Researcher Salaries in Canada

Updated May 19, 2022
$60,255 /yr
Average Base Pay

382 salaries

$34K

Low

$60K

Average

$108K

High

Additional Cash Compensation
Average$5,900Range$1,168 - $29,819

The estimated total pay for a Researcher is $66,155 per year in the Canada area, with an average salary of $60,255 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $5,900 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role. The typical Researcher salary is $60,255. Salaries can range from $34,802 - $137,762. When factoring in additional pay and benefits, Researcher in Canada can expect their total pay value to be on average $66,155.

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University of Toronto
4.3

University of Toronto

Researcher

$45,954

 /yr
Range: $25K - $95K
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$25K

$95K

$25,258 - $95,129 Range

University of Alberta
4.3

University of Alberta

Researcher

$47,770

 /yr
Range: $30K - $65K

$30K

$65K

$29,878 - $65,385 Range

University of Calgary
4.1

University of Calgary

Researcher

$54,732

 /yr
Range: $31K - $135K

$31K

$135K

$31,467 - $135,000 Range

McGill University
4.1

McGill University

Researcher

$49,957

 /yr
Range: $21K - $80K

$21K

$80K

$20,649 - $80,000 Range

FPInnovations
2.8

FPInnovations

Researcher

$78,347

 /yr
Range: $63K - $105K

$63K

$105K

$63,065 - $105,188 Range

University of British Columbia
4.3

University of British Columbia

Researcher

$62,453

 /yr
Range: $43K - $98K

$43K

$98K

$42,928 - $97,847 Range

University of Waterloo
4.3

University of Waterloo

Researcher

$39,706

 /yr
Range: $14K - $65K

$14K

$65K

$13,992 - $64,956 Range

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1QB Information Technologies 1QBit
4.2

1QB Information Technologies 1QBit

Researcher

$88,480

 /yr
Range: $65K - $111K

$65K

$111K

$64,633 - $111,098 Range

University of Toronto
4.3

University of Toronto

Researcher - Contractor

$55,316

 /yr
Range: $19K - $84K

$19K

$84K

$18,915 - $84,000 Range

University Health Network
4.0

University Health Network

Researcher

$50,580

 /yr
Range: $33K - $97K

$33K

$97K

$32,517 - $96,678 Range

Huawei Technologies
3.7

Huawei Technologies

Researcher - Contractor

$104,838

 /yr
Range: $91K - $146K

$91K

$146K

$90,607 - $145,918 Range

Ryerson University
4.3

Ryerson University

Researcher

$58,364

 /yr
Range: $22K - $84K

$22K

$84K

$21,763 - $83,555 Range

University of Waterloo
4.3

University of Waterloo

Researcher - Hourly Contractor

$22

 /hr
Range: $19 - $40

$19

$40

$19 - $40 Range

University of Victoria
4.3

University of Victoria

Researcher

$42,928

 /yr
Range: $24K - $76K

$24K

$76K

$24,126 - $75,722 Range

McMaster University
4.3

McMaster University

Researcher

$63,280

 /yr
Range: $41K - $96K

$41K

$96K

$41,297 - $96,387 Range

Government of Canada
4.1

Government of Canada

Researcher

$73,456

 /yr
Range: $50K - $103K

$50K

$103K

$50,273 - $103,068 Range

Simon Fraser University
4.1

Simon Fraser University

Researcher

$61,810

 /yr
Range: $45K - $95K

$45K

$95K

$44,516 - $94,668 Range

National Research Council Canada
4.4

National Research Council Canada

Researcher

$84,568

 /yr
Range: $54K - $115K

$54K

$115K

$54,051 - $114,885 Range

Huawei Technologies
3.7

Huawei Technologies

Researcher

$118,935

 /yr
Range: $106K - $131K

$106K

$131K

$106,243 - $130,578 Range

Telecommunication Workers Union
3.8

Telecommunication Workers Union

Researcher - Hourly

$39

 /hr
Range: $38 - $39

$38

$39

$38 - $39 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Researcher salaries

The national average salary for a Researcher is $60,255 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see a Researcher salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 382 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Researcher employees.

The highest salary for a Researcher in Canada is $107,943 per year.

The lowest salary for a Researcher in Canada is $33,635 per year.