Life After Graduation: Gratifying Project Manager Careers in Toronto
- June 23, 2022
Whether it is energy, transportation, finance, or telecommunications, a massive range of sectors need Project Managers in Toronto and beyond. In fact, there are so many options that it can be hard to narrow down a career path. To help you on your journey, here are some fantastic places to work in Toronto for graduates of Fleming College Toronto’s Project Management Graduate Certificate program.
Note: All information about wages comes from glassdoor.ca
Ontario’s electricity service offers a great retirement package, work life balance, union support, and a friendly working environment, according to many reviews on Glassdoor. Project Managers can make up to $133,655 per year. For those looking to get some experience and possibly find a permanent position, Hydro One has a project manager internship that pays $32 an hour, quite high for an internship in Canada.
Though Bombardier has their headquarters in Montreal, this aerospace company has locations in Toronto in need of project managers. Being the #1 manufacturer of aircraft in the region, Bombardier offers solid benefits, a dynamic work environment, stock options for employees, and a workforce as diverse as Toronto’s population. Junior project managers start with a base pay of $51,000 to $81,000, Senior Project Managers are looking at closer to $90,000 a year.
Toronto Transit Commission (TTC)
If you have ever taken a bus, subway, or streetcar in Toronto, then you have used the TTC’s services. Being a public company, TTC provides excellent benefits including insurance, pension, and tuition support of $3500 a year to help employees expand their knowledge and grow their skills. Project Managers earn up to $139,000 per year.
Royal Bank of Canada (RBC)
A staple of the Canadian banking sector, RBC is without a doubt a wonderful workplace for any inspiring project manager in the finance sector. The company has a diverse workforce that values work life balance and offers life insurance and extended benefits such as credit card rebates, employee discounts, a wellness program, and some free meals. Project managers have a base salary of $84,941 per year.
With their headquarters in Toronto, Telus is one of the biggest telecommunications companies in Canada. With union support, a diversity program, employee discounts, and more, this company offers a lot for employees. Project managers have a base salary of $89,910 per year. Project Coordinators make $52,482 per year.
Made famous for hardware, IBM, with its Canadian headquarters in Toronto, has shifted its focus to AI and cloud computing as of late. For tech-focused project management graduates, IBM offers extensive insurance, stock options, diversity initiatives, performance bonuses and more. Project managers have a base pay of $93,794. Senior project managers make up $109,114 per year.
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