Research Scientist Salaries

349 SalariesUpdated May 11, 2021

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CA$77k / yr
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The national average salary for a Research Scientist is $77,264 in Canada. Filter by location to see Research Scientist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 349 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Research Scientist employees.

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Research Scientist

Stradigi AI

CA$95,000/yr

Range: CA$81k - CA$120k

13 salaries

CA$95,000/yr
CA$81kCA$120k

Research Scientist

Charles River Laboratories

CA$66,930/yr

Range: CA$58k - CA$81k

12 salaries

CA$66,930/yr
CA$58kCA$81k

Research Scientist

University of British Columbia

CA$61,059/yr

Range: CA$50k - CA$81k

10 salaries

CA$61,059/yr
CA$50kCA$81k

Research Scientist

Government of Canada

CA$109,973/yr

Range: CA$86k - CA$138k

8 salaries

CA$109,973/yr
CA$86kCA$138k

Research Scientist

The Ottawa Hospital

CA$120,208/yr

Range: CA$59k - CA$133k

7 salaries

CA$120,208/yr
CA$59kCA$133k

Research Scientist

McGill University

CA$77,703/yr

Range: CA$38k - CA$128k

6 salaries

CA$77,703/yr
CA$38kCA$128k

Research Scientist

University Health Network

CA$76,041/yr

Range: CA$51k - CA$117k

6 salaries

CA$76,041/yr
CA$51kCA$117k

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Research Scientist

Therapure Biopharma

CA$71,855/yr

Range: CA$70k - CA$80k

5 salaries

CA$71,855/yr
CA$70kCA$80k

Research Scientist

FPInnovations

CA$73,745/yr

Range: CA$59k - CA$92k

5 salaries

CA$73,745/yr
CA$59kCA$92k

Research Scientist

KGK Science

CA$51,212/yr

Range: CA$47k - CA$75k

5 salaries

CA$51,212/yr
CA$47kCA$75k

Research Scientist

University of Toronto

CA$50,228/yr

Range: CA$43k - CA$66k

4 salaries

CA$50,228/yr
CA$43kCA$66k

Research Scientist

University of Alberta

CA$40,276/yr

Range: CA$27k - CA$96k

4 salaries

CA$40,276/yr
CA$27kCA$96k

Research Scientist

University of Ottawa

CA$59,165/yr

Range: CA$50k - CA$80k

4 salaries

CA$59,165/yr
CA$50kCA$80k

Research Scientist

University of Saskatchewan

CA$85,660/yr

Range: CA$44k - CA$128k

4 salaries

CA$85,660/yr
CA$44kCA$128k

Research Scientist

University of New Brunswick

CA$62,028/yr

Range: CA$56k - CA$66k

4 salaries

CA$62,028/yr
CA$56kCA$66k

Research Scientist

Agriculture an Agri-Food Canada

CA$103,911/yr

Range: CA$100k - CA$108k

4 salaries

CA$103,911/yr
CA$100kCA$108k

Research Scientist

Canadian Nuclear Laboratories

CA$77,440/yr

Range: CA$73k - CA$81k

4 salaries

CA$77,440/yr
CA$73kCA$81k

Research Scientist

Department of Fisheries and Oceans

CA$87,196/yr

Range: CA$69k - CA$107k

4 salaries

CA$87,196/yr
CA$69kCA$107k

Research Scientist

NOVA Chemicals

CA$109,558/yr

Range: CA$99k - CA$167k

4 salaries

CA$109,558/yr
CA$99kCA$167k

Research Scientist

Toronto Rehab

CA$124,636/yr

Range: CA$119k - CA$143k

4 salaries

CA$124,636/yr
CA$119kCA$143k

Recent Salary Reports

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

$100,000
per year
A Scientific Specialist in the Toronto Area area reported making $100,000 per year
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3-4 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$55,000
per year
A Scientist in the Toronto Area area reported making $55,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$20,000
per year
A Research Scientist in the Montreal Area area reported making $20,000 per year
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1-2 years experience
Montreal Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$25
hourly
A Scientific Specialist in the Vancouver Area area reported making $25 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public