The average pay for an Entry-Level Sales Associate is C$11.43 per hour. A skill in Sales is associated with high pay for this job.

C$20,566 - C$59,605
C$21K
C$38K
C$60K
MEDIAN: C$37,925
10%
50%
90%
C$10.68 - C$14.55
C$11
C$12
C$15
MEDIAN: C$11.68
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$59K
Salary C$20,566 - C$59,605
Bonus C$97.87 - C$10,142
Profit Sharing C$135.00 - C$2,650
Commission C$0.00 - C$16,835
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$22,271 - C$38,827
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 202
Hourly Data C$0C$21
Hourly Rate C$10.68 - C$14.55
Hourly Tips C$0.12 - C$3.50
Overtime C$10.58 - C$21.78
Annual Data C$0C$38K
Bonus C$97.87 - C$10,142
Commission C$0.00 - C$16,835
Profit Sharing C$135.00 - C$2,650
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$22,271 - C$38,827
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,091

Sales Associate Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Sales Associate

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$24,894

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Sales Associate Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Sales Associate in Barrie:
"Company Values."
This is a company that does not value its employees very much.

Sales Associate in Victoria:
"Computing."
The customer is top priority, they pay your salary. No texting during working hours. Be polite.

Sales Associate in Newmarket:
"That increases to the minimum wage would be my annual salary."
Work for company that pays more than minimum wage... Rewards staff through compensation commensurate with efforts, abilities, being a team player, etc., etc.

Sales Associate in Nanaimo:
"They Hire People With High Work Ethics And They Have None."
Do your homework, know everything you can about a company, management, customers and their jobs and wages. Don't be fooled by your employers. They want the most they can get out of you especially for a cheap dollar. Know your worth.

Sales Associate in Montreal:
"The pressure to pressure in turn customers"
If you cannot pressure customers to buy and use your credit card do not take the job

Key Stats for Sales Associate

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 203 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
76%
5-9 years
10%

Skills That Affect Sales Associate Salaries

▲9%

Training
▲5%


Product Demonstration
▲2%



National Average
C$25,000


Merchandising
▼2%

Customer Service
▼3%


Retail
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 203 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 33%
dental benefits
Dental: 29%
vision benefits
Vision: 20%
no benefits
None: 65%