Sales Associate Salary (Canada)

The average wage for a Sales Associate is C$11.01 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 Total Pay (?
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C$23,830 - C$60,577
(Median)
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MEDIAN: C$38,673
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Sales Associate Total Pay (?
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C$9.90 - C$15.34
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MEDIAN: C$11.00
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National Salary Data

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C$0C$21KC$42KC$63K
Salary
C$23,830 - C$60,577  
   
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$7,919  
Profit Sharing
C$90.00 - C$9,400  
Commission
C$0.00 - C$25,623  
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$20,840 - C$51,312  
PayScale
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,679
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$9C$18C$27
Hourly Rate
C$9.90 - C$15.34  
   
Hourly Tips
C$0.06 - C$3.28  
Overtime
C$1.48 - C$25.79  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$18KC$36KC$54K
Bonus
C$0.00 - C$7,919  
   
Commission
C$0.00 - C$25,623  
Profit Sharing
C$90.00 - C$9,400  
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$20,840 - C$51,312  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,679
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Pay Difference By Location
Halifax
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Saskatoon
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Kitchener
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Winnipeg
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Richmond
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National Average
C$26,000
Ottawa
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Victoria
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London
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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

Oral / Verbal Communication
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Customer Relations
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National Average
C$26,000
Merchandising
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up arrow 8%
Cash Handling
up arrow 15%
Retail
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 206 votes.
Gender
Female
53%
female alumni
 
Male
47%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
6%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 51% dental benefits Dental: 47%
vision benefits Vision: 30% employee benefits None: 45%
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