7 In-Demand Jobs In Saskatchewan

7 In-Demand Jobs In Saskatchewan | By Tunde Omotoye

I like the immigration strategy Saskatchewan is taking by working towards filling in-demand jobs in the area.

Here are the 7 in-demand jobs in Saskatchewan that got the most attention from the Express Entry pool in May 2019 and got invited to apply for Permanent Residency.

1- Managers in Social, Community and Correctional services:

Average Pay: $35.16 / hour for 7.5 hours per day.

Role: Managers who typically plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the programs and activities of; Social service / Community agencies/ Correctional institutions.

2- Conference and Event Planners:

Average Pay: $22.12 / hour depending on duration.

Role: Plan, organize and coordinate conferences, conventions, meetings, seminars, exhibitions, trade shows, festivals, and other events.

They are usually, employed by;

– Tourism Associations

– Trade and professional associations

– Convention and conference centres

– Government

– Conference and event planning companies

– or they may be self-employed.

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3- Medical Sonographers:

Avg. Pay: $36.00 / hour

Role: Operate ultrasound equipment to produce and record images of various parts of the body to aid physicians in monitoring pregnancies and in diagnosing cardiac, ophthalmic, vascular and other medical disorders.

4- Psychologists

Avg. Pay: $39.56 / hour

Role Summary: Assess and diagnose behavioural, emotional and cognitive disorders, counsel clients, provide therapy, conduct research and apply theory relating to behaviour and mental processes.

5- Instructors of persons with disabilities:

Avg Pay: $26.67 / hour

Role: – Instructors of persons with disabilities.

– Teach children and adults using a variety of techniques to facilitate communication, rehabilitation, social skills, and increased independence.

They are employed in:

– Rehabilitation Centres

– Specialized Educational Institutes

– Throughout the school system.

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6- Butchers

Avg Pay: $13.40 / hour

Role Summary: Butchers, meat cutters and fishmongers prepare standard cuts of meat, poultry, fish and shellfish for sale in retail or wholesale food establishments.

They are usually employed in:

– Supermarkets

– Grocery stores

– Butcher shops

– Fish stores or may be self-employed.

7- Bakers

Avg Pay: $13.00 / hour

Role Summary: Prepare bread, rolls, muffins, pies, pastries, cakes and cookies in retail and wholesale bakeries and dining establishments.

They are employed in:

– Bakeries

– Supermarkets

– Catering companies

– Hotels

– Restaurants

– Hospitals, and other institutions, or

– They may be self-employed.


Unlike others, what I love most about the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program is that a job offer isn’t required. Only that experience is needed. They select based on education level, work experience, age, language ability, family, work or study connections to Saskatchewan.

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Another intriguing thing is that someone with a score of as low as ’67’ was invited to apply in May. Talk about seeing a need and wanting to fill it by all means necessary.

Other in-demand jobs that Saskatchewan seeks under the International Skilled Worker prog.

– Accounting Technicians

– Computer Programmers & interactive media developers

– Architectural Technologists & technicians

– Medical laboratory technologists

– Motor vehicle body repairers

For more detailed info on eligibility, application and how it works, you can also check Saskatchewan’s site here on International Skilled Worker: Occupation In-Demand:

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