Top 10: the highest paying jobs in Canada
The recruitment and HR services provider, Randstad Canada, delivered an extensive report on the best jobs in Canada 2022, as well as the best-paying jobs in the country. In a previous article, we explored the jobs that are seeing an increased demand for labour after COVID-19. Now let’s check some of the best-paying jobs in Canada 2022.
The highest paying jobs in Canada for 2022
1. Software developer/engineer: Software developers and software engineers earn competitive salaries in general. According to Randstad, leadership roles are the best for those looking to earn more than $100,000.
2. Financial controller: Salaries for financial controllers can be between $80,000 and $150,000 annually, depending on factors such as experience, education, and type of employer organization.
3. Plant manager: This profession is in high demand because of a shortage of skilled workers due to COVID-19. Plant managers make an average of $90,000 to $160,000 per year depending on the experience.
4. Application programming manager: Experienced application programming managers can earn more than $100,000 annually. The position pays well because it requires expansive experience, knowledge of multiple types of programming and the ability to lead teams and coach junior analysts.
5. Marketing director: Marketing directors oversee marketing departments, which comprise multiple teams. Marketing directors typically have experience in one or more marketing methods, having worked their way up from more basic marketing positions through the years.
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6. Business development manager: Business development managers can start their career with $80,000 to $100,000. But, with experience and a proven track record, they can earn as much as $175,000 per annum.
7. Cloud architect: Cloud architects and engineers with more than five years of experience can earn around $100,000 per year on average. Furthermore, experience doesn’t have to be specific to cloud architecture. Experience in areas such as networking and data management are also applicable.
8. IT operations manager: IT operations managers also earn a good salary as they work their way up after working in various technical positions. With years of experience and knowledge of different levels in IT operations, managers can earn 6 figures annually.
9. Electrical engineer: As per Randstad, electrical engineers have starting pay between $80,000 and $100,000. This could be even higher if the role is in Calgary, Ontario, and British Columbia. Engineers having 5 to 10 years of experience earn $115,000 on average, which means it will be higher for those having experience closer to 10.
10. Construction project manager: This role is in high demand with the booming housing market all over Canada. Randstad suggests that pay can be as much as $100,000 or more depending on the location of the position.
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