Average Retail General Manager GM Salary in Canada

Annual Base Salary - $68,955.00/year

The average annual salary of Retail General Manager (GM) is $68,955.00


The starting salary of Retail General Manager (GM) is between $39,109.00 and $46,010.00 whereas the maximum salary range is between $98,440.00 and $113,206.00.

Minimum Annual PayMaximum Annual Pay
Average Hourly Pay - $24.09/hour

The average hourly pay of Retail General Manager (GM) is $24.09.


The starting hourly rate is between $15.00 and $18.02 for Retail General Manager (GM) whereas the maximum hourly wage is between $37.40 and $43.00.

Minimum Hourly PayMaximum Hourly Pay
Bonus Range: Tooltip
$1,050.00 - $21,600.00
Commission: Tooltip
$3,240.00 - $21,400.00
Profit Sharing: Tooltip
$521.00 - $17,120.00
  • Currency : CAD
  • Annual Salary : $68,955.00
  • Hourly Pay : $24.09
  • Weekly Pay : $1,239.00
  • Fortnightly Salary : $2,479.00
  • Monthly Salary : $5,370.00

Retail General Manager (GM) Salary Comparison by Gender


This pie chart demonstrates the gender share for Retail General Manager (GM). As indicated, the golden colour represents the percentage share for women and the green represents the percentage share for men.

As shown in the chart, male employees are involved significantly more as Retail General Manager (GM) compared to female. Their involvement is 57% while of female is only 43%.

Salary Distribution Based on Years of Experience

The line graph shows Retail General Manager (GM) salary in Canada on an annual basis. In this graph specifically, it is indicated that as the years of experience increases, so does their wages.

For Retail General Manager (GM) having experience between 1-4 years, their salary is around $59,757.96.

Once the experience reaches 5-9 years Retail General Manager (GM) salary would increase again to a total of $66,196.92, adding $6,438.96 from the last salary increase.

After reaching the 10-19 year experience in their career, another increase in salary will be added to a total of $73,974.80.

And finally, once the Retail General Manager (GM) gains 20 years of experience or more, their salary would reach $82,092.19.

Prominent Skills Affecting Retail General Manager (GM) Salary

The bar graph data indicates the importance of specific skills which can have a direct impact on Retail General Manager (GM)'s salary. It clearly highlights the skills needed for a post of Retail General Manager (GM) when hired by an employer.

The most vital skill expected of Retail General Manager (GM) is Leadership which impacts the most than the rest of the skills indicated with a staggering 71% comparatively. Therefore, one’s salary would greatly depend on their skills in Leadership.

The skill least likely to affect one’s pay would be Operations Management with 1%. It can be said that Operations Management skill will unlikely impact the salary.

Compensation Statistics Based on Experience Levels

This combination of a line and the bar graph shows how the experience affects the salary of Retail General Manager (GM). Companies are considering factors like training and education directly affecting the salary offered to you as an employee. The line graph shows the salary increment with the increase in experience whereas the bar graph shows the comparision of how the salary is getting affected based on experience level.

As shown in the trends, lowest earning is $62,060.00 whereas the highest earning is $81,367.00 which clearly shows the salary increases with the level of expertise.

Experienced person will earn the maximum salary of $81,367.00 at 18%. So to summerize, Early Career earns 10% less than the average salary, Mid Carrer earns 2% less than the average salary, Late Career earns 8% more than the average salary, Experienced earns 18% more than the average salary.

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