Average Business Development Specialist Salary in Canada

C$57,055
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$3,500
Bonus
C$5,087
Commission
C$500
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Business Development Specialist in Canada is C$57,055.
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C$41k
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C$57k
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C$82k
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MEDIAN C$57,055
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Salary
C$41k - C$82k
Bonus
C$48 - C$12k
Profit Sharing
C$0 - C$500
Commission
C$2k - C$30k
Total Pay
C$40k - C$84k

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Job Description for Business Development Specialist

Business Development Specialist Tasks
  • Quantifies business intelligence with economic models to evaluate new opportunities; presents findings clearly and makes recommendations for action.
  • Assists with core business development activities, such as generating pitch decks and communicating with clients and competitors to better understand business trends.
  • Seeks out new market insights and business opportunities through research and analysis.

Career Paths

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Business Development Specialist
Proposal Manager
Account Manager
Customer Success Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Business Development Specialist

Skills in Business Development, Project Management and Marketing Communications are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Sales and Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

Pay by Experience Level for Business Development Specialist

An entry-level Business Development Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$49,716 based on 11 salaries. An early career Business Development Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$54,516 based on 62 salaries. A mid-career Business Development Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$66,688 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Business Development Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$67,407 based on 18 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$56,845.
Employees with Business Development Specialist in their job title in Winnipeg, Manitoba earn an average of 27.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (17.5% more) and Toronto, Ontario (3.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in London, Ontario (37.8% less), Vancouver, British Columbia (10.6% less) and Montréal, Québec (3.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 137 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.0%
Early Career
45.3%
Mid Career
28.5%
Experienced
13.1%
Late Career
5.1%

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