The average wage for a Sales Associate is C$11.59 per hour. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. A skill in Social Media Marketing is associated with high pay for this job.

C$22,531 - C$61,732
C$23K
C$39K
C$62K
MEDIAN: C$38,517
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C$10.51 - C$14.94
C$11
C$12
C$15
MEDIAN: C$11.59
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$21KC$42KC$63K
Salary
C$22,531 - C$61,732  
   
Bonus
C$98.92 - C$9,970  
Profit Sharing
C$106.65 - C$2,061  
Commission
C$0.00 - C$28,839  
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$22,016 - C$41,925  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 296
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$9C$18C$27
Hourly Rate
C$10.51 - C$14.94  
   
Hourly Tips
C$0.08 - C$3.33  
Overtime
C$11.23 - C$26.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$18KC$36KC$54K
Bonus
C$98.92 - C$9,970  
   
Commission
C$0.00 - C$28,839  
Profit Sharing
C$106.65 - C$2,061  
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$22,016 - C$41,925  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,498

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Pay by Experience Level for Sales Associate

Pay by Experience for a Sales Associate has a positive trend. An entry-level Sales Associate with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $24,000 based on 1,368 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sales Associate with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 382 salaries. An experienced Sales Associate which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 211 salaries. A Sales Associate with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 87 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$24,975

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Sales Associate Reviews

Q: 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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Key Stats for Sales Associate

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 229 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Sales Associate Salaries

▲39%

▲25%

▲11%

National Average
C$25,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Sales Associate Salaries

Social Media Marketing
▲22%



▲8%

Problem Solving
▲8%


▲3%


Product Demonstration
▲2%

Merchandising
▼0%

National Average
C$25,000



Cashier
▼9%

Retail
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 229 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision: 22%
no benefits
None: 60%