Average Chief Scientific Officer CSO with Product Development Skills Salary in Canada

Annual Base Salary - $102,195.00/year

The average annual salary of Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) is $102,195.00


The starting salary of Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) is between $62,161.00 and $73,130.00 whereas the maximum salary range is between $126,260.00 and $145,199.00.

Minimum Annual PayMaximum Annual Pay
Average Hourly Pay - $55.62/hour

The average hourly pay of Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) is $55.62.


The maximum hourly wage is between $58.32 and $67.00.

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  • Currency : CAD
  • Annual Salary : $102,195.00
  • Hourly Pay : $55.62
  • Weekly Pay : $1,890.00
  • Fortnightly Salary : $3,779.00
  • Monthly Salary : $8,189.00

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, male employees are involved significantly more as Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) compared to female. Their involvement is 65% while of female 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 19% 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 Leadership with 2%. It can be said that Leadership skill will unlikely impact the salary.

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