Among the jobs that are witnessing a boom in Canada, as the country is fast recovering from the impact of COVID-19, are Nursing and IT. To be precise, green energy, healthcare and information technology are the three industry areas that are booming in Canada and the number of job opportunities in these areas are also increasing. The following are the top 10 fastest growing jobs in North America, that is comprised of the United States and Canada, according to a report published on the Visual Capitalist website.
- Wind turbine service technicians
- Nurse practitioners
- Solar photovoltaic installers
- Physical therapist assistants
- Information security analysts
- Home health and personal care aides
- Medical and health services managers
- Data scientists and mathematical science occupations, all other
- Physician assistants
Opportunities for IT workers in Canada
For the foreign skilled workers in the IT sector, Canada offers a number of pathways to live and work in the country. One of such important pathways is the Global Talent Stream. There are also several PNP pathways exclusive for IT workers to migrate to the country. IT workers constitute the largest percentage of foreign workers who migrate to Canada through Express Entry. The IT workers have a lot of opportunities in Canada because most of the global tech giants have expanded their operations to the country owing to the availability of skilled labour in IT. Earlier, the US used to be the most favourite destination for immigration for IT workers. But with the US tightening its immigration policies, more and more IT workers are now migrating to Canada. This has led to a boom in the IT sector of Canada and the country is fast becoming a major hub of global IT industry.
Jobs in Canada’s healthcare sector
Canada offers a lot of opportunities for health workers, with excellent salaries. One of the most in demand jobs in Canada is nursing. The nursing jobs in the country are expected to grow by 52.2 percent over the coming decade with a median annual wage of 111680 USD. The demand for physician assistants, physical therapists, medical and health services managers are also on the rise in the country.