Canada’s Best Jobs 2015: The Top 10 Highest Paid Jobs

Looking for the best-paying jobs in Canada? Look at natural resources, engineering and management

 
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Our ranking of Canada’s Best Jobs takes more into account than just salary (see our methodology for more), but sometimes all you want to know is which job will get you the biggest paycheque. These are the top 10 occupations, ranked by their median salary.

Rank Job Title Median Salary 5-Year Wage Growth 5-Year Employment Growth Job Demand Outlook* Job listings by Indeed
1 Mining & Forestry Manager $108,805 25% 37% Mining & Forestry Manager job listings
2 Petroleum Engineer $103,355 15% -12% Petroleum Engineer job listings
3 Senior Government Manager $100,443 23% -40% Senior Government Manager job listings
4 Health & Community Service Manager $100,006 37% 5% Health & Community Service Manager job listings
5 Public Administration Director $99,195 21% 16% Public Administration Director job listings
6 Utilities Manager $97,760 11% -20% Utilities Manager job listings
7 Pharmacist $97,760 9% 33% Pharmacist job listings
8 Senior Business Manager $97,136 11% -16% Senior Business Manager job listings
9 Engineering Manager $94,994 11% 15% Engineering Manager job listings
10 Computer Systems Manager $94,931 12% 17% Computer Systems Manager job listings

* Demand Outlook is the estimated demand for employees in that category by 2022:
 = more than 1 job per job seeker
 = about 1 job per job seeker
 = less than 1 job per job seeker

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