What Are the Job Opportunities in Greater Montréal?
With the best economic growth in Canada in 2018, Greater Montréal’s job market will need new blood. According to Emploi Québec, more than 1.4 million jobs will need to be filled by 2026. Most of these positions will be skilled jobs.
Cutting Edge Sectors with Strong Labour Needs
Greater Montréal is characterized by its many vibrant cutting-edge sectors.
These fast-growing sectors are constantly looking for new talent and skilled labour. Sectors with the keenest interest are the Aerospace, Visual Effects and Animation, Video Games, Deep Learning and Life Science and Health Technology. These sectors are expected to hire a large number of new employees over the upcoming years in Greater Montréal.
Consult Job Opportunities Per Sector and Profession
Emploi Québec’s online tool, Labour Market Information yields a wealth of useful information for job hunters, people making career choices or seeking to improve their job conditions. You can find data on employment opportunities and the salaries offered per sector and profession in Greater Montréal. You can even search for companies per sector and number of employees.
Furthermore, every year Jobboom publishes a Jobs of the Future ranking (in French only). It indicates, for example, that the Information Technology (IT), Health, Engineering and Administration sectors are the best-represented sectors of employment.
The Government of Canada’s Job Bank also informs you on job opportunities in the Montréal area.
Lastly, Heading for Success addresses jobs of the future requiring a secondary school vocational training or CEGEP technical training. The information is available per region and includes each profession’ s average salary.
Find out more
- The Labor Market and Employment in Québec, by Industry (Emploi Québec, in French only)
- Occupations That Employ the Most People in Greater Montréal (Emploi Québec, in French only)
- Jobs of the Future Rating (Jobboom, in French only)
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