Looking for high-paying, stable employment in a growing industry where salary increases and upward mobility aren’t just pipe dreams? Jobs like this do exist, you just have to willing to train up—and possibly relocate—for them.
Canadian Business magazine has ranked the top 100 professions in the country and found that mining & forestry managers lead the pack. Managers in this sector enjoy a media salary of $108,000 and have seen 5-year wage growth of 25%. Hiring in the sector is up 37% over five years and demand is pointing upward still.
The second best job overall is oil & gas drilling supervisor. For the full rankings, see Canada’s Best Jobs 2015.