April 17, 2024

The first quarter of 2022 saw an all-time high for the number of open positions in Canada. While many jobs are in demand across Canada, a few have experienced particularly rapid development recently.

The labor force in Canada is still in a great position to welcome immigrants. The current high rate of job vacancies creates a significant need for skilled workers to fill the open positions.

With the aid of employment agencies, people typically discover that developing a professional route in certain fields is simpler. Some jobs are frequently described as being in high demand in Canada.
Welders, general laborers, and truck drivers are a few professions in the skilled labor category. The same is valid for positions in the administrative and professional sectors, such as administrative assistant, project manager, account manager, and receptionist.

1. Driver

Long-haul, truck, forklift, and delivery drivers are just a few of the many distinct types of drivers. If you can drive a commercial vehicle, you stand a good chance of finding employment in Canada.

Commercial drivers are needed because there is a huge demand for goods and commodities to be transported. Either a commercial driver’s license or a certification as a forklift operator are required. As long as you have the required licenses, finding work in Canada shouldn’t be a problem.

Average median hourly wage: $ 19.50

NOC Code: 7511751275137514

2. Web Developer

Web developers can find employment at a range of firms, including small and medium-sized enterprises, large corporations, and government agencies.

A web developer is a specialist who works on the creation of programs or applications.
Web developers have a clear path to getting a work permit for Canada thanks to Canada’s two-week processing timeframe for the Global Talent Stream.

NOC codes:  21742175

Average median hourly wage: $38.46

3. Merchandiser

Merchandisers pick which new goods to order and how to arrange it on the shelves. They are frequently hired by retail businesses/companies like Walmart, Canadian Tire, and Real Canadian Superstore.

4.   Registered nurse

Jobs in the healthcare sector are in-demand across Canada. Due to a labour shortage during the pandemic, nurses have been receiving a growing number of bonuses and perks.

Because there is such high demand for nurses, there are also several immigration options available to overseas candidates with experience in nursing.

NOC code: 3012

Average median hourly wage: $ 40.00

5.   Welder

Canada expects to add 23,000 welding positions to the economy by 2028. Welding roles are in particularly high demand in British Columbia and Prince Edward Island. However, those with welding experience are likely to have a strong advantage throughout the nation.

One benefit of working as a welder is that you can earn a solid income without having completed your undergraduate or graduate studies. One of the jobs with the highest demand right now in Canada is welding.

In Canada, you must finish an apprenticeship, vocational training, or both to become a welder. This position has risen to the top 15 most in-demand jobs for the current year as a result of the decline in skilled trade workers, indicating that Canada needs more workers in the welding sector.
Your chances of finding a work as a welder and receiving a salary that is worth it may also increase if you have the capacity to weld underwater, which calls for you to be a good swimmer and not be frightened of water.

NOC codes:  65526551

Average median hourly wage: $ 19.00

6.   Engineer

Various types of engineers are in-demand across Canada, whether they work with physical or virtual infrastructure.

As Canada faces a shortage of engineers, employers look to overseas candidates to fill labour market gaps.

NOC codes:  21312132, 2133,  2134,  2141,  2142,  2143,  2144,  2145,  2146,  2147, 2148

Average median hourly wage: $~44.00

7. IT project manager

IT project managers help to oversee, plan, and implement a business’s IT goals. The Canadian tech industry is booming. with most tech jobs being in demand across Canada. IT project managers are needed in response to this growing demand for labour.

NOC code: 0213

Average median hourly wage: $ 52.88

Other Most In-Demand Jobs In Canada

  • General Labourer
  • Human Resources (HR) Managers
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Veterinarians (Vets)
  • Aerospace Engineer
  • Financial Advisor
  • Pharmacist
  • Administrative Assistants
  • Merchandiser
  • Receptionist
  • Web Developer
  • Human Resources and Recruitment Officers

How to apply for Any of these jobs

  1. Login to your account to apply for a job or to review the status of your application
  2. Search for available public service jobs
  3. Use filters to refine your job search
  4. To make your job search easier, you can:
    • create a saved search
    • sign up for email alerts, where the search criteria you have chosen will be applied and will be saved to your account
  5. On the job advertisement, select the Apply online link
  6. Work your way through the list of Requirements, completing each section and saving as you go
  7. If you identify as a woman, or are an Aboriginal person, a member of a visible minority, or a person with a disability, you may self-declare in the Employment Equity section of the Requirements, using consent option 3.
  8. Submit your application before the closing date and time listed on the job advertisement, using the Submit application link

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