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Interesting salary comparisons for the Biotechnology and Information Technology Sectors Fall 2012

This is an interesting report on salaries (as found in October 2012) in the Biotechnology and Information Technology sectors in both Canada and the US using the website Payscale. Another site of interest: https://www1.salary.com/Biotechnology-Salaries.html

By Job Canada USA
Post Doctoral Research Associate
Research Scientist
Research Associate, Biotechnology
Research Scientist, Biotechnology
Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology
Research Laboratory Technician
Executive Assistant
Research Associate, Molecular Biology
Staff Scientist

By Job Canada USA
Sr. Software Engineer/Developer/Programmer
Programmer Analyst
Software Engineer/Developer/Programmer
Senior ProgrammerAnalyst
Software Development Manager
Computer Programmer
Software Engineering/Development Director

Another useful site for IT salaries in Canada: https://www.itworldcanada.com/salarycalculator/calculator.aspx

You can look up almost any job title and location in Canada.

eg. for E-Commerce Specialist ( GTA ) $90,000 ( country average $66,000 )

You will find on payscale.com that when you do the search again, you may get slightly different position titles and salaries – it is all about averages and you can fine tune the area of the country.

Hope this has proven useful.


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