Having done the Top 10 jobs in the United States in 2015, I feel obliged to do that of Canada as well because by many performance indicators, Canada has a better quality of life than the United States and is a popular destination for many people seeking to migrate from their current country of residence.
Without further delay, here are the Top 10 Jobs in Canada in 2015 as researched by alec.co.uk:
- In-Home Nurse: Under the supervision of
doctors and more highly trained nurses, Licensed Practical and Licensed
take care of individuals with health problems, whether they are
sick, dying, or disabled. As the preference for care moves to the home,
be more opportunities for In-Home Nurses.
- Nurse Practitioner: As healthcare provision
continues to grow in non-hospital settings, the openings for nurse
who provide a level of direct medical care to patients and acts as a
consultant to other practising nurses, continue to increase.
- Programmer Analyst: Computer programmers
write, test, and maintain the detailed instructions, called programs,
must follow to perform their functions. As digital technology
continues to advance, the need for skilled analysts and programmers will
- Physician and Surgeon: The expansion of both the public and private healthcare sectors leads to an increasing number of specialist
areas and an ever increasing need for physicians and surgeons.
- Teacher, Special Education: The greater awareness and development of educational approaches for students with special needs
is leading to the expansion of this educational sector.
- Pharmacist: Today's pharmacists work with
patients to determine what the patient's needs are and what care should
This is called "pharmaceutical care", and it is all about
identifying, resolving and preventing medication-related problems.
are working in a range of settings.
- Psychiatrist: Psychiatrists are physicians
(medical doctors) who specialise in the diagnosis and treatment of
and emotional disorders, and act as consultants for other
physicians. Psychiatrists work in hospitals, mental health clinics and
- Radiological Technician: Radiological
technologists - also known as x-ray technicians - explain procedures to
images for physicians to interpret, and keep records of patients'
treatments. Government economists expect job growth for x-ray
technicians to be faster
than the average for all careers.
- Registered Nurses: Changes in the healthcare
system continue to broaden the opportunities for nurses. An especially
trend is the increasing number of services that emphasise illness
prevention and health promotion programs. Many of these are planned and
- Physiotherapist: Physiotherapists assess patients and plan and carry out individually designed treatment programs to maintain, improve or restore physical functioning and alleviate pain. Employment in hospitals, clinics, sports organisations, extended care facilities and private practice continues to expand.