The average pay for an Entry-Level Sales Associate is C$11.41 per hour. A skill in Sales is associated with high pay for this job.

C$19,833 - C$57,548
C$20K
C$37K
C$58K
MEDIAN: C$36,830
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C$10.43 - C$14.14
C$10
C$11
C$14
MEDIAN: C$11.41
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$20KC$40KC$60K
Salary
C$19,833 - C$57,548  
   
Bonus
C$59.18 - C$10,032  
Profit Sharing
C$107.66 - C$1,838  
Commission
C$0.00 - C$17,399  
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$21,814 - C$36,483  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 172
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$8C$16C$24
Hourly Rate
C$10.43 - C$14.14  
   
Hourly Tips
C$0.08 - C$2.55  
Overtime
C$11.28 - C$21.31  
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$16KC$32KC$48K
Bonus
C$59.18 - C$10,032  
   
Commission
C$0.00 - C$17,399  
Profit Sharing
C$107.66 - C$1,838  
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$21,814 - C$36,483  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,249

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$24,263

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Sales Associate Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Sales Associate in Newmarket:
"That increases to the minimum wage would be my annual salary."
Work for company that pays more than minimum wage... Rewards staff through compensation commensurate with efforts, abilities, being a team player, etc., etc.

Sales Associate in Nanaimo:
"They Hire People With High Work Ethics And They Have None."
Do your homework, know everything you can about a company, management, customers and their jobs and wages. Don't be fooled by your employers. They want the most they can get out of you especially for a cheap dollar. Know your worth.

Key Stats for Sales Associate

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 182 votes.
075
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
10%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Sales Associate Salaries

Sales
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Training
up arrow 8%


Product Demonstration
up arrow 5%





Customer Service
0%

National Average
C$24,000


Retail
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 182 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 32%
dental benefits
Dental: 28%
vision benefits
Vision: 20%
dental benefits
None: 65%
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