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68 High Demand Jobs In Alberta – Important Factor For PNP!

Last Updated On 9 August 2023, 9:54 AM EDT (Toronto Time)

High Demand Jobs In AlbertaAlberta Express Entry stream usually has the lowest CRS cut off among all the available provincial nominee programs.

Cut off has been around 300-301 in most of the draws (except high cut-off score in last AAIP Draw).

However, Alberta has a unique selection procedure for inviting Express Entry profiles.

Not all the profiles having a points above the cut off score in a draw are invited. Rather multiple additional factors are considered.

Following are the 4 important requirements to be eligible for Alberta Express Entry stream:

  • An active Express Entry profile in the federal Express Entry system.
  • Selected Alberta as an intended province of settling in the Express Entry profile.
  • Experience in an occupation (high demand) that supports Alberta’s economic development and diversification
  • Have a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System score of 300 in Express Entry.

There is no separate application for Alberta express entry stream.

The province selects its own immigrants based on multiple factors such as express entry profiles with high demand jobs, ties to the province, etc.

Apart from this, your occupation should also not be in the list of ineligible occupations as it will decrease your chance significantly.

As per the official website of Alberta there are 68 high demand jobs in the province at this time.

List of high demand occupations in Alberta

0621Retail & Wholesale Trade Managers
6211Retail Sales Supervisor
2171Information Systems and Consultants
7321Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers
2174Computer programmers and interactive media developers
6311Food Service Supervisors
6341Hairstylists and barbers
7302Contractors and supervisors, heavy equipment operator crews
3112General practitioners and family physicians
3233Licensed practical nurses
7441Residential and commercial installers and servicers
4152Social workers
4412Home support workers, housekeepers and related occupations
5241Graphic designers and illustrators
3236Massage therapists
7284Plasterers, drywall installers and finishers and lathers
4011University professors and lecturers
3414Other assisting occupations in support of health services
3212Medical laboratory technicians and pathologists’ assistants
3234Paramedical occupations
1243Medical administrative assistants
7204Contractors and supervisors, carpentry trades
2234Construction estimators
2173Software engineers and designers

9617Labourers in food, beverage and associated products processing
3214Respiratory therapists, clinical perfusionists and cardiopulmonary technologists
0311Managers in health care
9213Supervisors, food, beverage and associated products processing
7291Roofers and shinglers
7313Refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics
2121Biologists and related scientists
7233Sheet metal workers
2232Mechanical engineering technologists and technicians
8252Agricultural service contractors, farm supervisors and specialized livestock workers
7282Concrete finishers
7244Electrical power line and cable workers
7295Floor covering installers
2251Architectural technologists and technicians
3132Dietitians and nutritionists
0113Purchasing managers
0421Administrators – post-secondary education and vocational training

3222Dental hygienists and dental therapists
3144Other professional occupations in therapy and assessment
9231Central control and process operators, mineral and metal processing
2262Engineering inspectors and regulatory officers
6312Executive housekeepers
1313Insurance underwriters
9536Industrial painters, coaters and metal finishing process operators
2283Information systems testing technicians
0822Managers in horticulture
3216Medical sonographers
7335Other small engine and small equipment repairers
0114Other administrative services managers
3232Practitioners of natural healing
9223Supervisors, electrical products manufacturing
5125Translators, terminologists and interpreters
7235Structural metal and platework fabricators and fitters
High Demand Jobs In Alberta

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Source: Official Alberta Website


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