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These are the top 25 jobs in Canada in 2019

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Vincent Plana May 17, 2019 1:28 pm 79

Canadian Business has released its ranking of the top 25 jobs in Canada for 2019.

The annual ranking takes salaries, employment growth, and future prospects into consideration.

Some of the top jobs this year, according to the business publication, come from healthcare, trades, and STEM.

And for the inner child who always loved to play with trains, locomotive engineer makes this year’s list as well.

Here are Canadian Business’ top 25 jobs of 2019.

Their full list of the top 100 in Canada can be found here.

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25. Health Care Manager

Qualifications: Years of post-secondary and residency training as a specialist physician or nurse.

Median Salary: $95,000

24. Human Resources Manager

Qualifications: Bachelors degree in business administration, industrial relations, or commerce.

Median Salary: $94,000

23. Oil and Gas Drilling Supervisor

Qualifications: A high school diploma, along with some training courses and several years of experience.

Median Salary: $85,000

22. Elevator Mechanic

Qualifications: A high school diploma and four to five years of an apprenticeship program.

Median Salary: $81,000

21. School Principal and Administrator

Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree in education and possibly a master’s degree.

Median Salary: $100,000

20. Financial Manager

Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree in business administration, economics, or commerce.

Median Salary: $96,000

19. Occupational Therapist

Qualifications: A degree in occupational therapy and completion of a provincial or national exam.

Median Salary: $82,000

18. Health and Community Service Manager

Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree in a related field, possibly a graduate degree.

Median Salary: $110,000

17. Head Nurse and Medical Supervisor

Qualifications: A degree or diploma in nursing.

Median Salary: $83,000

16. Locomotive Engineer

Qualifications: A high school diploma and experience as a train conductor.

Median Salary: $78,000

15. Power Line and Cable Worker

Qualifications: A high school diploma and a three-to-four-year apprenticeship program.

Median Salary: $80,000

14. Police Officer

Qualifications: A high school diploma and likely a college or university degree.

Median Salary: $88,000

13. Electronics Engineer

Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree in electrical or electronics engineering; possibly a master’s or doctoral degree.

Median Salary: $90,000

12. Business Executive

Qualifications: A university degree in a related discipline and several years of experience.

Median Salary: $110,000

11. Statistician or Actuary

Qualifications: A graduate degree in math or statistics.

Median Salary: $87,000

10. Construction Manager

Qualifications: A university degree in civil engineering or construction technology.

Median Salary: $83,000

9. Public Administration Director

Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree in social science, law, or business administration.

Median Salary: $110,000

8. Scientific Research Manager

Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree, a master’s or doctoral degree in science, as well as several years of experience.

Median Salary: $102,000

7. Engineering Manager

Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree in engineering for most positions along with some experience.

Median Salary: $106,000

6. Pipefitting Supervisor

Qualifications: A high school diploma, along with an apprenticeship.

Median Salary: $81,000

5. Mining and Quarrying Supervisor

Qualifications: A high school diploma, with the possibility for a college or university program in mining or engineering.

Median Salary: $83,200

4. Power Systems Electrician

Qualifications: A high-school diploma and the completion of a four-year apprenticeship program.

Median Salary: $86,000

3. Utilities Manager

Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree or diploma related to electrical engineering or oil and gas engineering.

Median Salary: $114,000

2. Dentist

Qualifications: One to four years of pre-dentistry university studies and a university degree from a recognized dental program.

Median Salary: $93,600

1. Nurse Practitioner

Qualifications: A master’s degree in nursing or a university degree in related programs.

Median Salary: $104,000

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