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|Research Scientist salaries - 22 salaries reported||$67,169/yr|
|Research Scientist salaries - 21 salaries reported||$72,015/yr|
|Research Scientist salaries - 19 salaries reported||$105,266/yr|
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|Research Scientist salaries - 15 salaries reported||$56,956/yr|
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|Research Scientist salaries - 14 salaries reported||$75,159/yr|
|Research Scientist salaries - 11 salaries reported||$113,374/yr|
|Research Scientist salaries - 11 salaries reported||$67,169/yr|
|Research Scientist salaries - 10 salaries reported||$90,699/yr|
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The average salary for a Research Scientist is $88,189 per year in Canada. Salaries estimates are based on 904 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Research Scientist employees in Canada.
The highest salary for a Research Scientist in Canada is $119,242 per year.
The lowest salary for a Research Scientist in Canada is $66,736 per year.
Research scientists make a very good income and salaries are growing at a steady rate. A research scientist’s salary starts higher than the average salary in Canada. Salaries are the highest in Alberta, Ontario, and Quebec. You can also make more money as a research scientist by working within urban areas or large city centers. Having years of experience as a research scientist will also gain you a higher salary.
To earn a higher salary as a research scientist, consider staying where you are and asking for a raise or alternative employers who may pay more. You have many options, including government and university research laboratories, telecommunications companies, aerospace, electronic, and electrical manufacturing companies, hospitals, power utilities, and various other manufacturing, research, and processing consulting firms. Most employers usually require a master’s degree in your field of expertise or sometimes even a doctoral degree. Your employment options will be limited if you’re a research scientist with just a bachelor’s or a graduate’s degree. As a Clinical Research Professional (CRP), you can bolster your professional reputation by getting certification through the Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA), making you more valuable to any employer.
If you’d like to negotiate your salary as a research scientist or a job offer you’ve received, look up research scientist jobs and check out the wages in your province or territory for research scientists with your qualifications. The university and government labs are generally funded by donations and grants and don’t have as much wiggle room in their salary offers. In cases where the salary is quite firm, you could ask for other perks that would make up the shortfall, such as extra paid vacation days or extended healthcare benefits. If that isn’t good enough for you, plenty of private and public organizations will pay good money for an established research scientist. Negotiate by showing proof of your published findings, collaborations, and newly developed methods or products.
About 67.86% of Research Scientist professionals feel satisfied with their salary, according to anonymous Glassdoor ratings. An additional $6,338 in potential pay per year, among other factors, can qualify the annual pay of a Research Scientist in Canada as a good salary.
Research Scientist professionals in Canada have a wide total pay range, between $52,564 and $161,281 depending on experience, with an estimated total pay of $88,189 following the average career path of a Research Scientist.