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Engineering Occupations In Demand

Posted by: Gavin Au-Yeung Date: June 8, 2021 Category: Blog

Engineers remain an important part of the Canadian workforce. Furthermore, individuals with a Professional Engineer (P.Eng) certificate will continue to have great employment opportunities. As a result, many engineering fields remain highly employable. Continue reading to learn more about engineering occupations in demand and how Career Loans can help internationally trained engineers return to their desired careers.

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Electrical Engineer

Electrical Engineers are crucial for designing, developing, and testing electronic equipment and systems. Therefore, this occupation continues to be one of Canada’s most in-demand engineering occupations. Electrical Engineers can find employment in a large variety of sectors. For example, electrical utilities, communications, manufacturing and much more. Individuals in this field can expect to earn an average wage of $44 per hour in Saskatchewan and $52 in Alberta.

Civil Engineer

Civil Engineers are responsible for the planning, developing, and managing of construction projects. Their work influences the construction of buildings, structures, roads, tunnels, and other important infrastructures. Civil Engineers can find employment in construction firms, consulting companies, various government levels, and be self-employed. Individuals in this field can expect to earn an average wage of $40 per hour in Saskatchewan and $47 in Alberta.

Computer Software Engineer

Software Engineers are responsible for designing, evaluating, integrating, and maintaining a variety of technical software. Their work influences our everyday lives as they help ensure important networks are operating properly. In fact, without Software Engineers, we would not have many internet-powered applications. Software Engineers can find employment consulting firms, research and development firms, and both the private and public sectors. Individuals in this field can expect to earn an average wage of $36 per hour in Saskatchewan and $48 in Alberta.

Mechanical Engineer

Mechanical Engineers design and develop the machinery for a variety of systems. For example, heating and air conditioning, power generation, transportation, and manufacturing. In addition, they may also evaluate, install, and maintain these mechanical systems as a part of their work. Mechanical Engineers can find employment in a wide range of industries. For example, power, manufacturing, processing, and transportation. Individuals in this field can expect to earn an average wage of $37 per hour in Saskatchewan and $56 in Alberta.

Industrial Engineer

Industrial Engineers research, develop, and supervise programs that maximize efficiency and productivity. In particular, their work involves creating systems that make things easier for human workers. Industrial Engineers can find employment in consulting firms, manufacturing companies, and various other sectors as well as be self-employed. Individuals in this field can expect to earn an average wage of $34 per hour in Saskatchewan and $41 in Alberta.

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