Average Sales Specialist Salary in Canada

C$56,517
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$5,222
Bonus
C$11,000
Commission
C$900
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Sales Specialist in Canada is C$56,517.
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C$37k
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C$57k
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C$100k
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MEDIAN C$56,517
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Salary
C$37k - C$100k
Bonus
C$507 - C$25k
Profit Sharing
C$143 - C$59k
Commission
C$805 - C$60k
Total Pay
C$27k - C$100k

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Job Description for Sales Specialist

Sales Specialist Tasks
  • Coordinate and lead sales associates.
  • Inform and assist customers regarding technical and specialized merchandise.
  • Take the lead in resolving customer complaints and ensure customer satisfactions.

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Career Paths

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Sales Specialist
Department Manager, Retail Store
Assistant Store Manager
Account Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Sales Specialist

Skills in Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Technical Sales and Sales are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Inside Sales and Customer Service.

Pay by Experience Level for Sales Specialist

An entry-level Sales Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$41,555 based on 12 salaries. An early career Sales Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$48,399 based on 88 salaries. A mid-career Sales Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$58,236 based on 57 salaries. An experienced Sales Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$62,246 based on 32 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$70,781.
Employees with Sales Specialist in their job title in Edmonton, Alberta earn an average of 22.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Toronto, Ontario (8.3% more) and Montréal, Québec (6.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Mississauga, Ontario (24.5% less), Winnipeg, Manitoba (15.1% less) and Vancouver, British Columbia (11.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 209 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.7%
Early Career
42.1%
Mid Career
27.3%
Experienced
15.3%
Late Career
9.6%

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