Randstad, the behemoth of a recruitment agency, has recently published list of technology / IT salaries across Canada. The numbers are interesting to see as there is a big difference in remuneration between cities in Quebec such as Montreal where some salaries can be atrociously 30-50% less than Toronto , Vancouver, Calgary, Waterloo and Ottawa. … Continue reading Tech Salaries in Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver Revealed (2018)
Brain Drain – here we are again. Just like in the 1990s – early 2000s, when living was easy south of the border in California with its nice weather year around, the exchange rate US Canadian dollar is extra 35% top up, salaries are double what you make home (in Toronto at least, more than … Continue reading Canada’s Tech Going Down South
Update: While High speed train is being studied by both provincial and state governments, a private company, Harbour Air Seaplanes, has launched a seaplane that gets you in Seattle in around 1 hour from Vancouver. The tickets are around $400 but if speed is what you are after – this will be the best option … Continue reading Vancouver to Seattle Highspeed Train Almost a Reality
Stack Overflow, job board and IT community of sorts, have introduced a salary calculator where you can input your profile information and it will provide you with estimate salary you should be making. The tool is available in Canada and you can compare web dev salaries in Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, etc by entering your role, … Continue reading Devs in Canada – You Making Enough Money?