What and Where to Study in Canada to Get a Job

Many people already know that Canada is one of the best countries to get your college degree. Canada has so many seriously advanced technology and teaching methods that it attracts many international students seeking a degree, higher standard of living, rich culture, and amazing employment opportunities that Canada offers. This is why so many international students have chosen to study and work in Canada.

Canada’s education system holds high standards and top international rankings while also boasting some of the lowest tuition fees for English-speaking countries. Canada offers a wide range of educational institutions and programs for both technical and professional diplomas and degrees. Canada is known to have a fantastic organized program that helps students obtain jobs after graduation. Many students consider working during their studies to hold a closer chance to jump into the industry of their choice after obtaining their degree. Since there are so many people who come to Canada to receive these amazing benefits for work and study it is more demanding to find a job immediately after graduation which is why you should choose a degree with a high percentage of hirings.

Best Jobs in Canada

According to StudyPortals here are some of the best jobs that Canada has to offer, with estimated annual salaries.

  • Mining and forestry manager: 108,805 CAD
  • Oil and gas drilling supervisor: 79,040 CAD
  • Air traffic controller: 87,360 CAD
  • Statistician and actuaries: 89,606 CAD
  • Engineering manager: 94,994 CAD
  • Public administration director: 99,195 CAD
  • Power systems operator: 84,198 CAD
  • Health & community service manager: 100,006 CAD
  • Mapping technologist: 68,640 CAD
  • Senior business manager: 97,136 CAD

Jobs in Canada With The Highest Hiring Percentage

After graduation, the students from Canada began their job hunting and a high percentage of them get employed locally. But this situation especially favours certain fields. Below you will find a study made by CTV News that shows the employment rate in Canada by field of study.

  • Dentistry, Therapy and Rehab, Forestry, Veterinary Medicine: 100%
  • Medicine: 99%
  • Nursing: 97.4%
  • Pharmacy: 97.2%
  • Computer Sciences: 96.5%
  • Business and Commerce: 94.9%

Highest Paying Jobs in Canada by Field of Study

The amounts are calculated on a yearly basis.

  • Dentistry: 99,706 CAD
  • Pharmacy: 91,031 CAD
  • Veterinary medicine: 73,974 CAD
  • Law: 72,981 CAD
  • Medicine: 65,333 CAD
  • Therapy & rehab: 65,000 CAD
  • Engineering: 63,564 CAD
  • Computer sciences: 63,462 CAD
  • Nursing: 62,248 CAD

Canadian Universities with the Highest Employability

  • Concordia University Montréal
  • University of British Columbia
  • University of Toronto
  • University of Waterloo

Top 10 International Universities

Many of the best universities in Canada are also found in the international higher education top. However, there also are some new 2018 entries you should check out below.

  • University of British Columbia;
  • Simon Fraser University;
  • McGill University;
  • University of Alberta;
  • University of Montreal;
  • Dalhousie University;
  • Concordia University;
  • University of Toronto;
  • University of Waterloo;
  • McMaster University.

Every year, over 130,000 students come to Canada to study. In order to do so, they must obtain a study permit issued by the Canadian government. This permit, which is a type of Temporary Resident Visa (TRV) allows students to study in Canada for a temporary period of time, and typically indicates the educational institution they are attending and course of study. To qualify, an applicant must fit a certain set of requirements. Find out if you qualify to study and eventually work in Canada by filling out our FREE online assessment.

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