Living in an area that has well paying jobs can be a dream of many people. You can save, buy a house, do your 401 case, help your children with school and plan for your retirement. Many spend years trying to figure that out and find the best place to live with their families.
With the new year approaching fast, we have decided to make it easier for you and introduce you to some regions of Canada with the highest paying jobs. If you are planning to move from where you live, have a look at the list and start your search!
On top of the list is Wood Buffalo-Cold Lake in Alberta. With the population of just over 82K, this city pays $36.50 on average for full-time wages. This region is home to vast oil sand deposits, also known as the Athabasca Oil Sands, and that greatly contributes to the wages the companies in this city give out. Warm to immigrants and diversified in job creation, this is an excellent place for engineers and those who are looking to start their careers off on a high note.
It may come as a surprise but Calgary in Alberta is one of the biggest Canadian cities on the list with some of the nation’s highest salaries being paid to its residents. Population of 1.3 million is a testament to how family friendly this city is. Home to many sports teams and big Canadian companies, the average salary of workers in this city stands at a staggering $32.60 per hour making it an ideal place for Canadians and immigrants alike.
Speaking of big cities, Toronto stands at the fourth place with an average $30.40 per hour for full-time wages. This mega city is home to Canada’s biggest startups, law firms, Banks and financial institutions. For long Toronto has attracted talents from all over the world, including other parts of Canada and it has the salaries to back it up.
You can see the full list of the cities here.