Last Updated On 9 September 2023, 10:27 AM EDT (Toronto Time)
This article enlist most in-demand jobs in British Columbia that have a pay between $30 to $40 per hour.
Furthermore, these jobs are expected to be in more demand and pay more than others over the next 10 years, as per the government of British Columbia.
This list of high opportunity jobs in British Columbia is based on data collected from the 7 economic regions.
These regions include Vancouver islands/coast, Thompson-Okanagan, Northeast, North Coast and Nechako, Mainland/Southwest, Kootenay, and Cariboo.
Selection Criteria for these in-demand jobs in British Columbia
These in-demand jobs in British Columbia are based on the below listed 4 selection criteria:
- The number of available job vacancies and the rate of employment growth.
- Expected labour market tightness.
- Latest unemployment and unemployment insurance figures.
- Current prevailing wage rates.
Full List of In-Demand Jobs In British Columbia | Pay $30-40
In-Demand Jobs In British Columbia
|Occupation||Median Hourly Wage||Job Openings 2022-2032||Education Requirements|
|Massage Therapists (NOC 3236)||$30.00||2,377||Diploma/Certificate|
|Architectural Technologists And Technicians (NOC 2251)||$30.07||747||Diploma/Certificate|
|Authors And Writers (NOC 5121)||$30.10||2,188||Degree|
|Employment Insurance, Immigration, Border Services And Revenue Officers (NOC 1228)||$30.51||1,564||Degree|
|Purchasing Agents And Officers (NOC 1225)||$30.77||2,511||Degree|
|Executive Assistants (NOC 1222)||$30.77||2,430||Degree|
|Family, Marriage And Other Related Counsellors (NOC 4153)||$31.20||2,503||Degree|
|User Support Technicians (NOC 2282)||$31.25||8,313||Diploma/Certificate|
|Corporate Sales Managers (NOC 0601)||$31.25||2,130||Degree|
|Producers, Directors, Choreographers And Related Occupations (NOC 5131)||$32.00||2,644||Degree|
|Health Information Management Occupations (NOC 1252)||$32.04||345||Diploma/Certificate|
|Landscape Architects (NOC 2152)||$32.19||213||Degree|
|Web Designers And Developers (NOC 2175)||$32.21||4,637||Degree|
|Information Systems Testing Technicians (NOC 2283)||$32.69||868||Degree|
|Facility Operation And Maintenance Managers (NOC 0714)||$33.08||5,386||Diploma/Certificate|
|Other Financial Officers (NOC 1114)||$33.33||5,649||Degree|
|Business Development Officers And Marketing Researchers And Consultants (NOC 4163)||$33.33||4,337||Degree|
|Supervisors, Finance And Insurance Office Workers (NOC 1212)||$33.65||1,282||Degree|
|Managers – Publishing, Motion Pictures, Broadcasting And Performing Arts (NOC 0512)||$33.68||949||Degree|
|Health Policy Researchers, Consultants And Program Officers (NOC 4165)||$34.13||1,814||Degree|
|Managers In Social, Community And Correctional Services (NOC 0423)||$34.62||2,753||Degree|
|Painters, Sculptors And Other Visual Artists (NOC 5136)||$34.93||2,050||Degree|
|Contractors And Supervisors, Heavy Equipment Operator Crews (NOC 7302)||$35.00||2,974||Apprenticeship Certificate|
|Medical Laboratory Technologists (NOC 3211)||$35.00||1,598||Diploma/Certificate|
|Social Policy Researchers, Consultants And Program Officers (NOC 4164)||$35.03||1,828||Degree|
|Dietitians And Nutritionists (NOC 3132)||$35.27||894||Degree|
|Architects (NOC 2151)||$36.06||1,657||Degree|
|Financial And Investment Analysts (NOC 1112)||$36.06||1,535||Degree|
|Senior Managers – Trade, Broadcasting And Other Services, N.e.c. (NOC 0015)||$36.15||4,074||Degree|
|Respiratory Therapists, Clinical Perfusionists And Cardiopulmonary Technologists (NOC 3214)||$36.24||682||Diploma/Certificate|
|Insurance Adjusters And Claims Examiners (NOC 1312)||$36.41||1,602||Diploma/Certificate|
|Medical Sonographers (NOC 3216)||$36.71||354||Degree|
|Information Systems Analysts And Consultants (NOC 2171)||$37.00||13,675||Degree|
|Human Resources Professionals (NOC 1121)||$37.00||3,359||Degree|
|Social Workers (NOC 4152)||$37.00||3,039||Degree|
|Mechanical Engineers (NOC 2132)||$37.50||2,317||Degree|
|Database Analysts And Data Administrators (NOC 2172)||$37.50||1,565||Degree|
|Deck Officers, Water Transport (NOC 2273)||$37.69||745||Diploma/Certificate|
|Professional Occupations In Business Management Consulting (NOC 1122)||$37.97||4,909||Degree|
|Medical Radiation Technologists (NOC 3215)||$38.50||1,228||Diploma/Certificate|
|Advertising, Marketing And Public Relations Managers (NOC 0124)||$39.32||4,513||Degree|
|Urban And Land Use Planners (NOC 2153)||$39.56||686||Degree|
|Contractors And Supervisors, Mechanic Trades (NOC 7301)||$39.65||1,220||Apprenticeship Certificate|
How is the job market is BC (British Columbia)?
B.C. will have 1,017,000 job opportunities between 2022 and 2032 according to the 2022 BC Labour Market Outlook.
Every year, job vacancies will account for around 3.5% of total employment.
Employers will need to replace retiring workers as the population and labour force continue to age. There will be around 636,000 employment opportunities for replacement.
The remaining 381,000 job opportunities are due to expansion. These will be new employment produced as a result of economic expansion.
What is minimum wage in British Columbia?
$16.75 per hour is the new minimum wage in British Columbia effective June 1, 2023.
Source: WorkBC Jobs