Top Employment Opportunities for Filipinos in Canada

The results of the 2019 Survey on Overseas Filipinos showed that there are about 2.2 Million Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) around the globe. Saudi Arabia continued to be the most preferred destination with the United Arab Emirates, Hongkong, and Taiwan coming in next.

Many consider Canada as well, but mostly a place to immigrate to, because of its natural beauty, cosmopolitan cities, and multicultural communities. Canada prides itself on giving a high value to immigrants with its wide network of social services, free and high-quality education system, an open and discrimination-free job market, as well as a number of benefits depending on your income and the age of your children. These are just some of the reasons why Canada is such a great place to live.

Whether you have already made the move or still planning to, here are the top in-demand jobs for Filipinos based on the accredited manpower agencies which have numerous Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) approved job orders bound for Canada in 2020:

Overseas Filipino Workers

  • Caregiver jobs
  • Butcher / Cutter Industrial Meat jobs
  • Technician Swine jobs
  • Glazier jobs
  • Construction Worker-related jobs
  • Truck Driver Long Haul jobs
  • Mechanic Heavy Duty Equipment jobs
  • Machinist CNC
  • Welder jobs
  • Attendant Food Service related jobs
  • Attendant Room Cleaner related jobs

The Philippine Statistics Authority listed an estimated amount of Php 211.9 billion for the total remittance sent by Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) during the period April to September 2019. These included cash sent home, cash brought home, and remittance in kind. The data also showed that the majority of OFWs sent their remittances through banks (58.0%) while the rest used money transfer (40.7%), agency or local office (0.6%), door to door delivery (0.4%), friends or co-workers (0.2%) or other means (0.1%).

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