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.


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Elizabeth Bromstein| May 15, 2015 4:15 pm


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The best and worst-paying university majors

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Elizabeth Bromstein| May 7, 2015 7:06 pm


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