Usually Requires a Bachelor’s, Graduate or First Professional Degree and/or Significant Work Experience

NOC Code Occupation Median Hourly Wage Job Openings to 2028
NOC 0621 Retail and wholesale trade managers $28.00 20,600
NOC 0631 Restaurant and food service managers $18.75 7,800
NOC 0013 Senior managers – financial, communications and other business services N/A 5,100
NOC 0714 Facility operation and maintenance managers $35.10 4,800
NOC 0213 Computer and information systems managers $43.27 4,800
NOC 0111 Financial managers $40.86 4,700
NOC 0601 Corporate sales managers $36.35 4,700
NOC 0122 Banking, credit and other investment managers $41.03 4,100
NOC 0016 Senior managers – construction, transportation, production and utilities $47.65 3,900
NOC 0124 Advertising, marketing and public relations managers $38.00 3,500
NOC 0015 Senior managers – trade, broadcasting and other services, n.e.c. $36.91 3,500
NOC 0121 Insurance, real estate and financial brokerage managers $42.56 3,300
NOC 0821 Managers in agriculture N/A 3,200
NOC 0731 Managers in transportation $35.00 3,000
NOC 0712 Home building and renovation managers $20.00 2,900
NOC 0632 Accommodation service managers $24.00 2,900
NOC 0114 Other administrative services managers N/A 2,700
NOC 0423 Managers in social, community and correctional services $38.46 2,500
NOC 0112 Human resources managers $34.19 2,300
NOC 0014 Senior managers – health, education, social and community services and membership organizations $37.29 2,100
NOC 0125 Other business services managers $32.31 2,100
NOC 0651 Managers in customer and personal services, n.e.c. $21.63 2,000
NOC 0422 School principals and administrators of elementary and secondary education $41.96 1,700
NOC 0113 Purchasing managers $37.56 1,600
NOC 0421 Administrators – post-secondary education and vocational training $36.89 1,300
NOC 0211 Engineering managers $50.75 1,200
NOC 0012 Senior government managers and officials $48.52 1,200
NOC 0513 Recreation, sports and fitness program and service directors $26.03 1,000
NOC 0512 Managers – publishing, motion pictures, broadcasting and performing arts $29.42 800
NOC 0912 Utilities managers $45.05 800
NOC 0212 Architecture and science managers $39.44 600
NOC 0412 Government managers – economic analysis, policy development and program administration $41.66 500
NOC 0414 Other managers in public administration $47.80 500

Usually Requires Bachelor’s, Graduate or First Professional Degree

Occupation Median Hourly Wage Job Openings to 2028
NOC 1111 Financial auditors and accountants $27.88 10,800
NOC 4032 Elementary school and kindergarten teachers $32.05 10,100
NOC 2171 Information systems analysts and consultants $38.46 8,700
NOC 2174 Computer programmers and interactive media developers $38.46 8,000
NOC 1114 Other financial officers $32.31 6,600
NOC 4112 Lawyers and Quebec notaries $106,361* 5,400
NOC 1122 Professional occupations in business management consulting $36.00 4,800
NOC 2173 Software engineers and designers $38.46 4,800
NOC 1123 Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations $27.00 4,300
NOC 4021 College and other vocational instructors $33.65 4,000
NOC 2131 Civil engineers $35.00 3,900
NOC 4011 University professors and lecturers $38.46 3,800
NOC 4163 Business development officers and marketing researchers and consultants $31.25 3,300
NOC 1121 Human resources professionals $32.05 3,100
NOC 5131 Producers, directors, choreographers and related occupations $26.44 3,000
NOC 4152 Social workers $30.00 2,800
NOC 4153 Family, marriage and other related counsellors $26.74 2,600
NOC 2175 Web designers and developers $25.00 2,300
NOC 5121 Authors and writers $25.48 2,100
NOC 4165 Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers $30.42 1,800
NOC 2151 Architects $30.77 1,700
NOC 1112 Financial and investment analysts $33.52 1,600
NOC 4161 Natural and applied science policy researchers, consultants and program officers $35.00 1,300
NOC 1113 Securities agents, investment dealers and brokers N/A 1,300
NOC 2147 Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers) $40.50 1,100
NOC 4151 Psychologists $35.36 1,000

Usually Requires Diploma, Certificate or Apprenticeship Training

Occupation Median Hourly Wage Job Openings to 2028
NOC 1221 Administrative officers $23.38 17,100
NOC 4212 Social and community service workers $19.50 11,800
NOC 1311 Accounting technicians and bookkeepers $20.83 10,600
NOC 1241 Administrative assistants $22.00 9,700
NOC 4214 Early childhood educators and assistants $16.95 8,900
NOC 6232 Real estate agents and salespersons $44,753* 7,100
NOC 7321 Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers $28.00 6,400
NOC 5241 Graphic designers and illustrators $25.50 5,000
NOC 6341 Hairstylists and barbers $14.00 5,000
NOC 5254 Program leaders and instructors in recreation, sport and fitness $20.00 4,900
NOC 6221 Technical sales specialists – wholesale trade $25.38 4,600
NOC 1224 Property administrators $20.00 4,000
NOC 4311 Police officers (except commissioned) $40.00 3,800
NOC 6231 Insurance agents and brokers $22.00 3,500
NOC 6235 Financial sales representatives $23.08 3,300
NOC 2281 Computer network technicians $33.65 3,300
NOC 2242 Electronic service technicians (household and business equipment) $23.00 3,000
NOC 6211 Retail sales supervisors $18.27 2,800
NOC 1215 Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations $22.00 2,700
NOC 1242 Legal administrative assistants $24.00 2,700
NOC 1222 Executive assistants $25.50 2,200
NOC 2282 User support technicians $28.97 2,200
NOC 1243 Medical administrative assistants $22.00 2,000
NOC 2271 Air pilots, flight engineers and flying instructors N/A 1,600
NOC 4211 Paralegal and related occupations $27.00 1,500
NOC 1312 Insurance adjusters and claims examiners $31.00 1,500
NOC 4312 Firefighters $40.00 1,400
NOC 7315 Aircraft mechanics and aircraft inspectors $34.00 1,400
NOC 1223 Human resources and recruitment officers $27.00 1,400
NOC 1212 Supervisors, finance and insurance office workers $28.72 1,300
NOC 5221 Photographers N/A 1,200
NOC 4313 Non-commissioned ranks of the Canadian Armed Forces $28.21 1,200
NOC 1315 Customs, ship and other brokers $21.85 300

Usually Requires High School and/or Occupation Specific Training

Occupation Median Hourly Wage Job Openings to 2028
NOC 1414 Receptionists $17.58 9,600
NOC 6513 Food and beverage servers $11.35 8,200
NOC 4412 Home support workers, housekeepers and related occupations $16.75 7,100
NOC 4411 Home child care providers $12.00 4,700
NOC 7513 Taxi and limousine drivers and chauffeurs $15.38 2,900
NOC 1513 Couriers, messengers and door-to-door distributors $12.50 1,800
NOC 1512 Letter carriers $25.00 1,600
NOC 1511 Mail, postal and related workers $18.00 1,300

Priority Health Occupations Identified by the B.C. Ministry of Health

Occupation Median Hourly Wage Employment
NOC 3112 Family physicians $209,000* 6,218**
Nurse Practitioners N/A N/A
NOC 3413 Health care assistants $21.00 34,717
NOC 3142 Physiotherapists $37.00 3,758
NOC 3143 Occupational therapists $38.42 2,200
Geriatricians $282,900* 49**
NOC 3233 Licensed practical nurses $27.00 9,612
Perfusionists $50.37 59**
NOC 3012 Specialty registered nurses $37.00 47,396
Psychiatrists $239,700* 838**
NOC 3216 Sonographers $37.11 743
NOC 3234 Paramedics $26.78 3,182
Dermatologists $320,600* 66**