Average Retail Manager Salary in Canada

C$44,140
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$2,877
Bonus
C$2,700
Commission
C$2,564
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Retail Manager in Canada is C$44,140.
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C$33k
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C$64k
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MEDIAN C$44,140
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Salary
C$33k - C$64k
Bonus
C$491 - C$10k
Profit Sharing
C$967 - C$8k
Commission
C$432 - C$11k
Total Pay
C$30k - C$62k

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Job Description for Retail Manager

Retail Manager Tasks
  • Manage overall day to day operations of the store, including hiring, reviewing, and employee scheduling.
  • Assist in planning annual or specific budgets.
  • Develop rapport and make connections with the retail team and customers.
  • Set and track retail goals and objectives.

Popular Employer Salaries for Retail Manager

The top respondents for the job title Retail Manager are from the companies Chapters, Indigo, Reitmans (Canada) Ltd. and Carter's Childrenswear. Reported salaries are highest at Reitmans (Canada) Ltd. where the average pay is C$48,532. Chapters, Indigo pays the lowest at around C$42,747.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Retail Manager. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Retail Manager
Communications Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Retail Manager

Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Training, Merchandising, Sales Management and Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Retail Manager

An entry-level Retail Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$33,979 based on 58 salaries. An early career Retail Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$39,237 based on 321 salaries. A mid-career Retail Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$43,179 based on 302 salaries. An experienced Retail Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$47,985 based on 242 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$52,544.
Employees with Retail Manager in their job title in Calgary, Alberta earn an average of 14.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Ottawa, Ontario (13.3% more) and Toronto, Ontario (11.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (5.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,027 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.6%
Early Career
31.3%
Mid Career
29.4%
Experienced
23.6%
Late Career
10.1%

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