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Job Opportunities in Canada: A Comprehensive Guide for Immigrants

Canada is a land of immense opportunities with an economic size of 2.14 trillion USD. It is the ninth-largest economy in the world by GDP. Canada is the largest trading partner of the U.S., China and the UK, and offers jobs in all sectors like manufacturing, trade, IT, food services, mining, banking, etc. As an immigrant, you must choose your occupation because that will help you in attaining Permanent Residency. Moreover, it also depends on the province you are planning to settle in.

The Canadian government uses the TEER system (Training, Education, Experience, and Responsibilities) to classify jobs, in which Teer 0 is the Management occupation, Teer 1 is the occupation that usually requires a university degree, Teer 2 occupations usually require a college diploma and it goes on like this for the rest of the categories. People who have experience in a skill trade can start working in their designated trade after obtaining a license from the regulated authorities in their province.

Here is the list of high-demand job opportunities in Canada:

Software Engineers or Developers

The demand for software engineers has skyrocketed after Covid-19. The trend for remote or hybrid work is on the rise and more and more companies are embracing hybrid work cultures with the growing use of digital operations for business and governance. The demand for IT engineers is on the rise. Canada will see a significant shortage of software developers up until 2028 and has a special path for the IT profession. An average stack developer earns $68K-118K and at the senior level they earn $78K-137K.

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Harinder P. Singh contributes to immigrationnews.blueeye.ca, sharing the excitement of immigration’s promise — a chance for individuals, regardless of background, to create a better life abroad. Immigration, to him, symbolizes hope for a brighter future for families.

Harinder P. Singh

Harinder P. Singh contributes to immigrationnews.blueeye.ca, sharing the excitement of immigration’s promise — a chance for individuals, regardless of background, to create a better life abroad. Immigration, to him, symbolizes hope for a brighter future for families.