Average Chief Scientific Officer CSO with Leadership Skills Salary in Canada

Annual Base Salary - $104,000.00/year

The average annual salary of Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) is $104,000.00


The starting salary of Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) is between $66,708.00 and $78,480.00 whereas the maximum salary range is between $135,890.00 and $156,274.00.

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  • Currency : CAD
  • Annual Salary : $104,000.00
  • Weekly Pay : $1,923.00
  • Fortnightly Salary : $3,846.00
  • Monthly Salary : $8,333.00

Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) Salary Comparison by Gender


This pie chart demonstrates the gender share for Chief Scientific Officer (CSO). As indicated, the golden colour represents the percentage share for women and the green represents the percentage share for men.

As shown in the chart, female employees are involved significantly more as Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) compared to male. Their involvement is 65% while of male is only 35%.

Prominent Skills Affecting Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) Salary

The bar graph data indicates the importance of specific skills which can have a direct impact on Chief Scientific Officer (CSO)'s salary. It clearly highlights the skills needed for a post of Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) when hired by an employer.

The most vital skill expected of Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) is Clinical Research which impacts the most than the rest of the skills indicated with a staggering 15% comparatively. Therefore, one’s salary would greatly depend on their skills in Clinical Research.

The skill least likely to affect one’s pay would be Research Analysis with 2%. It can be said that Research Analysis skill will unlikely impact the salary.

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