Top 10 Best Jobs in Canada and How to Get Them

Finding a job is not an easy task. Finding a job that you enjoy and pays you well is much harder. Here is the list of the ten best jobs in Canada and what you will require to find work.

The data comes from the Canadian Business magazines’ list, which uses a proprietary formula, publicly available data from Statistics Canada and Employment & Social Development Canada to rank the jobs by highest salaries, strongest job growth, and best long-term hiring momentum country.

Elevator mechanic

The average salary is around $83,844

To become an elevator mechanic, it is essential to undertake an apprenticeship. This is usually a paid internship and can provide you with an entry into the field. The learning usually takes around four years and can help the student or apprentice qualify for certification. They can get a full-time mechanic job in the company or apply for other jobs. Having experience in other trades like electrician, automotive mechanics can be a bonus for applying for elevator mechanic jobs.

Lawyer

The average salary is around $88,524

After completing a bachelor’s degree, people interested in becoming a lawyer can take the law school admission test to pass the province’s bar exam. It is also essential to spend a year in training under the supervision of a lawyer.  Law education can become expensive but is ideal for those who have a passion for the subject.

Economic Development Director

The average salary is around $114,400

This is for those who enjoy economics and understanding the working of everyday economics. Economic development directors are expert strategists who work to enhance the economic conditions in a city, town, or region. You’ll need a bachelor’s degree in public administration, economics, business administration, commerce, or marketing, followed by several years of experience working as an economist or a researcher—ideally in a senior management role.

Real Estate and Financial Manager

The average salary is around  $103,376

Real estate is one of the fields which will remain important forever since people need homes. To become a Real Estate and Financial Manager, it is essential to have at least five years’ experience in real estate.

Telecommunications Manager

The average salary is around $86,528

Telecommunications Managers direct the flow of telecommunications in a company and manage telecommunications staff.  It is essential to have a university degree in science, electrical engineering, or a related field and many years of experience to get this job.

Utilities Manager

The average salary is around $112,320

Utility managers oversee the operations of plants and distribution systems in areas like water, natural gas, and nuclear power. To get a managerial role in the utility space, it can be helpful to have the relevant technical knowledge and skills apart from handling a team and its dynamics.

Pipefitting Supervisor

The average salary is around $89,398

To become a Pipefitting Supervisor, it is essential to undertake an apprenticeship. This is usually a paid internship and can provide you with an entry into the field. Check out the companies in your area that are hiring.

Mining and Forestry Manager

The average salary is around $100,006

This is a good option for those who like to lead a team. It also requires the person to work outside, so that is an important factor. Having a bachelor’s degree in mining or earth science can be beneficial to getting a job, but it can take up to ten years to reach a managerial position.

Nurse Practitioner

The average salary is around $89,398

A Nurse Practitioner is a registered nurse with additional qualifications. They can prescribe medications, order tests and do some activities that a regular nurse can’t. To become a nurse practitioner, a bachelor’s degree in nursing is necessary apart from experience. The province usually conducts a written exam.

Public Administration Director

The average salary is around $106,662

This is one of the highest-paid jobs in the government. You will need to have a university degree from a good quality university apart from a passion for Public Administration. It can be a good idea to do a course on public administration.