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The Top 15 Jobs in Canada for 2023

Jan 30, 2023

1. Developer (NOC 21232)
Businesses accelerated their plans for digital projects during the pandemic and fuelled a huge spike in demand for tech talent.

2. HR Manager (NOC 10011)
Finding the right people for jobs during a labour shortage means the first step for many businesses is getting a good human resources manager to make those decisions.

3. Mechanical Engineer (NOC 21301)
Growth in the renewable energy sector is driving demand in Canada for mechanical engineers who are also sought out by employers in other STEM industries, including aerospace, automotive, manufacturing, and biomedical.

4. Welder (NOC 72106)
Retiring Baby Boomers who are licensed tradespeople are leaving a gap in the labour force and there are too few young workers to replace them.

5. Accounting Technician/Bookkeeper (NOC 12200)

6. Registered Nurse (NOC 31301)
Every province in Canada is screaming for more registered nurses, one of the most in-demand occupations in the country. Many provinces are currently putting in place improved processes to speed up foreign credential recognition for internationally-trained nurses.

7. Warehouse Worker (NOC 75101)
The demand for goods in Canada is high which means there is also a demand for talent across the supply chain with the most significant gap being warehouse workers, notes Randstad Canada.

8. Customer Service Representative (NOC 64409) (NOC 64400)

9. Driver (NOC 73300) (NOC 73301) (NOC 74102)
Online shopping’s surge in popularity during the pandemic has not abated with the re-opening of stores as public health restrictions eased.

10. Sales Associate (NOC 263102) (NOC 64100)

11. Administrative Assistant (NOC 13110) (NOC 13111) (NOC 13112)
The responsibilities of these people, who take care of the myriad of tasks and details needed to keep the offices of businesses humming, have greatly expanded and become much more high-tech over the years.

12. Business Analyst (NOC 21221)
With computer technology making it ever more possible to use big data to boost the profitability of businesses, the role of the business analyst has taken on even more importance in fueling business growth.

13. Production Supervisor (NOC 72010) (NOC 72022) (NOC 82010) (NOC 92012) (NOC 92021) (NOC 92024)

14. Digital Marketing Coordinator (NOC 11202)
Digital marketing coordinators used to work almost exclusively for marketing agencies.

15. Construction Project Manager (NOC 70010)