A Provincial Nominee Program stream targeted particularly at lower-skilled occupations operated by Nova Scotia under National Occupational Classification (NOC) C.
The Nova Scotia Nominee Program Occupations In-Demand stream aims at a short list of jobs considered in high demand in the region. As well, the targeted jobs include positions in the health, hospitality, and skilled employment divisions.
Moreover, applicants need a job offer in their profession and relevant work experience for one year. In addition, their age should be between 21 years old to 55 years old and have the lowest language ability that is similar to CLB level in French or English. Apart from that, the applicant should show financial resources to settle in Nova Scotia well.
The following are the targeted jobs through the Nova Scotia Nominee Program Occupations In-Demand stream:
Top 10 Nova Scotia’s Most In-Demand Jobs
1) Nurse Aides, Orderlies, And Patient Service Associates (NOC 3413)
These are the people who assist nurses, hospital staff, and doctors in the patient’s basic care in hospitals, nursing homes, and aided care amenities for the aging and other healthcare institutions.
In Nova Scotia, these job roles come with a typical annual salary of $35,100 based on 37.5-hour work per week. But that pay can go up to $40,950 based on experience and the job location.
2) Physicians – Family (NOC 3112) and Specialists (3111)
General doctors and family physicians analyze and treat diseases, physical disorders, and wounds. In Nova Scotia, they make an average annual wage of $192,605 but can make as much as $351,221.
3) Nurses (NOC 3012)
Registered nurses and psychiatric nurses offer direct nursing care to patients, carry out health education programs and offer counseling services about issues related to the p nursing practice.
The job comes with an average annual salary of $76,050 depending on the 37.5-hour worked per week with top salary earners making up to $84,669 along the North Shore.
4) Food And Beverage Servers (NOC 6513) And Food Counter Attendants, Kitchen Helpers (NOC 6711)
For cooks and servers, Nova Scotia’s Restaurateurs are facing a serious labor shortage.
The average yearly salary for a server or cook in Nova Scotia, depending on a 37.5-hour work week, is $27,300 and the annual pay for cooks tops off at $40,872.
5) Cleaners (NOC 6731)
Those people who clean offices, hallways, hotel rooms, lobbies, private residences, motels, resorts, hospitals, schools, and office buildings were a hot product during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In Nova Scotia, based on a 37.5-hour work week but can make up to $39,000, commercial cleaners can earn an average annual salary of $28,370.
6) Transport Truck Drivers (NOC 7511)
In Nova Scotia, trucking jobs attract a median annual income of $39,000, but that can increase to $58,500 for those working in Halifax.
7) Construction jobs helpers and laborers (NOC 7611)
Construction jobs helpers and laborers help skilled tradespersons and do laboring activities at construction sites, in excavations and surface mines or construction firms, trade and labor contractors, and surface mine and mine workers.
Furthermore, the average annual salary for a building worker in Nova Scotia, depending on a 37.5-hour work week is $37,050 but they can earn up to $58,500 each year.
8) Heavy Equipment Operators (Except Crane) (NOC 7521)
Those workers who run the heavy equipment used in the construction and roads, bridges, airports, gas and oil pipelines, subways, buildings, and other construction maintenance, in surface mining and mining activities, and material management work are in hot demand.
According to a standard work week, employed by construction firms, heavy equipment contractors, public works departments and pipeline, categorization, cargo-handling, and other businesses, these workers have an average annual income of $42,900. At the higher end, they can get $67,370 for the same 37.5 hours per week.
9) Information Systems Analysts And Consultants (NOC 2171)
Information systems specialists and counselors analyze and test systems necessities, develop, and implement information systems expansion tactics, procedures, and policies, and provide guidance on an extensive range of information systems problems.
Moreover, these experts earn an average annual salary of $73,125 in Nova Scotia depending on a typical work week but can make up to $106,000 per year.
10) Computer Programmers And Interactive Media Developers (NOC 2174)
Computer programmers and interactive media developers are the people who write, modify, integrate and test the code of computers for software applications, operating system-level software, data processing applications, and communication software.
Additionally, they can earn a median salary of 69,260 per year in Nova Scotia based on a standard work week but can command up to $114,370 in the Annapolis Valley of the province.
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