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Sales Associate Salary (Canada)

The average wage for a Sales Associate is C$11.03 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience. 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 Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Technical Sales.
Sales Associate Salary (?
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C$23,918 - C$60,023
(Median)
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MEDIAN: C$38,369
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Sales Associate Salary (?
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C$9.92 - C$15.35
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National Salary Data

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C$0C$21KC$42KC$63K
Salary
C$23,918 - C$60,023  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$7,790  
Profit Sharing
C$61.28 - C$9,337  
Commission
C$0.00 - C$25,716  
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$20,892 - C$50,560  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 553
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$9C$18C$27
Hourly Rate
C$9.92 - C$15.35  
   
Hourly Tips
C$0.34 - C$2.78  
Overtime
C$1.49 - C$25.45  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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C$0C$18KC$36KC$54K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$7,790  
   
Commission
C$0.00 - C$25,716  
Profit Sharing
C$61.28 - C$9,337  
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$20,892 - C$50,560  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,187
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Pay by Experience Level for Sales Associate

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Halifax
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Saskatoon
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Kitchener
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Windsor
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Richmond
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Winnipeg
0%
National Average
C$26,000
Ottawa
up arrow 7%
Victoria
up arrow 9%
London
up arrow 14%
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Sales Associate Reviews

What is it like working as a Sales Associate?
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$26,000

Skills That Affect Sales Associate Salaries

Customer Relations
up arrow 1%
National Average
C$26,000
Merchandising
up arrow 7%
Sales
up arrow 8%
Cash Handling
up arrow 13%
Retail
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 228 votes.

Gender

Female
54%
female alumni
 
Male
46%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 50% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 29% employee benefits None: 46%