Finding Work in Canada
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If you want to live and work in Canada, there is a lot of information available regarding the Canadian Work Permit and Immigration procedure. You may learn about the different programmes, how much they cost, and what steps you need to do before starting your job and finally immigrating to Canada.
With an unemployment rate of 7.8%, the Canadian labour market has been gradually rising in recent years. According to Statistics Canada, there are around 19.6 million people working in Canada right now (November 2022).
Immigration creates more jobs for foreign skilled workers and Canadians by supplying companies with more prospective workers, reducing the need for companies to recruit illegal immigrants.
Immigration into Canada will continue to rise as more Canadians explore better opportunities; let's have a look at some ways of working in this wonderful nation.
There are several methods to find work in Canada, whether temporarily or permanently. Let's look at your options!
International Mobility Program (IMP)
Canadian employers can hire a foreign national without the need for a positive Labour Market Impact Assessment. This is possible through the International Mobility Program.
Learn more about the International Mobility Program
Global Skills Strategy (GSS)
If you’re a highly skilled worker or a researcher who would like to obtain your work permit in as early as two weeks, this program is what you would be looking for.
Learn more about Global Skills Strategy
Global Talent Stream (GTS)
If you are looking to get your Canadian Work Permit processed in 10 days then you can take advantage of the Global Talent Stream which stands to be fastest immigration pathway for eligible workers looking for a new start in Canada.
Learn more about the Global Talent Stream
International Experience Canada (IEC)
If you’re young and curious about the world, Canada offers a fantastic visa scheme that allows you to tour the nation while still earning money.
Learn more about the International Experience Canada
Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP)
If you are an International student in Canada who has completed your studies in a qualified Canadian Designated Learning Institution (DLI), you can obtain an open work permit through the Post-Graduation Work Permit.
Learn more about the Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP)
Benefits of working in Canada
There are many different kinds of jobs in Canada, and the economy is growing quickly. People from all over the world can find jobs here, whether they are temporary, part-time, or full-time.
The cost of living in Canada is usually lower than in most western countries. This is because Canada has free public health care and helps pay for education.
Also, non-Canadians don't have to pay taxes on any money they earn while working in Canada. This makes life much easier for those who have moved here from somewhere else.
Canada is easy to move to because it has open borders and treats people from other countries well.
Working in Canada is easier if you have work experience, connections, or a college degree. This is because the Canadian government has strong partnerships with a lot of foreign companies.
What Can you Expect to Earn Working in Canada?
In Canada, the average full-time worker makes $1,050.59 per week, or $54,000 per year. How much you make depends on your job and how skilled you are and can go as high as $150,000 per year.
In Toronto, where I live, the average hourly wage for a computer programmer is $38.46. (with lowest wage at 22.78 and highest wage at 57.69).
The national average for a worker in Canada makes just over $50/hr with most jobs paying less than that amount but some can be up to 3x higher so you have an idea how much money we’re talking about here!
Canada has a lot to offer people who are looking for work, from beautiful natural landscapes and different cultures to great healthcare.
If you're thinking about moving to Canada, we hope this article answered some of your questions about what kinds of jobs you can get here and how much you can expect to make.
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