10 jobs in Quebec that pay $40,000 or more and don’t require a university degree

The job market is tough these days, even for those of us who are overqualified with college degrees which, as it turns out, you don’t even need for some high-paying Quebec jobs. These ten open positions right now only require a college or high school diploma, as well as relevant experience. Many of them require French in addition to English, and some even include on-the-job training paid for by the employer.

Scroll down and get a feel for the job search across Quebec, and maybe even throw your hat in the ring if the job is right for you. You can’t go wrong trying!

Workplace trainer

Salary: $29.08 per hour, 40 hours per week

Company: Air Canada

Where: Dorval, QC

Who should apply: This English position only requires a high school diploma, with experience a plus but not a requirement. Daily duties include presenting reports and conferences, training staff and supervising a team of five to ten people. A Class 5/5F/G license is a strong asset for this role, and experience with Microsoft Suite won’t hurt either.

You will need to pass a criminal background check as well as a medical exam to apply for this position, which is suitable for those with good customer-facing skills and interpersonal abilities.

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Social Media Manager

Salary: $40,000 to $45,000

Company: PGA Management Services Inc.

Where: 1200 Ave. McGill College, Montreal, QC

Who should apply: Anyone with one to two years of social media management experience is a good candidate for this position, which only requires a one to two-year non-university degree, including CEGEP certificates. Candidates must be bilingual and young people are encouraged to apply.

Gestion PGA has also opened this position to those who do not have a Canadian work permit. This position is permanent and full-time with the option to work remotely, and benefits include dental and vision care as well as paid mileage for commuting.

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Corporate Secretary

Salary: $45,000 to $55,000

Company: Gallant & Associates Inc.

Where: Brossard, QC — location varies

Who should apply: This position is open to individuals with a CEGEP degree with limited experience. The job involves working from a client’s home, providing administrative support and relying on tools such as Microsoft Suite.

Candidates would prepare invoices, reports, and memos, conduct research, and do general accounting for the accounting firm. The working language is French and candidates must be comfortable communicating in French, both orally and in writing, in the context of accounting.

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Assistant to store manager

Salary: $45,000

Company: Retail Bestseller Canada Inc.

Where: 225-A, de Liege O, Montreal, QC

Who should apply: Fluent French speakers with at least a high school diploma are good candidates for this position, assistant store manager for a clothing retailer. Only seven months of experience (to one year) are expected for this role, which involves supervising a team of five to 10 people.

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Interior design project manager

Salary: $40,000 to $65,000

Company: ESPE

Where: Montreal, QC

Who should apply: University graduates with three to five years of experience in home renovation, architecture and/or interior design would be a good fit for this full-time position, which offers the option of working remotely. This position is bilingual. Knowledge of AutoCad and SketchUp is a strong asset, as is experience using Revit.

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Graphic designer

Salary: $28 per hour, 37.5 hours per week

Company: CARDSTON Inc.

Where: Pointe-Claire, QC

Who should apply: Bilingual graphic design enthusiasts with at least a non-university degree are encouraged to apply for this position, which offers on-the-job training paid for by the employer, a card maker whose products include game, trading cards, gift cards – basically any type of card you can imagine. The post offers health coverage and free parking.

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Nurse Technician

Salary: $27.08 per hour, 30 to 37.5 hours per week

Company: CISSS des Laurentides

Where: 249 Sainte-Adele Boulevard, Sainte-Adele, QC

Who should apply: Workers licensed by the Ordre des Infirmières et Infirmiers du Québec (OIIQ) are qualified to apply for this position, which involves teaching and supervising students as well as performing work usual for a nurse technician. Keep in mind that this opportunity is in French, so English-speaking nurses may want to look elsewhere.

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Dental Hygienist

Salary: $30.00 to $40.00 per hour, 30 to 35 hours per week

Company: Dental Clinic and Implantology of Magog Inc.

Where: 22 Laurier Street, Magog, QC

Who should apply: French speakers with any experience are welcome to apply for this position, which requires membership in the Order of Dental Hygienists of Quebec.

In this role, you will perform dental assessments, work with dentists to determine patient care, and provide dental care information to patients. You’ll also need to clean some teeth, of course. Benefits include – and this may be shocking – dental care.

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machine salesman

Salary: $20 to $25 per hour, 40 hours per week

Company: SOCACE Industries Ltd.

Where: Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, QC

Who should apply: Anyone with a high school diploma and a love of the road would be a good fit for this position, which requires bilingualism and three to five years of experience. The role involves traveling to promote and solicit sales, assess customer needs and provide the best possible recommendations for a useful good or service. It’s a job full of conversation and negotiation, with a bit of technical knowledge needed too.

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Outside Sales Representative

Salary: $55,000 to $60,000 annually for 37.5 hours per week

Company: Leather Inc.

Where: Laval, QC

Who should apply: This position requires bilingualism and limited sales experience. The position involves soliciting and interacting with customers, as well as providing after-sales support. Proficiency in Microsoft Suite is a big plus, as is experience selling software. Corium seeks organized and reliable team players and offers a commission.

Apply here

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