Average Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Salary in Canada

C$146,520
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$28,557
Bonus
C$22,500
Commission
C$25,076
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in Canada is C$146,520.
10%
C$76k
MEDIAN
C$147k
90%
C$259k
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Salary
C$76k - C$259k
Bonus
C$5k - C$99k
Profit Sharing
C$201 - C$103k
Commission
C$6k - C$120k
Total Pay
C$76k - C$309k

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Job Description for Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Tasks
  • Drive strategic planning, business development, and fiscal operations.
  • Establish positive relationships with stakeholders and other business leaders.
  • Determine overarching goals and initiatives.

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Popular Skills for Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Skills in Leadership, Strategic Planning and Business Strategy are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include People Management and Operations Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

An entry-level Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$100,093 based on 15 salaries. An early career Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$103,945 based on 202 salaries. A mid-career Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$123,845 based on 215 salaries. An experienced Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$148,734 based on 454 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$171,270.
Employees with Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in their job title in Toronto, Ontario earn an average of 22.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Montréal, Québec (10.4% more) and Edmonton, Alberta (9.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Ottawa, Ontario (1.7% less) and Winnipeg, Manitoba (1.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,501 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.0%
Early Career
13.5%
Mid Career
14.3%
Experienced
30.2%
Late Career
41.0%