Average Experienced Small Business Owner / Operator Salary in Canada

C$81,389
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
C$5,600
Bonus
C$7,500
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Experienced Small Business Owner / Operator in Canada is C$81,389.
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C$35k
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C$81k
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C$202k
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MEDIAN C$81,389
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Salary
C$35k - C$202k
Bonus
C$3 - C$113k
Profit Sharing
C$0 - C$8k
Total Pay
C$36k - C$200k

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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
Office Manager
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Small Business Owner / Operator

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

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. 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. 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 149 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.4%
Early Career
22.8%
Mid Career
31.5%
Late Career
42.3%

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