Average Entry-Level Cashier Hourly Pay in Canada

C$11.47
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
C$194
Bonus
C$0
Commission
C$146
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Cashier in Canada is C$11.47.
10%
CA$10.48
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CA$11.47
90%
CA$14.15
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Hourly Rate
C$10 - C$14
Bonus
C$7 - C$1,014
Profit Sharing
C$51 - C$590
Commission
C$0 - C$412
Total Pay
C$21,796 - C$29,625

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Job Description for Cashier

Cashier Tasks
  • Close and balance cash drawers.
  • Operate cash register to process sales.
  • Bag merchandise and collect money.
The top respondents for the job title Cashier are from the companies Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, Shoppers Drug Mart Inc. and The Real Canadian Superstore. Reported salaries are highest at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc where the average pay is C$11.94. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Shoppers Drug Mart Inc. and Tim Hortons Inc, earning around C$11.53 and C$11.51, respectively. Macdonalds pays the lowest at around C$11.11. The Real Canadian Superstore and Safeway, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying C$11.39 and C$11.44, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Cashier

Skills in Cash Handling, Customer Service, Cleaning and Retail are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Sales.

Pay by Experience Level for Cashier

An early career Cashier with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$11.69 based on 1,742 salaries. A mid-career Cashier with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$12.63 based on 419 salaries. An experienced Cashier with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$13.39 based on 290 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$13.
Employees with Cashier in their job title in Edmonton, Alberta earn an average of 8.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (8.0% more) and Toronto, Ontario (1.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (2.4% less), Vancouver, British Columbia (2.4% less) and Ottawa, Ontario (1.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,604 survey responses.
Early Career
66.9%
Mid Career
16.1%
Experienced
11.1%
Late Career
5.9%