High Demand Professionals in British Columbia

Requires Bachelors, Graduate or First Professional Degree 

• Financial auditors and accountants (NOC 1111)
• Elementary school and kindergarten teachers (NOC 4032)
• Information systems analysts and consultants (NOC 2171)
• Computer programmers and interactive media developers(NOC 2174)
• Other financial officers (NOC 1114)
• Lawyers and Quebec notaries (NOC 4112)
• Professional occupations in business management consulting (NOC 1122)
• Software engineers and designers (NOC 2173)
• Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations (NOC 1123)
• College and other vocational instructors (NOC 4021)
• Civil engineers (NOC 2131)
• University professors and lecturers (NOC 4011)
• Business development officers and marketing researchers and consultants (NOC 4163)
• Human resources professionals (NOC 1121)
• Producers, directors, choreographers and related occupations (NOC 5131)
• Social workers (NOC 4152)
• Family, marriage and other related counsellors (NOC 4153)
• Web designers and developers (NOC 2175)
• Authors and writers (NOC 5121)
• Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4165)
• Architects (NOC 2151)
• Financial and investment analysts (NOC 1112)
• Natural and applied science policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4161)
• Securities agents, investment dealers and brokers (NOC 1113)
• Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers) (NOC 2147)
• Psychologists (NOC 4151) 
(Reference: https://www.workbc.ca/Labour-Market-Industry/High-Demand-Occupations.aspx)

Usually Requires a Bachelor's, Graduate or First Professional Degree and/or Significant Work Experience

• Retail and wholesale trade managers (NOC 0621)
• Restaurant and food service managers (NOC 0631)
• Senior managers - financial, communications and other business services (NOC 0013)
• Facility operation and maintenance managers (NOC 0714)
• Computer and information systems managers (NOC 0213)
• Financial managers (NOC 0111)
• Corporate sales managers (NOC 0601)
• Banking, credit and other investment managers (NOC 0122)
• Senior managers - construction, transportation, production and utilities (NOC 0016)
• Advertising, marketing and public relations managers(NOC 0124)
• Senior managers - trade, broadcasting and other services, n.e.c. (NOC 0015)
• Insurance, real estate and financial brokerage managers(NOC 0121)
• Managers in agriculture (NOC 0821)
• Managers in transportation (NOC 0731)
• Home building and renovation managers (NOC 0712)
• Accommodation service managers (NOC 0632)
• Other administrative services managers (NOC 0114)
• Managers in social, community and correctional services (NOC 0423)
• Human resources managers (NOC 0112)
• Senior managers - health, education, social and community services and membership organizations (NOC 0014)
• Other business services managers (NOC 0125)
• Managers in customer and personal services, n.e.c. (NOC 0651)
• School principals and administrators of elementary and secondary education (NOC 0422)
• Purchasing managers (NOC 0113)
• Administrators - post-secondary education and vocational training (NOC 0421)
• Engineering managers (NOC 0211)
• Senior government managers and officials (NOC 0012)
• Recreation, sports and fitness program and service directors (NOC 0513)
• Managers - publishing, motion pictures, broadcasting and performing arts (NOC 0512)
• Utilities managers (NOC 0912)
• Architecture and science managers (NOC 0212)
• Government managers - economic analysis, policy development and program administration (NOC 0412)
• Other managers in public administration (NOC 0414) 
(Reference: https://www.workbc.ca/Labour-Market-Industry/High-Demand-Occupations.aspx)

Usually Requires Diploma, Certificate or Apprenticeship Training

• Administrative officers (NOC 1221)
• Social and community service workers (NOC 4212)
• Accounting technicians and bookkeepers (NOC 1311)
• Administrative assistants (NOC 1241)
• Early childhood educators and assistants (NOC 4214)
• Real estate agents and salespersons (NOC 6232)
• Automotive service technicians, truck and bus mechanics and mechanical repairers (NOC 7321)
• Graphic designers and illustrators (NOC 5241)
• Hairstylists and barbers (NOC 6341)
• Program leaders and instructors in recreation, sport and fitness (NOC 5254)
• Technical sales specialists - wholesale trade (NOC 6221)
• Property administrators (NOC 1224)
• Police officers (except commissioned) (NOC 4311)
• Insurance agents and brokers (NOC 6231)
• Financial sales representatives (NOC 6235)
• Computer network technicians (NOC 2281)
• Electronic service technicians (household and business equipment) (NOC 2242)
• Retail sales supervisors (NOC 6211)
• Supervisors, supply chain, tracking and scheduling co-ordination occupations (NOC 1215)
• Legal administrative assistants (NOC 1242)
• Executive assistants (NOC 1222)
• User support technicians (NOC 2282)
• Medical administrative assistants (NOC 1243)
• Air pilots, flight engineers and flying instructors (NOC 2271)
• Paralegal and related occupations (NOC 4211)
• Insurance adjusters and claims examiners (NOC 1312)
• Firefighters (NOC 4312)
• Aircraft mechanics and aircraft inspectors (NOC 7315)
• Human resources and recruitment officers (NOC 1223)
• Supervisors, finance and insurance office workers (NOC 1212)
• Photographers (NOC 5221)
• Non-commissioned ranks of the Canadian Armed Forces (NOC 4313)
• Customs, ship and other brokers (NOC 1315) 
(Reference: https://www.workbc.ca/Labour-Market-Industry/High-Demand-Occupations.aspx)

Usually Requires High School and/or Occupation Specific Training

• Receptionists (NOC 1414)
• Food and beverage servers (NOC 6513)
• Home support workers, housekeepers and related occupations (NOC 4412)
• Home child care providers (NOC 4411)
• Taxi and limousine drivers and chauffeurs (NOC 7513)
• Couriers, messengers and door-to-door distributors (NOC 1513)
• Letter carriers (NOC 1512)
• Mail, postal and related workers (NOC 1511) 
(Reference: https://www.workbc.ca/Labour-Market-Industry/High-Demand-Occupations.aspx)