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Canadian Earnings Representations

Mary Kay Inc. reports annual statistics on consultants, directors, and commissions for Canada:

 2007:

  • 31,891 sales orce members
  • Of the 4,795 who were in the independent sales force for at least one year and who earned commissions, 51%, or 2,445 earned $100 or less in commissions.
  • Of the 659 sales directors, 329 earned $17,500 or more in commissions.
  • Of the 25 national sales directors, 17 earned $100,000 or more in commissions

2006:

  • 34,272 sales force members
  • Of the 4,843 sales force members who were in the sales force for at least one year and earned commissions, 2,421 earned $100 or less in commissions
  • Of the 724 sales directors, 362 earned $16,500 or more in commissions
  • Of the 21 national sales directors, 16 earned $100,000 or more in commissions

2005:

  • 32,821 sales force members
  • Of the 4,712 sales force members who werein the sales force for at least one year and earned commissions, 2,356 earned $100 or less in commissions
  • Of the 673 sales directors, 337 earned $17,00 or more in commissions
  • Of the 17 national sales directors, 15 earned $100,000 or more in commissions


2004:

  • 29.357 sales force members
  • Of the 4,533 sales force members who werein the sales force for at least one year and earned commissions, 2,266 earned $140 or less in commissions
  • Of the 661 sales directors, 331 earned $15,500 or more in commissions
  • Of the 16 national sales directors, 8 earned $100,000 or more in commissions

1999:

  • 16,000 sales force members
  • Of the 2,489 sales force members who werein the sales force for at least one year and earned commissions, 1,245 earned $199 or less in commissions
  • Of the 346 sales directors, 173 earned $19,000 or more in commissions
  • Of the 6 national sales directors, 3 earned $100,000 or more in commissions