For nearly a decade, Pool & Spa Marketing has conducted an annual salary survey, which provides a season-to-season comparison of the pool industry based on the number of permits for residential pools for all census metropolitan areas across Canada.
This report marks the seventh year we’ve asked readers of Pool & Spa Marketing to participate in our annual salary survey to provide input on the state of the country’s pool, spa/hot tub, and landscaping design/build and retail industry, as well as offer foresight into the coming season and years ahead.
Pool & Spa Marketing recently conducted its sixth annual salary survey of the Canadian aquatics industry and according to your input, provided anonymously, the majority of respondents are working between 35 and 50 hours per week, which is 10 per cent lower than in 2013 and may be attributed to the slow season.
Pool & Spa Marketing’s sixth annual salary survey continues to show a maturing of the pool and spa/hot tub industry as a majority (28 per cent) of this year’s responses came from those who have been working in the trade for more than 30 years.
Pool & Spa Marketing’s fifth annual salary survey, it appears as though the swimming pool and spa/hot tub industry is maturing as a majority of the responses came from those aged 40 and up who were either company owners and/or in managerial positions.
In terms of annual salaries for swimming pool and hot tub professionals, Pool & Spa Marketing’s fourth annual salary survey revealed there was a slight decrease in the number of those earning more than $60,000 per year.