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Tech Roles Dominate the Ten Best Jobs of 2018

This week Indeed released what it believes are the best jobs of 2018.

Nine of the top ten jobs included are tech-related with Machine Learning Engineer, Full Stack Developer and DevOps Engineer included in the top three. The list is based on number of job postings, average salary and growth opportunity.

“With Canada’s growing tech sector, we’re continuing to see tech jobs dominate. Our top job, Machine Learning Engineer, is vital to one of Canada’s most important emerging fields – Artificial Intelligence,” said Paul D’Arcy, senior vice president at Indeed.

Techfest May 2018

“With such broad applications and rapid advancements, this field is increasingly contributing to the Canadian tech jobs landscape and we expect this to continue in the years to come.”

Most of the roles on the Top 10 list are represented at the upcoming Techfest recruiting events in Toronto on May 10th and Vancouver on May 16th.

  1. Machine Learning Engineer – $97,796
  2. Full Stack Developer – $82,711
  3. Development Operations (DevOps) Engineer – $98,878
  4. Internal Medicine Physician – $253,445
  5. Data Scientist – $93,286
  6. Operations Consultant – $73,120
  7. Platform Engineer – $93,322
  8. Product Owner – $88,287
  9. Salesforce Administrator – $72,244
  10. Senior Back End Developer – $92,244

Indeed developed this list by including jobs with a salary of at least $70,000, combined with consistent growth in share of postings from 2014-2017.

Salary estimates are based on employee and user data as well as past and present job advertisements on Indeed. The full report can be found here.

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