Average Small Business Owner Salary in Canada

Avg. Base Salary (CAD)

The average salary for a Small Business Owner is C$68,879 in 2023

Base Salary
C$38k - C$246k
C$0 - C$10k
Profit Sharing
C$3k - C$29k
Total Pay
C$40k - C$238k
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What Do Small Business Owners Do?

Small Business Owner Tasks
  • Oversee company operations, directing production, sales, administrative, and/or distribution activities.
  • Oversee and/or assist with personnel management, including hiring, training, and performance evaluation.
  • Oversee and/or assist with client acquisition and marketing strategies.
  • Develop and/or assist with company-wide policies, procedures, objectives, and business strategies.
  • Direct and review financial activities, measuring productivity, setting prices, and/or managing budgets.
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4.6 out of 5
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FAQs About Small Business Owners

What is the highest pay for Small Business Owners?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Small Business Owner is CA$246k / year

What is the lowest pay for Small Business Owners?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Small Business Owner is CA$38k / year

How can Small Business Owners increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Small Business Owner is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Small Business Owner that oversees more junior Small Business Owners, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.