Whether you’ve been daydreaming about a new vacation, are looking to get on the property ladder, or simply just want a pay raise, a new job could be the answer. In Ottawa, there are plenty of roles up for grabs that pay way above the national average, and there are opportunities available in so many different fields. If you’ve been looking for jobs in Ottawa that pay $100,000 or more, here’s a handy list of where you could start.
Nobody likes looking for a new position, and it can be stressful to scroll through thousands and thousands of job descriptions, especially when there’s no salary listed.
Finding something that aligns with your location, current skill set and desired salary can sometimes feel impossible, especially if you’re looking to start making the big bucks.
While many of these high-paying jobs do require a particular set of skills, there’s a huge variety of companies and careers for you to choose from.
If you’re not yet in a position to apply for these lucrative roles, they’re still good examples of the kind of skills or experience you may need to start earning six figures.
From sales associates and real estate agents to window installers and mathematics teachers, the options are endless and diverse.
Even better, all of these companies are currently recruiting, so grab your resume and prepare to get hired!
Salary: $100,000 per year
Company: Civic Motors Honda
Why You Should Apply: With this sales position, there's serious potential to make big money if you're good at your job. This full-time role only "prefers" one year of automotive sales experience, so it's a great place to start if you're new to the game.
Mathematics Teacher (College Level)
Salary: $70.54 to $102.32 per hour
Company: Cégep Heritage College
Why You Should Apply: While you will need a Bachelor's Degree in a related field to apply for this position, teaching experience isn't a strict requirement.
Digital Content Design Services Manager
Salary: $80,692 - $108,760 per year
Company: Canada Revenue Agency
Why You Should Apply: According to the job listing, this would be an "enormous, thrilling and challenging task" for somebody. If you're passionate and hard-working, look no further!
Salary: $40 to $50 per hour
Company: Canadian Masonry Services
Why You Should Apply: You don't need to have a degree, certificate or diploma to apply for this role, which is awesome. That said, you will need around five years of experience.
If you're wondering how to make the big bucks in the construction industry, experience is key!
Window & Door Installer
Salary: $80,000 - $120,000 per year
Company: Verdun Windows & Doors
Why You Should Apply: This position pays more per year than the industry average and offers full-time work throughout all of Canada's seasons. There's also a van provided!
Real Estate Agent
Salary: $80,000 - $300,000 per year
Company: Bennett Property Shop Realty, Brokerage
Why You Should Apply: This job listing promises a great work/life balance, with no desk fees, no cold calling and a 24/7 coaching helpline. They also claim that other newbies doubled their income in just one year.
Salary: $81.25 an hour
Company: The Massage and Treatment Clinic
Why You Should Apply: This listing promises flexible working hours, on-site parking and education reimbursement. What more could you need!
Salary: $104,925 - $139,900 per year
Company: Bank of Canada
Why You Should Apply: While an earned doctorate degree is a requirement, no specific experience is necessary for this role. If you have knowledge of strategic planning, research, policy analysis or mathematical modelling, this could be the perfect position for you.
Mobile Massage Therapist
Salary: $62 - $84 per hour
Company: Massage Club
Why You Should Apply: They're offering a super flexible and personalizable work schedule. Additionally, you can spend your workday "amongst soft lighting, soothing music and scented oils," which sounds lovely!
Various Manager Positions
Salary: $101,010 to $115,005 per year
Company: Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Why You Should Apply: According to their job listing, Fisheries and Oceans Canada and the Canadian Coast Guard have won several job-related awards in the past, including Canada’s Top Employers for Young People.
Sales Account Manager
Salary: $80,000 to $100,000 per year
Why You Should Apply: They're offering extended health coverage that includes medical, dental and vision, as well as paid holidays and "generous" paid time off.