Average Entry-Level Small Business Owner / Operator Salary in Canada

C$35,000
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Small Business Owner / Operator in Canada is C$35,000.
25%
C$25k
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C$35k
50%
C$54k
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75%
MEDIAN C$35,000
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C$25k - C$54k
Total Pay
C$20k - C$81k

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Small Business Owner / Operator

An early career Small Business Owner / Operator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) 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. 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.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 214 survey responses.
Early Career
15.9%
Mid Career
22.0%
Experienced
32.7%
Late Career
29.4%

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