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25 High Paying Diploma Programs In Canada – Here Is List!

Last Updated On 27 February 2023, 7:47 PM EST (Toronto Time)


25 High-Paying Diploma Programs In Canada. The official data from Job Bank Canada shows the courses listed below are the high paying diploma programs.

The top one has a median wage of $128,310.

Below is the list of 25 high-paying diploma programs sorted from low to high median earnings. 

25. Architecture and Related Services, Other
  • Median earnings: $52,528.00
  • Overall Earning Range: $42,298.00 – $66,481.00
  • Employment rate: >91%
  • Two most common jobs that graduates from this program get:
    1. Architectural technologists and technicians (NOC 2251)
    2. Drafting technologists and technicians (NOC 2253)
24. Construction Trades, General
  • Median earnings: $52,676.00 
  • Overall Earning Range: $33,684.00 – $71,362.00
  • Employment rate: >85%
  • Two most common jobs that graduates from this program get:
    1. Construction trades helpers and labourers
    2. Construction managers
23. Science Technologies/Technicians, Other
  • Median earnings: $53,177.00 
  • Overall Earning Range: $38,002.00 – $80,156.00
  • Employment rate: >82%
  • Two most common jobs that graduates from this program get:
    1. Quality Control Technician – Chemical Processing in Canada
    2. Medical Laboratory Technical Assistant
22. Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
  • Median earnings: $53,926.00 
  • Overall Earning Range: $40,552.00 – $69,004.00
  • Employment rate: >84%
  • Two most common jobs that graduates from this program get:
    1. Computer programmers and interactive media developers
    2. Computer network technicians
21. Nursing
  • Median earnings: $54,674.00 
  • Overall Earning Range: $41,722.00 – $65,457.00
  • Employment rate: >87%
  • Two most common jobs that graduates from this program get:
    1. Registered nurses and registered psychiatric nurses
    2. Licensed practical nurses
20. Computer Science
  • Median earnings: $54,829.00 
  • Overall Earning Range: $43,958.00 – $70,680.00
  • Employment rate: >88%
  • Two most common jobs that graduates from this program get:
    1. Computer programmers and interactive media developers
    2. Computer network technicians
19. Natural Resources and Conservation
  • Median earnings: $54,925.00 
  • Overall Earning Range: $41,616.00 – $70,842.00
  • Employment rate: >82%
  • Two most common jobs that graduates from this program get:
    1. Conservation and fishery officers
    2. Natural and applied science policy researchers, consultants and program officers
18. Mechanics and Repairers
  • Median earnings: $55,159.00 
  • Overall Earning Range: $40,631.00 – $69,129.00
  • Employment rate: >91%
  • Two most common jobs that graduates from this program get:
    1. Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers
    2. Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics
17. Forestry
  • Median earnings: $55,881.00 
  • Overall Earning Range: $46,451.00 – $72,802.00
  • Employment rate: >86%
  • Two most common jobs that graduates from this program get:
    1. Forestry technologists and technicians
    2. Landscape and horticulture technicians and specialists
16. Building/Construction Finishing, Management and Inspection
  • Median earnings: $56,072.00 
  • Overall Earning Range: $40,403.00 – $69,932.00
  • Employment rate: >87%
  • Two most common jobs that graduates from this program get:
    1. Janitors, caretakers and building superintendents
    2. Construction estimators
15. Air Transportation
  • Median earnings: $56,471.00 
  • Overall Earning Range: $41,874.00 – $71,453.00
  • Employment rate: >91%
  • Two most common jobs that graduates from this program get:
    1. Air pilots, flight engineers and flying instructors
    2. Aircraft mechanics and aircraft inspectors
14. Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies
  • Median earnings: $57,045.00 
  • Overall Earning Range: $41,795.00 – $75,851.00
  • Employment rate: >89%
  • Two most common jobs that graduates from this program get:
    1. Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers
    2. Aircraft mechanics and aircraft inspectors
13. Electrical/Electronics Maintenance and Repair Technology
  • Median earnings: $58,104.00 
  • Overall Earning Range: $42,695.00 – $73,431.00
  • Employment rate: >91%
  • Two most common jobs that graduates from this program get:
    1. Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians
    2. Electronic service technicians (household and business equipment)
12. Computer Engineering Technologies/Technicians
  • Median earnings: $58,336.00 
  • Overall Earning Range: $42,998.00 – $75,169.00
  • Employment rate: >87%
  • Two most common jobs that graduates from this program get:
    1. Computer network technicians
    2. Information systems analysts and consultants
11. Security and Protective Services
  • Median earnings: $58,577.00 
  • Overall Earning Range: $40,470.00 – $81,989.00
  • Employment rate: >91%
  • Two most common jobs that graduates from this program get:
    1. Police officers (except commissioned)
    2. Security guards and related security service occupations
10. Precision Metal Working
  • Median earnings: $58,691.00 
  • Overall Earning Range: $43,889.00 – $76,854.00
  • Employment rate: >86%
  • Two most common jobs that graduates from this program get:
    1. Welders and related machine operators
    2. Machinists and machining and tooling inspectors
9. Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians
  • Median earnings: $61,725.00 
  • Overall Earning Range: $48,225.00 – $78,056.00
  • Employment rate: >86%
  • Two most common jobs that graduates from this program get:
    1. Drafting technologists and technicians
    2. Land surveyors
8. Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Median earnings: $63,742.00 
  • Overall Earning Range: $50,283.00 – $80,472.00
  • Employment rate: >89%
  • Two most common jobs that graduates from this program get:
    1. Civil engineering technologists and technicians
    2. Construction Managers
7. Mining and Petroleum Technologies/Technicians
  • Median earnings: $64,382.00 
  • Overall Earning Range: $47,417.00 – $87,394.00
  • Employment rate: >83%
  • Two most common jobs that graduates from this program get:
    1. Water and waste treatment plant operators
    2. Geological and mineral technologists and technicians
6. Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians
  • Median earnings: $64,910.00 
  • Overall Earning Range: $49,099.00 – $88,234.00
  • Employment rate: >89%
  • Two most common jobs that graduates from this program get:
    1. Mechanical engineering technologists and technicians
    2. Drafting technologists and technicians
5. Ground Transportation
  • Median earnings: $66,950.00 
  • Overall Earning Range: $51,407.00 – $95,941.00
  • Employment rate: >81%
  • Two most common jobs that graduates from this program get:
    1. Heavy equipment operators (except crane)
    2. Transport truck drivers
4. Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologies/Technicians
  • Median earnings: $68,748.00 
  • Overall Earning Range: $50,182.00 – $93,612.00
  • Employment rate: >90%
  • Two most common jobs that graduates from this program get:
    1. Electrical and electronics engineering technologists and technicians
    2. Industrial instrument technicians and mechanics
3. Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention and Treatment Professions
  • Median earnings: $69,163.00 
  • Overall Earning Range: $52,177.00 – $91,174.00
  • Employment rate: >92%
  • Two most common jobs that graduates from this program get:
    1. Paramedical occupations
    2. Medical radiation technologists
2. Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance Technologies
  • Median earnings: $74,248
  • Overall Earning Range: $53,463 – $101,545
  • Employment rate: >90%
  • Two most common jobs that graduates from this program get:
    1. Construction millwrights and industrial mechanics
    2. Heavy-duty equipment mechanics
1. Stationary Energy Sources Installer and Operator
  • Median earnings: $128,310
  • Overall Earning Range: $76,711 – $185,026
  • Employment rate: >90%
  • Two most common jobs that graduates from this program get:
    1. Power engineers and power systems operators
    2. Central control and process operators, petroleum, gas and chemical processing

Source: Job Bank Of Canada

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