assistant in the Calgary Area area reported making $23,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Calgary Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$20,132
per year
A Research Assistant in the Calgary Area area reported making $20,132 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Calgary Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$46,213
per year
A Research Assistant in the Kitchener Area area reported making $46,213 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Kitchener Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
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