Research Scientist Salaries in Canada

Updated Aug 12, 2022
$76,959 /yr
Average Base Pay

434 salaries

$49K

Low

$77K

Average

$120K

High

Additional Cash Compensation
Average$5,382Range$967 - $29,958

How much does a Research Scientist make? The national average salary for a Research Scientist is $76,959 in Canada. Filter by location to see Research Scientist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 434 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Research Scientist employees.

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University of British Columbia
4.3

University of British Columbia

Research Scientist

$65,100

 /yr
Range: $50K - $90K

$50K

$90K

$50,302 - $89,528 Range

Stradigi AI
3.7

Stradigi AI

Research Scientist

$99,585

 /yr
Range: $85K - $129K

$85K

$129K

$85,000 - $128,900 Range

Charles River Laboratories
3.5

Charles River Laboratories

Research Scientist

$69,870

 /yr
Range: $58K - $88K

$58K

$88K

$58,000 - $87,552 Range

University of Toronto
4.3

University of Toronto

Research Scientist

$54,922

 /yr
Range: $39K - $95K

$39K

$95K

$39,186 - $95,116 Range

McGill University
4.2

McGill University

Research Scientist

$75,125

 /yr
Range: $35K - $139K

$35K

$139K

$35,000 - $138,621 Range

University of Calgary
4.1

University of Calgary

Research Scientist

$63,544

 /yr
Range: $26K - $92K

$26K

$92K

$26,421 - $92,000 Range

University of Saskatchewan
4.2

University of Saskatchewan

Research Scientist

$63,277

 /yr
Range: $42K - $138K

$42K

$138K

$42,000 - $137,705 Range

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Ressources naturelles Canada
4.3

Ressources naturelles Canada

Research Scientist

$87,239

 /yr
Range: $57K - $121K

$57K

$121K

$56,994 - $121,051 Range

Aspect Biosystems
4.3

Aspect Biosystems

Research Scientist

$70,808

 /yr
Range: $44K - $92K

$44K

$92K

$43,986 - $92,000 Range

Government of Canada
4.1

Government of Canada

Research Scientist

$109,049

 /yr
Range: $93K - $149K

$93K

$149K

$92,707 - $148,940 Range

The Ottawa Hospital
3.9

The Ottawa Hospital

Research Scientist

$129,537

 /yr
Range: $64K - $143K

$64K

$143K

$63,802 - $143,111 Range

Gilead Sciences
3.9

Gilead Sciences

Research Scientist

$103,223

 /yr
Range: $60K - $122K

$60K

$122K

$60,000 - $121,519 Range

AbCellera
4.8

AbCellera

Research Scientist

$95,961

 /yr
Range: $86K - $108K

$86K

$108K

$86,479 - $107,955 Range

University of Waterloo
4.3

University of Waterloo

Research Scientist

$71,398

 /yr
Range: $52K - $96K

$52K

$96K

$51,860 - $96,000 Range

Canadian Nuclear Laboratories
3.8

Canadian Nuclear Laboratories

Research Scientist

$84,603

 /yr
Range: $72K - $91K

$72K

$91K

$72,000 - $91,080 Range

KGK Science
3.1

KGK Science

Research Scientist

$56,444

 /yr
Range: $51K - $81K

$51K

$81K

$50,762 - $81,235 Range

University of Alberta
4.3

University of Alberta

Research Scientist

$64,194

 /yr
Range: $33K - $105K

$33K

$105K

$32,550 - $105,462 Range

University Health Network
4.0

University Health Network

Research Scientist

$72,604

 /yr
Range: $55K - $114K

$55K

$114K

$55,284 - $113,740 Range

University of Ottawa
4.2

University of Ottawa

Research Scientist

$64,624

 /yr
Range: $54K - $86K

$54K

$86K

$53,975 - $85,507 Range

Queen's University
4.3

Queen's University

Research Scientist

$45,203

 /yr
Range: $26K - $81K

$26K

$81K

$26,000 - $80,970 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Research Scientist salaries

The national average salary for a Research Scientist is $76,959 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see a Research Scientist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 434 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Research Scientist employees.

The highest salary for a Research Scientist in Canada is $120,165 per year.

The lowest salary for a Research Scientist in Canada is $49,288 per year.

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