Research Scientist Salaries

223 SalariesUpdated Jan 19, 2021

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CA$76k / yr
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The national average salary for a Research Scientist is $76,280 in Canada. Filter by location to see Research Scientist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 223 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Research Scientist employees.

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Research Scientist

Charles River Laboratories

CA$66,044/yr

Range: CA$44k - CA$81k

9 salaries

CA$66,044/yr
CA$44kCA$81k

Research Scientist

Stradigi AI

CA$93,444/yr

Range: CA$80k - CA$114k

8 salaries

CA$93,444/yr
CA$80kCA$114k

Research Scientist

The Ottawa Hospital

CA$118,741/yr

Range: CA$58k - CA$131k

7 salaries

CA$118,741/yr
CA$58kCA$131k

Research Scientist

University of British Columbia

CA$56,401/yr

Range: CA$49k - CA$75k

6 salaries

CA$56,401/yr
CA$49kCA$75k

Research Scientist

University Health Network

CA$70,000/yr

Range: CA$50k - CA$116k

5 salaries

CA$70,000/yr
CA$50kCA$116k

Research Scientist

Government of Canada

CA$113,405/yr

Range: CA$85k - CA$136k

5 salaries

CA$113,405/yr
CA$85kCA$136k

Research Scientist

Therapure Biopharma

CA$70,978/yr

Range: CA$69k - CA$79k

5 salaries

CA$70,978/yr
CA$69kCA$79k

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Research Scientist

FPInnovations

CA$72,845/yr

Range: CA$58k - CA$91k

5 salaries

CA$72,845/yr
CA$58kCA$91k

Research Scientist - Hourly

McGill University

CA$37/hr

Range: CA$18 - CA$60

4 salaries

CA$37/hr
CA$18CA$60

Research Scientist

Canadian Nuclear Laboratories

CA$76,495/yr

Range: CA$72k - CA$80k

4 salaries

CA$76,495/yr
CA$72kCA$80k

Research Scientist

Toronto Rehab

CA$123,115/yr

Range: CA$118k - CA$141k

4 salaries

CA$123,115/yr
CA$118kCA$141k

Research Scientist

Lallemand

CA$49,738/yr

Range: CA$45k - CA$73k

4 salaries

CA$49,738/yr
CA$45kCA$73k

Research Scientist

KGK Science

CA$50,988/yr

Range: CA$45k - CA$74k

4 salaries

CA$50,988/yr
CA$45kCA$74k

Research Scientist - Contractor

University of Calgary

CA$84,021/yr

Range: CA$53k - CA$84k

3 salaries

CA$84,021/yr
CA$53kCA$84k

Research Scientist

University of New Brunswick

CA$63,913/yr

Range: CA$55k - CA$65k

3 salaries

CA$63,913/yr
CA$55kCA$65k

Research Scientist

NOVA Chemicals

CA$98,578/yr

Range: CA$98k - CA$118k

3 salaries

CA$98,578/yr
CA$98kCA$118k

Research Scientist

Gilead Sciences

CA$94,452/yr

Range: CA$93k - CA$102k

3 salaries

CA$94,452/yr
CA$93kCA$102k

Research Scientist

DuPont

CA$90,724/yr

Range: CA$87k - CA$94k

3 salaries

CA$90,724/yr
CA$87kCA$94k

Research Scientist

SWITCH Materials

CA$81,373/yr

Range: CA$79k - CA$90k

3 salaries

CA$81,373/yr
CA$79kCA$90k

Research Scientist

Safe Engineering Services & technologies

CA$50,550/yr

Range: CA$51k - CA$74k

3 salaries

CA$50,550/yr
CA$51kCA$74k
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Recent Salary Reports

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

$50,000
per year
A Research Scientist in the Montreal Area area reported making $50,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Montreal Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$122,000
per year
An Applied Research Scientist in the Toronto Area area reported making $122,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$125,000
per year
An Applied Research Scientist in the Montreal Area area reported making $125,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Montreal Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$50,000
per year
A Research Scientist in the Vancouver Area area reported making $50,000 per year
Additional Pay
$800 cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$75,383
per year
A Scientist in the Vancouver Area area reported making $75,383 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$45,000
per year
A Scientist in the Victoria Area area reported making $45,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Victoria Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$80,000
per year
A Research Scientist in the Vancouver Area area reported making $80,000 per year
Job Highlights
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Government
$60,306
per year
A Scientist in the Windsor Area area reported making $60,306 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Windsor Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
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