5 high-paying, in-demand professions in British Columbia

British Columbia is divided into 7 economic regions: the Vancouver islands/coast, the Thompson-Okanagan, the Northeast, the North Coast & Nechako, the Mainland/Southwest, Kootenay, and the Cariboo.

According to official data, the following occupations are predicted to be in more demand and pay more than other professions over the next 10 years.

1. Contractors and Supervisors, Mechanic Trades (NOC 7301) Approximately $37.00 CAD per hour

2. Advertising, Marketing and Public Relations Managers  (NOC 0124) Approximately $37.69 CAD per hour

3. Financial and Investment Analysts  (NOC 1112) Approximately $38.46 CAD per hour

4. Nursing  Coordinators and Supervisors (NOC 3011) Approximately $39.00 CAD per hour

5. Occupational Therapists  (NOC 3143) Approximately $40.00 CAD per hour