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How much does a Research Associate make?

Updated Jul. 27, 2021
$58,862 /yr
Average Base Pay

1,017 salaries

$38K

Low

$59K

Average

$90K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Research Associate is $58,862 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see Research Associate salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1017 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Research Associate employees.

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Associate Research Assistant$58,893 /yr
L3
Senior Research Assistant$53,154 /yr
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University of Toronto
4.3

University of Toronto

Research Associate

$64,326

 /yr
Range: $16K - $122K
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$16K

$122K

$16,485 - $121,817 Range

University of British Columbia
4.3

University of British Columbia

Research Associate

$64,255

 /yr
Range: $21K - $110K

$21K

$110K

$21,279 - $110,000 Range

McGill University
4.2

McGill University

Research Associate

$56,350

 /yr
Range: $23K - $78K

$23K

$78K

$22,927 - $77,596 Range

University of Calgary
4.1

University of Calgary

Research Associate

$60,184

 /yr
Range: $29K - $82K

$29K

$82K

$28,821 - $82,038 Range

University of Waterloo
4.4

University of Waterloo

Research Associate

$48,775

 /yr
Range: $22K - $82K

$22K

$82K

$22,170 - $82,098 Range

University of Alberta
4.4

University of Alberta

Research Associate

$65,000

 /yr
Range: $33K - $86K

$33K

$86K

$32,970 - $86,287 Range

University Health Network
4.1

University Health Network

Research Associate

$67,854

 /yr
Range: $52K - $85K

$52K

$85K

$51,587 - $85,000 Range

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National Research Council Canada
4.3

National Research Council Canada

Research Associate

$78,805

 /yr
Range: $60K - $111K

$60K

$111K

$60,002 - $110,859 Range

The Conference Board of Canada
2.3

The Conference Board of Canada

Research Associate

$65,229

 /yr
Range: $55K - $80K

$55K

$80K

$54,695 - $80,000 Range

Sickkids
4.3

Sickkids

Research Associate

$69,658

 /yr
Range: $44K - $101K

$44K

$101K

$44,341 - $100,800 Range

Polytechnique Montréal
4.1

Polytechnique Montréal

Research Associate

$66,132

 /yr
Range: $51K - $108K

$51K

$108K

$50,757 - $107,537 Range

Exiger
3.3

Exiger

Research Associate

$47,379

 /yr
Range: $42K - $65K

$42K

$65K

$42,217 - $65,000 Range

STEMCELL Technologies
4.1

STEMCELL Technologies

Research Associate

$61,844

 /yr
Range: $53K - $70K

$53K

$70K

$52,760 - $70,351 Range

CoStar Group
3.1

CoStar Group

Research Associate

$57,826

 /yr
Range: $51K - $63K

$51K

$63K

$51,386 - $63,089 Range

University of Toronto
4.3

University of Toronto

Research Associate - Contractor

$46,551

 /yr
Range: $34K - $81K

$34K

$81K

$33,600 - $80,702 Range

McGill University Health Centre
4

McGill University Health Centre

Research Associate

$59,560

 /yr
Range: $40K - $65K

$40K

$65K

$40,000 - $65,326 Range

Queen's University
4.3

Queen's University

Research Associate

$53,695

 /yr
Range: $28K - $65K

$28K

$65K

$27,830 - $64,879 Range

University of Saskatchewan
4.2

University of Saskatchewan

Research Associate

$56,176

 /yr
Range: $41K - $79K

$41K

$79K

$41,380 - $78,522 Range

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
4.2

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Research Associate

$59,021

 /yr
Range: $43K - $72K

$43K

$72K

$43,220 - $72,000 Range

University of Manitoba
4.2

University of Manitoba

Research Associate

$45,616

 /yr
Range: $23K - $62K

$23K

$62K

$23,249 - $62,071 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Research Associate salaries

The national average salary for a a Research Associate is $58,862 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see a Research Associate salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1017 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Research Associate employees.

The highest salary for a a Research Associate in Canada is $90,457 per year.

The lowest salary for a a Research Associate in Canada is $38,303 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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

$40,000
per year
A Research Associate in the Kitchener Area area reported making $40,000 per year
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Kitchener Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$56,400
per year
A Research Associate in the Winnipeg Area area reported making $56,400 per year
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1-2 years experience
Winnipeg Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$20
hourly
A Research Associate in the Toronto Area area reported making $20 per hour
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5-7 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$65,000
per year
A Research Associate in the Edmonton Area area reported making $65,000 per year
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3-4 years experience
Edmonton Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$50,000
per year
A Research Associate in the Montreal Area area reported making $50,000 per year
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Montreal Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$57,000
per year
A Research Associate in the Calgary Area area reported making $57,000 per year
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10+ years experience
Calgary Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$50,000
per year
A Research Associate in the Toronto Area area reported making $50,000 per year
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5-7 years experience
Toronto Area area
Contract
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
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