Sales Associate Salary

A Sales Associate earns an average wage of C$11.25 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Social Media Marketing, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Technical Sales, and Sales Management.

C$23,774 - C$61,495
(Median)
C$24K
C$39K
C$61K
MEDIAN: C$38,969
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90%

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C$10.13 - C$15.01
(Median)
C$10
C$11
C$15
MEDIAN: C$11.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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C$0C$21KC$42KC$63K
Salary
C$23,774 - C$61,495  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$9,696  
Profit Sharing
C$95.00 - C$4,750  
Commission
C$0.00 - C$27,933  
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$21,253 - C$45,189  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 567
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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C$0C$9C$18C$27
Hourly Rate
C$10.13 - C$15.01  
   
Hourly Tips
C$0.06 - C$4.07  
Overtime
C$10.10 - C$25.78  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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C$0C$18KC$36KC$54K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$9,696  
   
Commission
C$0.00 - C$27,933  
Profit Sharing
C$95.00 - C$4,750  
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$21,253 - C$45,189  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 2,050
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$24,817

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Sales Associate Reviews

What is it like working as a Sales Associate?

Sales Associate in Toronto:
"Great corporate culture, great management team."
Pros: Meeting new people every single day. The work environment is amazing . Great positive attitude from the management as well as my colleagues. Good competitive spirit amongst co-workers.
Cons: Sometimes the work can be really challenging as well as stressful. Meeting work deadlines is very crucial at the same time even tougher. Customers may be rude sometimes .

Sales Associate in Regina:
Pros: Work environment is good, coworkers are all friendly and easy-going. I have good relationship with customers.
Cons: It is not a high-paying job. You only get half an hour lunch break.

Sales Associate in Keswick:
"Bakery Associate"
Pros: Other associates working at time are sociable.
Cons: Left to pick up after associates, expected to do twice as much in half the time, always left with the undesirable hours.

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Experience Affects Sales Associate Salaries




National Average
C$25,000


Skills That Affect Sales Associate Salaries

Social Media Marketing
up arrow 23%




Training
up arrow 7%

Product Demonstration
up arrow 2%

Customer Relations
up arrow 1%

National Average
C$25,000

Merchandising
up arrow 1%

Sales
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 2%


Cashier
up arrow 8%

Retail
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 338 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 43%
dental benefits
Dental: 39%
medical benefits
Vision: 25%
dental benefits
None: 53%
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