A Retail Sales Associate earns an average wage of C$10.66 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Retail Sales Associate Total Pay (?
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C$19,675 - C$53,944
(Median)
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54K
MEDIAN: C$31,390
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Retail Sales Associate Total Pay (?
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C$9.25 - C$14.18
(Median)
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National Salary Data

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C$0C$18KC$36KC$54K
Salary
C$19,675 - C$53,944  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$2,919  
Profit Sharing
C$40.85 - C$4,894  
Commission
C$0.00 - C$20,226  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$19,504 - C$35,325  
PayScale
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,356
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$8C$16C$24
Hourly Rate
C$9.25 - C$14.18  
   
Hourly Tips
C$0.28 - C$2.71  
Overtime
C$1.52 - C$22.18  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$16KC$32KC$48K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$2,919  
   
Commission
C$0.00 - C$20,226  
Profit Sharing
C$40.85 - C$4,894  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
C$19,504 - C$35,325  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,356
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Pay Difference By Location
Montréal
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Waterloo
up arrow 7%
Ottawa
up arrow 6%
Calgary
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Halifax
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Windsor
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Mississauga
0%
National Average
C$23,000
Edmonton
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Victoria
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Winnipeg
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Brampton
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Experience Affects Retail Sales Associate Salaries

National Average
C$23,000

Skills That Affect Retail Sales Associate Salaries

Customer Service
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Sales
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Customer Relations
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National Average
C$23,000
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Gender
Female
65%
female alumni
 
Male
35%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
7%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 36% dental benefits Dental: 32%
vision benefits Vision: 19% employee benefits None: 61%
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