Research Assistant Salaries in Canada

Updated Dec 3, 2022
$37,556 /yr
Average Base Pay

2,969 salaries

$22K

Low

$38K

Average

$65K

High

Additional Cash Compensation
Average$3,196Range$798 - $12,799

How much does a Research Assistant make? The national average salary for a Research Assistant is $37,556 in Canada. Filter by location to see Research Assistant salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 2,969 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Research Assistant employees.

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$37,556 /yr
Research Assistant
$57,441 /yr
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What are some related job titles for a Research Assistant?

Research Associate

$62,884

per year

Clinical Research Assistant

$49,996

per year

Graduate Research Assistant

$25,380

per year

Lab Assistant

$41,761

per year

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University of British Columbia
4.3

University of British Columbia

Research Assistant

$32,715

 /yr
Range: $11K - $74K

$11K

$74K

$10,966 - $74,116 Range

University of Alberta
4.3

University of Alberta

Research Assistant

$30,631

 /yr
Range: $17K - $105K

$17K

$105K

$16,839 - $104,534 Range

University of Toronto
4.3

University of Toronto

Research Assistant - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $3 - $49

$3

$49

$3 - $49 Range

University of Toronto
4.3

University of Toronto

Research Assistant

$32,065

 /yr
Range: $16K - $98K

$16K

$98K

$16,304 - $97,522 Range

University of British Columbia
4.3

University of British Columbia

Research Assistant - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $6 - $36

$6

$36

$6 - $36 Range

McGill University
4.2

McGill University

Research Assistant

$39,672

 /yr
Range: $12K - $88K

$12K

$88K

$12,000 - $87,701 Range

University of Toronto
4.3

University of Toronto

Research Assistant - Hourly Contractor

$21

 /hr
Range: $11 - $52

$11

$52

$11 - $52 Range

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McGill University
4.2

McGill University

Research Assistant - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $5 - $39

$5

$39

$5 - $39 Range

University of Calgary
4.1

University of Calgary

Research Assistant

$36,961

 /yr
Range: $14K - $74K

$14K

$74K

$13,739 - $73,515 Range

McMaster University
4.3

McMaster University

Research Assistant - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $6 - $43

$6

$43

$6 - $43 Range

Simon Fraser University
4.2

Simon Fraser University

Research Assistant

$25,910

 /yr
Range: $15K - $82K

$15K

$82K

$15,468 - $82,276 Range

University of Waterloo
4.3

University of Waterloo

Research Assistant

$35,850

 /yr
Range: $13K - $95K

$13K

$95K

$12,955 - $94,500 Range

University of Alberta
4.3

University of Alberta

Research Assistant - Hourly Contractor

$19

 /hr
Range: $9 - $46

$9

$46

$9 - $46 Range

University of Alberta
4.3

University of Alberta

Research Assistant - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $8 - $42

$8

$42

$8 - $42 Range

Concordia University
4.2

Concordia University

Research Assistant

$22,001

 /yr
Range: $11K - $67K

$11K

$67K

$10,796 - $67,389 Range

York University
4.1

York University

Research Assistant - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $4 - $40

$4

$40

$4 - $40 Range

Simon Fraser University
4.2

Simon Fraser University

Research Assistant - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $5 - $79

$5

$79

$5 - $79 Range

Queen's University
4.3

Queen's University

Research Assistant

$31,627

 /yr
Range: $12K - $71K

$12K

$71K

$12,000 - $71,250 Range

Toronto Metropolitan University
4.2

Toronto Metropolitan University

Research Assistant - Hourly

$20

 /hr
Range: $5 - $45

$5

$45

$5 - $45 Range

McGill University
4.2

McGill University

Research Assistant - Hourly Contractor

$20

 /hr
Range: $12 - $32

$12

$32

$12 - $32 Range

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The national average salary for a Research Assistant is $37,556 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see a Research Assistant salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 2969 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Research Assistant employees.

The highest salary for a Research Assistant in Canada is $65,447 per year.

The lowest salary for a Research Assistant in Canada is $21,551 per year.