A Small Business Owner / Operator earns an average salary of C$54,045 per year.

C$23,936 - C$130,103
C$24K
C$60K
C$130K
MEDIAN: C$59,777
10%
50%
90%
C$16.34 - C$67.54
C$16
C$27
C$68
MEDIAN: C$26.93
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$141K
Salary C$23,936 - C$130,103
Bonus C$0.00 - C$112,552
Profit Sharing C$10,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$24,565 - C$141,161
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 84
Hourly Data C$0C$79
Hourly Rate C$16.34 - C$67.54
Hourly Tips C$4.05
Overtime C$48.50
Annual Data C$0C$141K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$112,552
Profit Sharing C$10,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$24,565 - C$141,161
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 35

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Pay by Experience Level for Small Business Owner / Operator

Pay by Experience for a Small Business Owner / Operator has a positive trend. An entry-level Small Business Owner / Operator with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$40,000 based on 32 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Small Business Owner / Operator with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$51,000 based on 31 salaries. An experienced Small Business Owner / Operator which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$60,000 based on 35 salaries. A Small Business Owner / Operator with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$66,000 based on 24 salaries.

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Q: What is it like working as a Small Business Owner / Operator?

Small Business Owner / Operator in Kelowna:
"Life as a Small Business Owner."
Pros: The thing I love most about my job is, all the people that I meet! One becomes very close with people very quickly and I like that people trust me. I also love my work enviroment and the flexibility I have.
Cons: The thing I like least about my job is that everything is on my shoulders. There is no one to rely on to get things done, to cover a shift, or to help with the work load.

Small Business Owner / Operator in Collingwood:
Pros: Helping People in need, can make own schedule, flexibility.
Cons:

Small Business Owner / Operator in Vancouver:
"Hands On Experience Trumps A Degree."
Go out on your own once you've had a few steady clients. Take small risks. Fund good people to help you with the work is key. Avoid partnerships. Don't give away trade secrets.

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Key Stats for Small Business Owner / Operator

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
26%
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Experience Affects Small Business Owner / Operator Salaries

Late-Career
▲11%

Experienced
▲2%

National Average
C$59,000

Mid-Career
▼14%

Entry-Level
▼33%

Skills That Affect Small Business Owner / Operator Salaries

Operations Management
▲1%

National Average
C$59,000

Human Resources
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 30%
dental benefits
Dental: 25%
vision benefits
Vision: 17%
no benefits
None: 69%
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