Jobs that pay double the national average

Ten jobs available now that pay double the Canadian national average

Peter Harris | May 22, 2015 3:57 pm

We all know that doctors, lawyers and dentists tend to be well compensated, and that the CEO makes more money than everybody else. But what if you’re not one of those guys? Here are some high-paying gigs for the rest of us.


Category: Industry News & Insights, Job Search Strategies, Latest News & Advice

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Simon Cohen| March 24, 2015 6:42 pm


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Elizabeth Bromstein| March 24, 2015 5:51 pm


Happy employees are engaged employees and engaged employees are productive employees. Reward your employees and make them happy.



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Elizabeth Bromstein| March 23, 2015 7:17 pm


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8 CEOs who made millions before they turned 30

Elizabeth Bromstein| March 19, 2015 8:43 pm


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The most costly tech skills to hire for

Elizabeth Bromstein| March 19, 2015 3:46 pm


We all know that programming skills are in demand right now, and will continue to be in the future. They dramatically increase job market value. What are companies paying their tech employees?



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Workopolis| March 17, 2015 5:49 pm


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Hot jobs with low unemployment and high demand

Hot jobs with low unemployment, high demand, and rising salaries

Peter Harris| March 13, 2015 5:52 pm


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How much house can you get for $1 million in cities across Canada?

Elizabeth Bromstein| March 12, 2015 2:11 pm


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Elizabeth Bromstein| March 11, 2015 4:55 pm


They say money isn’t the most important thing when it comes to finding a job, but a great paycheque doesn’t usually hurt. Here are ten top paying companies complete with salary information.



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