Average Sales Associate Hourly Pay

C$12.21
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
C$1,510
Bonus
C$4,717
Commission
C$590
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The average hourly pay for a Sales Associate is C$12.21.
10%
C$10.77
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C$12.21
50%
C$15.73
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90%
MEDIAN C$12.21
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Hourly Rate
C$11 - C$16
Bonus
C$101 - C$10,334
Profit Sharing
C$100 - C$2,564
Commission
C$2 - C$24,285
Total Pay
C$22,579 - C$44,738

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Job Description for Sales Associate

The top respondents for the job title Sales Associate are from the companies The Home Depot Inc., Wal-Mart Stores, Inc and Canadian Tire Corp.. Reported salaries are highest at Canadian Tire Corp. where the average pay is C$13.30. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include The Home Depot Inc. and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, earning around C$12.92 and C$12.09, respectively. 7-Eleven, Inc. pays the lowest at around C$11.28. Sears of Canada and The Gap Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying C$11.53 and C$11.62, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Sales Associate

Skills that pay less than market rate include Sales Management, Merchandising, Customer Relations, Cash Handling and Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Sales Associate

An entry-level Sales Associate with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$11.61 based on 1,070 salaries. An early career Sales Associate with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$11.97 based on 1,863 salaries. A mid-career Sales Associate with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$13.02 based on 586 salaries. An experienced Sales Associate with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$14.24 based on 346 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$15.
Employees with Sales Associate in their job title in Edmonton, Alberta earn an average of 6.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (5.4% more) and Mississauga, Ontario (3.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Winnipeg, Manitoba (7.0% less), Toronto, Ontario (1.2% less) and Vancouver, British Columbia (0.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 3,989 survey responses.
Entry Level
26.8%
Early Career
46.7%
Mid Career
14.7%
Experienced
8.7%
Late Career
3.1%