Average Starting Salaries: Sales and Marketing Edition 2014

Average Starting Salaries: Sales and Marketing Edition 2014

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Sales and marketing is an industry where career options vary widely and the opportunity for growth increases in a big way – if you put your innovation and a little elbow grease to work.

Extroverts find themselves dealing with customers and closing sales, while the technically gifted can excel in the quickly-growing realm of digital marketing.

No matter your interests, there’s a position for every personality in the sales playing field – but knowing where and how to put your foot in the door takes careful planning and research.

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Check out the lists below for average starting salaries for some common entry-level sales and marketing roles in major cities across Canada.

This year, Calgary replaced Vancouver as #1 for highest starting salaries for sales and marketing positions across the board. Edmonton, Regina and Vancouver aren’t too far behind.

Marketing Coordinator
Vancouver 35,238
Calgary 39,620
Edmonton 39,310
Regina 34,319
Winnipeg 32,291
Toronto 33,948
Ottawa 34,676
Montreal 34,933
Halifax 32,334
Customer Service Representative
Vancouver 31,084
Calgary 33,275
Edmonton 32,320
Regina 31,350
Winnipeg 28,744
Toronto 30,375
Ottawa 29,390
Montreal 28,519
Halifax 27,411
Marketing Assistant
Vancouver 33,152
Calgary 35,068
Edmonton 33,749
Regina 31,605
Winnipeg 29,669
Toronto 31,169
Ottawa 29,937
Montreal 29,669
Halifax 28,503
Junior Brand Manager
Vancouver 33,806
Calgary 36,394
Edmonton 35,242
Regina 32,327
Winnipeg 30,368
Toronto 33,919
Ottawa 33,220
Montreal 32,637
Halifax 30,377
Social Media Manager
Vancouver 30,142
Calgary 31,820
Edmonton 30,541
Regina 26,575
Winnipeg 25,893
Toronto 32,590
Ottawa 29,028
Montreal 29,905
Halifax 25,329
Content Writer
Vancouver 34,370
Calgary 37,123
Edmonton 36,493
Regina 33,377
Winnipeg 30,471
Toronto 34,538
Ottawa 33,236
Montreal 33,246
Halifax 30,591
Project Coordinator
Vancouver 43,793
Calgary 48,561
Edmonton 47,173
Regina 44,239
Winnipeg 40,525
Toronto 41,823
Ottawa 41,929
Montreal 39,033
Halifax 39,275
Customer Sales Representative (Inside)
Vancouver 30,766
Calgary 32,766
Edmonton 32,106
Regina 29,429
Winnipeg 27,367
Toronto 30,925
Ottawa 29,914
Montreal 29,755
Halifax 27,436

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