High Paying Jobs in Canada For Immigrants – No visa needed 

High / Top Paying Jobs in Canada For Immigrants – No Visa Needed – How To Apply

It’s no surprise that so many people choose to live and work in Canada, given its breathtaking natural beauty, low cost of living, and friendly natives.

You may be aware that Canada has the world’s longest coastline, Niagara Falls, the Rocky Mountains, maple syrup, and ice hockey.

But did you know that the world’s second largest country also has a low crime rate and is consistently voted as one of the best and most peaceful places to live?

Another major draw for expats is that English is the primary language (with French spoken predominantly in Quebec province).

Expats frequently visit Ottawa, Vancouver, Edmonton, Oakville, and St Albert in Canada.

Combine this with the friendly inclusive nature of its inhabitants and Canada becomes even more appealing.

Jobs in Canada

With the ninth largest economy in the world Canada has a GDP of $1.64trillion and an unemployment rate of 6.5%.

Major industries include:

  • chemicals
  • food products
  • natural gas
  • petroleum
  • transportation equipment
  • wood and paper products.

Cryptocurrency, ecommerce, primary healthcare, precious metal mining, oil drilling and gas extraction and tourism are all growth industries in the country.

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POPULAR GRADUATE JOBS

  • accountant
  • electrical engineer
  • HR manager
  • merchandiser
  • registered nurse

Skills shortages

Canada has a number of in demand occupations such as:

  • accountants
  • admin assistants
  • engineers (aerospace, electrical)
  • HR managers
  • nurses
  • pharmacists
  • project managers
  • vets
  • web developers
  • welders.

How to get a job in Canada

Employers will likely consider Canadian natives before foreign workers but job opportunities are available to all and in most cases posted online. You can start your job search at:

Networking often proves useful so make use of any connections you have in the country, be that family, friends or work colleagues.

You’ll apply for jobs in a similar way as you would in the UK – with an initial application, either an online form or résumé. If successful this often leads to an interview.

As mentioned, Canadian employers will require a résumé rather than the UK standard CV and cover letter. A résumé is designed to be more concise and tailored to each job application.