Highest Paying Jobs For International Students In Canada 2021

According to a survey by the Canadian Bureau of International Education (CBIE), about 60% of foreign students do stay back in Canada after graduation.

They get issued a Postgraduate work permit and they start working in Canada right after their graduation. More than 143,000 post graduate work permits are given every year by the Canadian government.

There are many jobs you can start doing after your graduation, so far it goes in line with the course you studied.

So, here are the highest paying jobs for International Students in Canada.

Surgeon

A surgeon is a medical personnel that diagnosis and perform surgical operation on a patient.

Average annual income

207,317 CAD.

Specializations

Neurosurgeon, Orthopedic surgeon, Cardiothoracic surgeon, Physician.

Qualification

MD alongside residency program.

Psychiatrist

A psychiatrist is a medical personnel that diagnisis and treats medical disorders and abnormal behavioural conditions.

Average annual income

168,654 CAD.

Specializations

Patient counseling, Clinical psychology, Diagnosis and Treatment planning.

Qualification

MD and residency program in psychology.

Dentist

A dentist diagnoses and treat dental diseases.

Average annual income

110,842 CAD.

Specializations

Dental assistant, Dental hygienist, Office administrator.

Qualification

Masters in Dentistry.

Utilities Manager

An Utility Manager oversees the affairs and day-to-day activities of a power supply/service provider company.

Average annual income

115,000 CAD.

Specializations

Power plant manager, Mining and quarrying supervisor, Power systems Electrician.

Qualification

Bachelors degree in a specialized engineering field.

Engineering Manager

An engineering manager directs, plans, and coordinates activities, as well as spends time supervising employees in architectural and engineering companies. (From here).

Average annual income

160,000 CAD

Specializations

Quality control manager, Product engineer, Design Manager.

Qualification

A master’s degree in Engineering Management.

Construction Manager

Construction management is a professional service that uses specialized, project management techniques to oversee the planning, design, and construction of a project, from its beginning to its end. (From Wikipedia).

Average annual income

92,052 CAD.

Specializations

Project manager, Superintendent, Site inspector, Project coordinator.

Qualification

Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering.

IT Manager

IT managers are information technology professionals who plan, direct and oversee activities dealing with a company’s computer and information systems. The IT manager coordinates jobs related to the hardware, software and network that the business uses. (From here).

Average annual income

85,074 CAD.

Specializations

IT Director, Senior IT Manager, IT Operations Manager.

Qualification

Bachelors degree in Computer Science.

Pilot

The definition of a pilot is a person licensed or qualified to fly a plane or spacecraft or operate a ship. An example of a pilot is the person flying an airplane. (From here).

Average annual income

85,000 CAD.

Specializations

Airline pilot, Co-pilot, Flight engineer.

Qualification

Bachelor of Science in Avaiation.

Lawyer

A lawyer is a professional who is qualified to offer advice about the law or represent someone in legal matters. A lawyer can also be called an attorney, a solicitor, a counselor, a barrister, or — pejoratively — an ambulance chaser. … Lawyer, of course, means one who practices the law. (From here).

Average annual income

73,304 CAD.

Specializations

General Counsel, Legal Counsel, Attorney.

Qualification

A Masters of Law degree.

Marketing Manager

A marketing manager supervises the marketing resources and activities of a certain product or a business. For example, a marketing manager may determine which customers to target, define what are the company’s marketing advantages, and also analyze the competition in the market. (From here).

Average annual income

62,885 CAD.

Specializations

Marketing Director, Senior Marketing Manager, Digital Marketing Manager.

Qualification

Masters of Business Administration.