Average Mid-Career Small Business Owner / Operator Salary in Canada

C$60,000
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C$4,913
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Small Business Owner / Operator in Canada is C$60,000.
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C$31k
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C$60k
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C$199k
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MEDIAN C$60,000
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Salary
C$31k - C$199k
Bonus
C$550 - C$8k
Total Pay
C$31k - C$170k

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Job Description for Small Business Owner / Operator

Small Business Owner / Operator 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.

Career Paths

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Small Business Owner / Operator
Operations Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Pay by Experience Level for Small Business Owner / Operator

An entry-level Small Business Owner / Operator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$35,000 based on 5 salaries. An early career Small Business Owner / Operator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$43,341 based on 34 salaries. An experienced Small Business Owner / Operator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$81,389 based on 70 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$70,000.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 172 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.9%
Early Career
19.8%
Experienced
40.7%
Late Career
36.6%

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