The older we get, the more apparent it becomes that we eventually need to go out and get one of those high-paying adult jobs we’ve all heard so much about. Whether you’re just trying to keep up with the ever-rising cost of living or want to save up for a big purchase, making more money is at the centre of it all. But knowing just where to start your job hunt can feel quite overwhelming. That’s why we’ve rounded up a few high-paying jobs in Ontario to make your journey a little easier. 

Spending hours scrolling through jargon-laden postings trying to find a role that fits your financial needs and skillset can be exhausting.

So, why not save yourself a little time and take a peek at our list below? You’ll find eight jobs that offer salaries of up to $100,000 or more in the province. 

If you're looking to make big bucks and you're not against the idea of moving anywhere in Ontario, then the perfect opportunity might just be on this list.

So, get those resumes in tip-top shape and start working on those personal cover letters ASAP.

Your dream job (and dream salary) are waiting.

Vice-President - Trade, Broadcasting, And Other Services

Salary: $175,000 to $200,000

Company: TO Live 

Why You Should Apply: With access to three theatres around Toronto, this company is responsible for putting on a range of performing arts shows, and you could oversee it all. In this role, you would act as a spokesperson.

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Manager, Rail Traffic Control Compliance

Salary: $96,900 to $128,110

Company: Metrolinx

Why You Should Apply: Metrolinx operates things like GO Transit, the UP Express, and even your PRESTO Card. In this position, you would get to make sure everything is running smoothly and according to federal rail regulations, among other things. 

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Manager, Programs (12-month position)

Salary: $89,823 to $112,279

Company: Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)

Why You Should Apply: CMHC has one goal, make housing affordable for all Canadians. In this role, you would be responsible for managing First Nations on reserves files. Based on the company's socials, it seems like a fun place to work too. 

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Buyer Specialist 

Salary: $75,000 to $150,000

Company: KW Signature Realty 

Why You Should Apply: As a buyer specialist, it will be up to you to be the mediator between the home buyer and the listing agent. If you love all things real estate, this one is worth checking out.

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General Manager/Operations Manager

Salary: $125,000 to $140,000

Company: Durham Recruiting 

Why You Should Apply: This company grew from five employees to 30 pretty quickly, and now you can be a part of that constant growth. As the GM, you would oversee all projects, internal staff, and finances. 

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Forensic Specialist – Internal Disclosures

Salary: $86,000 to $128,000

Company: EDC

Why You Should Apply: EDC is an export credit agency that works with Canadian businesses and has been named a top-100 and top family-friendly employer. In your role, you would be in charge of implementing wrongdoing and insider threat programs. Sounds pretty cool.

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Lead, Hunting & Threat Intelligence

Salary: $92,000 to $143,000

Company: Deloitte

Why You Should Apply: At the reputable firm Deloitte, you would be responsible for leading the threat intelligence and threat hunting team to protect various organizations from cyber threats.

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Salary: $120,000 to $150,000

Company: PTC Recruiting 

Why You Should Apply: Here you would be working for an external client on an 18-month engagement. You would be in charge of overseeing the day-to-day operations such as payroll, daily cash management, and more. 

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