The average salary for a Business Development Specialist in Canada is C$57,055.
Is Business Development Specialist your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
C$41k - C$82k
C$48 - C$12k
C$0 - C$500
C$2k - C$30k
C$40k - C$84k
Your Market Worth Over Time
How has your pay changed over time for your market? Find out by taking our salary quiz.
Job Description for Business Development Specialist
Business development specialists are responsible for creating effective business plans for their company. They are also in charge of analyzing business processes and identifying opportunities to generate additional revenue. They research industries to find purchase patterns and emerging trends to recommend changes for their organization. Business development specialists also assess potential clients and provide development support, as well as act as a facilitator between executives and external …Read more
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.
Explore the most common career paths for Business Development Specialist. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Business Development Specialist
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)
Business Development Specialist Job Listings
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.
Pay Difference by Location
Learn more about cost of living by city.
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.
Related Job Salaries
C$50k - C$104k
C$44k - C$105k
C$45k - C$102k
C$37k - C$78k
C$35k - C$54k
C$42k - C$87k
C$34k - C$65k
C$30k - C$51k
C$12k - C$42k
C$39k - C$66k