Average Research & Development R&D Technician Salary in Canada

Annual Base Salary - $48,365.00/year

The average annual salary of Research & Development (R&D) Technician is $48,365.00


The starting salary of Research & Development (R&D) Technician is between $34,145.00 and $40,170.00 whereas the maximum salary range is between $61,800.00 and $71,070.00.

Minimum Annual PayMaximum Annual Pay
Average Hourly Pay - $22.33/hour

The average hourly pay of Research & Development (R&D) Technician is $22.33.


The starting hourly rate is between $14.00 and $16.05 for Research & Development (R&D) Technician whereas the maximum hourly wage is between $32.40 and $37.00.

Minimum Hourly PayMaximum Hourly Pay
Bonus Range: Tooltip
$0.00 - $1,050.00
Profit Sharing: Tooltip
$0.00 - $899.00
  • Currency : CAD
  • Annual Salary : $48,365.00
  • Hourly Pay : $22.33
  • Weekly Pay : $869.00
  • Fortnightly Salary : $1,739.00
  • Monthly Salary : $3,767.00

Research & Development (R&D) Technician Salary Comparison by Gender


This pie chart demonstrates the gender share for Research & Development (R&D) Technician. 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 Research & Development (R&D) Technician compared to male. Their involvement is 53% while of male is only 47%.

Salary Distribution Based on Years of Experience

The line graph shows Research & Development (R&D) Technician salary in Canada on an annual basis. In this graph specifically, it is indicated that as the years of experience increases, so does their wages.

For Research & Development (R&D) Technician working less than a year in a company, you notice that their annual salary starts around $45,578.40.

As the years of experience reaches 1 to 4, there is a significant increase of $760.58 which would give a total wage of CAD46,338.98.

Once the experience reaches 5-9 years Research & Development (R&D) Technician salary would increase again to a total of $55,120.00, adding $8,781.02 from the last salary increase.

After reaching the 10-19 year experience in their career, another increase in salary will be added to a total of $57,352.00.

Prominent Skills Affecting Research & Development (R&D) Technician Salary

The bar graph data indicates the importance of specific skills which can have a direct impact on Research & Development (R&D) Technician's salary. It clearly highlights the skills needed for a post of Research & Development (R&D) Technician when hired by an employer. The skill that is required for Research & Development (R&D) Technician is Product Development that affects the salary by 3%.

Compensation Statistics Based on Experience Levels

This combination of a line and the bar graph shows how the experience affects the salary of Research & Development (R&D) Technician. Companies are considering factors like training and education directly affecting the salary offered to you as an employee. The line graph shows the salary increment with the increase in experience whereas the bar graph shows the comparision of how the salary is getting affected based on experience level.

As shown in the trends, lowest earning is $46,430.00 whereas the highest earning is $57,554.00 which clearly shows the salary increases with the level of expertise.

Late Career person will earn the maximum salary of $57,554.00 at 19%. So to summerize, Entry Level earns 4% less than the average salary, Early Career earns 2% less than the average salary, Mid Carrer earns 16% more than the average salary, Late Career earns 19% more than the average salary.

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