25 most popular eligible occupations, their job descriptions, average salaries and National Occupation classification Codes (noc)
There are 50 eligible occupations in current Occupation List. Out of which 25 most popular eligible occupations, their job descriptions, average salaries and National Occupation Codes (NOC) are given in this table. Note that a maximum of 25,000 applications will be accepted for review, with a cap of 1000 for each individual occupation. Click here to view the current number of applications received by the government for each of the 50 eligible occupations.
1. Senior Managers –
financial, communications, and other business services. (NOC 0013)
Job Description: Senior managers in these sectors are responsible for developing and establishing company objectives and policies, as well as managing the senior or executive management team of their employer.
Average Salary: $200,000 – $220,000 per year
Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Telephone Company
President, Advertising Agency
2. Senior Managers –
trade, broadcasting, and other services. (NOC 0015)
Job Description: Senior managers in these sectors are in charge of planning, organizing, directing and evaluating management teams in broadcasting and media services, wholesale trade, retail services, and other sectors.
Average Salary: $205,000 per year
Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Travel Agency
Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Professional Sports Club
General Manager, Cleaning Service
3. Financial Managers (NOC
Job Description: Financial managers are responsible for organizing and controlling financial and accounting departments. They are also in charge of creating financial policies and systems for their employers.
Average Salary: $75,492 per year
Controller, Financial Services
Director of Accounting
4. Human Resource
Managers (NOC 0112)
Job Description: Human resource managers are responsible for organizing and controlling the operations of human resource and personnel departments. They are also responsible for developing policies and procedures, and maintaining relations between management and employees.
Average Salary: $65,964 per year
Administrator, Human Resources
Manager, Industrial Relations
Manager, Staff Relations
5. Purchasing Managers (NOC
Job Description: Purchasing managers are responsible for organizing and controlling the activities of the purchasing department of their employing company.
Average Salary: $65,050 per year
Food Purchasing Manager
6. Insurance, Real
Estate, and Financial Brokerage Managers (NOC 0121)
Job Description: Insurance, real estate, and financial brokerage managers are responsible for organizing and controlling the activities of departments or establishments that provide insurance, mortgage, real estate, and investment services.
Average Salary: $92,819 per year
Bond Sales Manager
Mortgage Broker Manager
Commodities Trading Manager
7. Managers in Health
Care (NOC 0311)
Job Description: Managers in health care are responsible for overseeing the delivery of health care services within institutions that provide health care.
Average Salary: $87,360
Director of Surgery
Director of Dietetics
Director of Physiotherapy
8. Construction Managers
Job Description: Construction managers oversee all activities of a construction company or department, under the direction of a general or senior manager.
Average Salary: $83,761 per year
Commercial Construction Manager
9. Home Building and
Renovation Managers (NOC 0712)
Job Description: Home building and renovation managers own, operate, and manage companies that build new residential homes. Residential home renovators own, operate, and manage companies that renovate existing residential homes.
Average Salary: $43,261 per year
Contractor, Home Renovation
10. Managers in Natural
Resources Production and Fishing (NOC 0811)
Job Description: This occupation group includes managers who organize and control the operations of establishments in forestry and logging, mining and quarrying, oil and gas drilling, production and servicing operations, and commercial fishing.
Average Salary: $110,240 per year
Director of Mining
Manager, Drilling Operations
Manager, Oil Well Servicing
Managers (NOC 0911)
Job Description: Manufacturing managers organize and control the operations of a manufacturing establishment or of a production department within a manufacturing establishment.
Average Salary: $66,738 per year
Automobile Production Manager
Dairy Plant Manager
Printing Plant Manager
12. Financial Auditors
and Accountants (NOC 1111)
Job Description: Financial auditors analyze and examine the financial and accounting records of their employers to ensure that they have complied with standard accounting procedures. Accountants plan, organize and control accounting systems for their employers.
Average Salary: $87,280 per year
Income Tax Expert
13. Financial and
Investment Analysts (NOC 1112)
Job Description: Financial and investment analysts collect and analyze financial information to provide financial and investing advice for their employers.
Average Salary: $57,634 per year
Chartered Financial Analyst
Money Market Analyst
14. Securities Agents,
Investment Dealers and Brokers (NOC 1113)
Job Description: Securities agents and investment dealers buy and sell stocks, bonds, and other securities for individual investors, and establishments such as banks and insurance firms. Brokers buy and sell stocks, bonds and other securities at stock exchanges on behalf of investment dealers.
Average Salary: $163,782 per year
15. Other Financial
Officers (NOC 1114)
Job Description: This group includes occupations in finance that are not grouped elsewhere, such as financial planners, financial examiners and inspectors, and mortgage brokers.
Average Salary: $50,000 – $70,000 per year
Occupations in Advertising, Marketing and Public Relations (NOC 1123)
Job Description: This group includes occupations that organize and control the activities of establishments involved in different types of sales, marketing, advertising, and public relations.
Average Salary: $66,000 – $95,000
Event Marketing Specialist
17. Supervisors, Finance
and Insurance Clerks (NOC 1212)
Job Description: Supervisors in this field supervise and co-ordinate the activities of workers in accounting, payroll, customer service, financial services, banking and insurance.
Average Salary: $44,000 – $53,000 per year
Accounts Payable Supervisor
Bank Clerks Supervisor
Administrators (NOC 1224)
Job Description: Property administrators manage and rent property and real estate on behalf of property owners.
Average Salary: $39,587 per year
Housing Project Manager
Apartment Rental Agent
Property Rentals Manager
Geochemists and Geophysicists (NOC 2113)
Job Description: Geologists, geochemists and geophysicists conduct research and exploration programs to learn more about the earth’s composition, as well as to find and use the earth’s natural resources. Additionally, they implement programs to assess and reduce the effects of development and waste disposal projects on the environment.
Average Salary: $95,000 – $125,000 per year
20. Civil Engineers (NOC
Job Description: Civil engineers are responsible for planning, designing and developing projects for the construction or repair of roads, bridges, tunnels, and other public infrastructure. They may also specialize in building and structural inspection and municipal planning.
Average Salary: $61,150 per year
21. Mechanical Engineers
Job Description: Mechanical Engineers research, design and develop different types of machinery. They also perform duties related to the installation, operation and maintenance of machinery.
Average Salary: $60,526 per year
22. Electrical and
Electronics Engineers (NOC 2133)
Job Description: Electrical and electronics engineers research, plan, design and test electronic equipment and systems.
Average Salary: $63,492 per year
Television Systems Engineer
Electrical Network Engineer
23. Petrolium Engineers
Job Description: Petroleum engineers perform studies for the exploration, development, and extraction of oil and gas deposits. They also oversee drilling projects for oil and gas wells.
Average Salary: $85,188 per year
Drilling Engineer, Oil and Gas
Reservoir Engineer, Petroleum
24. Information Systems
Analysts and Consultants (NOC 2171)
Job Description: Information systems analysts and consultants conduct research, provide advice, and develop policies and plans on a wide range of information systems issues.
Average Salary: $78,626 per year
IT (Information Technology) Consultan
25. Database Analysts
and Data Administrators (NOC 2172)
Job Description: Database analysts design, develop and administer data management solutions using data management software. Data administrators develop data administration policy and standards.
Average Salary: $58,000 – $65,000 per year
Data Warehouse Analyst
Good news for Canada immigration seekers: Quebec Skilled Worker (QSW) program
Good news for Canada immigration seekers that Quebec Skilled Worker (QSW) program has begun accepting applications under the same eligibility requirements as the previous application cycle. Earlier this month on April 1, 2014 Quebec’s immigration regulations for its skilled worker program were set to expire. However, now the program will continue to accept the applications under the same criteria.
What Is Current Eligibility Criteria?
The QSW program accepts applications from skilled workers from a wide range of backgrounds. No job offer is needed to apply to this program. At minimum, applicants must:
Have at least a high school level of education; and
Score a minimum number of points on a selection grid.
Points are awarded for a variety of attributes, including but not limited to: work experience, education, language proficiency, age, and adaptability. In addition, the program will accept a maximum of 6,500 applications from skilled workers with no job offer. As of Monday, April 14, approximately 800 applications have already been received.
New Language requirements FOR canada immigration applicants 2014
Being able to communicate and work in English or French
will help you in the Canadian job market. You must prove your ability in
English or French in these four areas:
CIC uses the Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) and the Niveau de compétence linguistique canadien (NCLC). These are the nationally-accepted levels that measure how well an adult who learned English or French as a second language can communicate in that language.
You must meet the minimum level of Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) 5 for speaking and listening, and CLB 4 for reading and writing.
Applicant must take a language test from an agency approved by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) and include the results when apply. In case of failure application will not be processed and CIC will return your fees. Language test results must not be more than two years old when CIC receives your application.