With Canada being one of the top countries Nigerians are migrating to for better opportunities, it is important to know what is obtainable before making the travelling move.
According to Canadavis.org, some menial jobs pay as high as $32,000 (N13,715,520) annually. In this report, Legit.ng will be drawing resources from the organisation to look at some common jobs and how much one could earn.
1. Washing plate
Days ago, a video of some young men washing piles of plates went viral online, with many detesting what they did.
If one were to do such a job in Canada, Canadavisa.org put its average annual salary between $26,000 – $32,561 (N11,143,860 – N13,955,970.21).
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It was gathered that that is how much a food distribution company, Compass Group Canada, pays its workers. For this same job, Workopolis put the yearly earning at $21,286 – $28,540 (N9,123,392.46 – 12,232,529.40)
2. Working as a cashier
An outfit called Valu-Mart often has open positions for a person who wants to work as a cashier in the supermarket.
The average yearly salary is between $29,441 – $34,701 (N12,618,707.01 -N14,873,195.61). An applicant must be a team player who can communicate well.
3. Farm work (cone picking)
This is another job that a foreigner can easily do without any kind of experience. The agriculture work, however, demands some level of physical exertion.
The expected earning for a year is pegged between $26,325-$$35,100. The job is, however, seasonal. Canadavisa.org said:
“While it is physical work where you’ll be required to use ladders, and work in varying weather conditions, it’s a stable position that offers on-the-job training and innovative culture with diverse opportunities for growth.”
4. Room attendant
Working with Hyatt Regency Vancouver in Canada does not also need prior experience. Training is provided for workers on the job.
Apart from an average annual salary of $25,867 – $35,526 (N11,086,854.87 – N15,226,798.86), the company offers tuition assistance to his workers.
Before making the move
It is also good to know that relocating abroad does not offer a straight way to success. Before you make the move, weigh your options well and plan strategically.