Thinking about looking for a new job? It seems now might be a great time to start. Toronto's got tons of booming positions looking to be filled right now and trust me, the younger generations definitely have a leg up on this one. That's because most of them are in the millennial-driven tech field. Not only are there a huge amount of postings, but the salaries are on point. We've curated a detailed list of the best jobs in Toronto for 2018 according to Indeed.
"There’s no doubt Toronto’s tech scene is scorching hot and the demand for tech talent is skyrocketing," said Jodi Kasten, managing director at Indeed Canada. "Our data uncovers that, in Toronto, the best jobs right now are tech-related as companies look to transform into digital versions of themselves and new start-ups hit the scene.”
Take a look at the city’s best jobs right now.
10. Cloud Engineer
Ah yes, we all know of “the cloud”. The mysterious concept of remote servers that store, manage and process our data someplace in thin air. Cloud engineers are responsible for all of the technical duties associated with cloud computing. This includes design, planning, management, maintenance, and support. In Toronto, the average salary for this job is $92,400.
9. Automation Engineer
If you’re a robot nerd, then you’re in luck. Automation engineers make an average salary of $75,819. In this field, engineers utilize technology to improve manufacturing processes. In other words, they’re the ones responsible for robots taking over human jobs. Welp.
8. Back-End Developer
Get your head out of the gutter. Although this might sound like some sort of job for a plastic surgeon, it’s actually a tech job. Back-end developers manage the data between servers and users. They work with front-end developers to maintain databases. A job of this kind in Toronto could have you making a salary of over $80,000. Tons of Ontario companies are offering jobs in this field right now, and even more in Quebec.
These specialized eye doctors have been in demand around the city. Growth in postings on Indeed over the last three years has gone up by 204%. On average, an optometrist in Toronto will be clearing almost $100,000 a year.
6. Product Owner
I own a bunch of different products! Does that mean I can make a salary of $88,413 too? Not the same thing, eh? Rats. Being the type of product owner on this list typically means being the key stakeholder in a project and overseeing the entire vision. There are over 100 Ontario job postings for this type of career.
5. Full Stack Developer
A full stack developer handles all the work of databases, servers, systems engineering, and clients. The growth of postings over the last three years on Indeed have gone up a whopping 253%. This position leads the pack with posting numbers. According to Indeed, for every 1 million job postings, almost 8,000 of them are for full stack developers.
4. Data Scientist
This isn’t your typical scientist gig. Those employed in this role won’t be working with DNA or beakers full of freaky liquids, instead, they work with complex digital data. They interpret such things as websites usage statistics in order to assist in business decision-making. On average, data scientists earn over $91,000.
3. Development Operations Engineer
Otherwise known as DevOps Engineers, those in this role will have skills in scripting and coding. They work with software engineering to deploy and operate company systems as well as streamline operations and processes. This job takes the cake for moolah. The average salary in this position is $98,899.
2. Investment Consultant
Investment consultants help high-net-worth investors plan their investments in exchange for a fee. These consultants monitor their client's investments and make recommendations wherever needed. The average salary for this job is just over $70,000 a year. The growth on Indeed postings has gone up 352% in the last three years.
1. Senior Back-End Developer
Last but not least, we have the senior version of best job number 8. If you’re super skilled in the field of back-end development than congratulations, you’re probably in the role of Toronto’s number one job of 2018. Those in this role can expect a salary of around $96,000 a year. This job also has the highest growth on Indeed with a 452% increase in postings over the last three years.