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

C$43,341
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$15,000
Bonus
C$15,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Early-Career Small Business Owner / Operator in Canada is C$43,341.
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C$25k
10%
C$43k
50%
C$133k
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90%
MEDIAN C$43,341
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Salary
C$25k - C$133k
Bonus
C$0 - C$15k
Profit Sharing
C$0 - C$15k
Total Pay
C$25k - C$129k

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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
Retail Store Manager
Office Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Small Business Owner / Operator

Skills in Operations Management and Sales are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Leadership.

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. A mid-career Small Business Owner / Operator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$60,000 based on 47 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.

Pay Difference by Location

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 185 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.7%
Mid Career
25.4%
Experienced
37.8%
Late Career
34.1%

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