Web developer, Electrical engineer, Accountant and Registered Nurse are predicted to be among the 15 most in-demand jobs in Canada in 2020. The most in-demand job in Canada in the next 12 months is will be Sales Associate, according to the list of most in-demand occupations of Canada in 2020, prepared by Randstad Canada. The other occupations that have found a place in the list include business development manager, heavy-duty mechanic and financial advisor. Low-skilled occupations such as driver, receptionist and general laborer are also featured in the list.
However, it has to be remembered that the list of in-demand jobs in Canada was prepared based on data from all over Canada. But the demand varies in each province and territory depending on the labour market needs of that particular province/territory.
The major in-demand jobs in Canada in 2020 include:
- Web Developer
The IT industry in Canada has been witnessing an unprecedented growth in the past few years. So IT-related jobs are the most in-demand in the country. Web developers are professionals skilled in coding and building everything from computer programs to mobile apps. Through the Global Talent Stream of Canada, the application for migration is processed within just two weeks. Web developers may also migrate to Canada through Express Entry or Provincial Nominee Programs.
Average salary: $62,522
- Business development manager
Business development managers help business organizations to increase customer base and retain existing customers. They also help sales staff close deals. Management professionals with work experience and qualifications can find numerous opportunities for a bright career in Canada.
Average salary: $85,000
- Project manager
Project management is said to be a rare skill in the Canadian job market and so skilled project managers are in high demand in the country. Project managers are required in various industry sectors ranging from IT to marketing. Professionals with a PMP certificate are particularly in demand.
Average salary: $90,000
- Electrical engineer
Electrical engineers are in high demand in Canada, especially in major city centres of the country. Because of this, licensed electrical engineers draw a minimum starting salary in the $70,000 range.
Average salary: $77,424
Canada has a huge demand for skilled and trained accountants and salaries of these professionals are consistent across the country. They have plenty of opportunities for accountants across all Canadian markets.
Average salary: $57,500
6. Registered nurse
Canadian Nurses Association has predicted that Canada will be facing extreme shortage of nurses in the coming years. According to CNA, there will be a shortage of 60,000 nurses in Canada by the year 2022. With the population of Canada aging fast, nurses will have a crucial role to play in the healthcare sector of the country.
Average salary: $76,362
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