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15 Well-Paying Jobs For English Speakers In Montreal

Job offers that only require English as a working language.
15 Well-Paying Jobs For English Speakers In Montreal

Most employers in Montreal ask for a professional level of French, if not full bilingualism, in their job postings. If you are an anglophone in Montreal, this means that looking for a job can be difficult.

However, looking for a job that only requires English is not an impossible task! Read on for a list of job titles that only require English.

That being said, you should do your best to learn French if you're planning on living in Montreal for a while. Living in the city makes it really easy to immerse yourself in the French language, and it will open up a myriad of work opportunities. 

READ ALSO: 5 Places You Can Learn French For Cheap In Montreal

TL;DR Read on for a list of job postings that only require English as a working language in Montreal.

Cabin Service and Cleaning Attendant

Salary: $12.50 to $14.00/hour

Description: If you want to work with planes and you're passionate about the aviation industry, working with plane cleaning and maintenance could be really fun! You will get to meet tons of interesting people.

Here is one open position to check out:

Cabin Service and Cleaning Attendant

Customer Care Representative

Salary: Between $16 and $20/hour

Description: Companies need people to chat to clients and potential clients over the phone. If you're friendly and outgoing, this is a great job. Companies like mindgeek only require English-speaking employees.

Here are two open positions to check out:

Customer Care Representative Overnight, Mindgeek | Customer Care Representative

Rental Sales Agent

Salary: $13.50 an hour

Description: If you're good with computers and have a disposition towards helping people, being a rental agent could be a great way to earn some money! They only require profficiency in English.

Here is one open position to check out:

Rental Sales Agent At Hertz

Freelance Writer

Salary: Not specified; but the average pay for this type of work is almost $30/hour

Description: Many companies hire content writers, and they are most often written in English. This is great if you are a good writer and you're looking for a flexible work schedule.

Here are two open positions to check out:

Comic Book Writer | News Writer

Restaurant Work: Line Cook, Dishwasher Etc.

Salary: From $12-$15

Description: If you want to work in a fast-paced environment with fun people, I definitely recommend getting a restaurant job. Job positions like line cook and dishwasher usually don't require any french.

Here are two jobs open right now:

Dishwasher at Aux Vivres | Dishwasher at Bistro Noah

Administrative Assistant

Salary: $46,300 -$57,900 (midpoint) – $69,500

Description: If you're well organised, good with people and you can juggle several tasks at once, apply to be an administrative assistant at McGill University.

Here are two open positions:

Administrative Assistant at McGill | Administrative Assistant at EQ

Events Coordinator

Salary: Not specified; but the average pay for this kind of work is about $42,000/year

Description: If you handle stress well and you are an organised person, event planning is an extremely dynamic and rewarding job. Some companies only work with English speakers.

Here is one unique opening:

Canadian Association of Midwives Event Coordinator

Sales and Marketing Support

Salary: Not specified; but the average pay for this type of work is over $40,000/year

Description: Sales and marketing departments offer many opportunities for English speakers in Montreal. Though bilingualism is an asset, you can apply as an anglophone.

Here is one such opening:

FoxMind Canada Enterprises LTD

Travel Agent

Salary: Not specified.

Description: If you're good with phone calls and you like assisting people, apply to be a travel agent! As long as you're friendly and flexible about your hours, you qualify for the job.

Check out some listings below:

Travel Agent | Travel Experience Agent

Graphic Designer

Salary: Not specified; but the average pay for this kind of work is over $42,000/year

Description: Granted, this may require some specialised skills, but jobs in graphic design often only require English as a working language. Not to mention that salaries are pretty good.

Check out two listings here:

Graphics Designer Urbanlinx | Website Designer

Tele-Sales Representaives

Salary: Not specified; but pay for this type of work can be anywhere from $30,000 to $40,000

Description: Getting phone calls from sales representatives can be annoying, but doing this for a living is actually pretty fun. If you're friendly and you enjoy talking on the phone, this is a great job for you.

Here is one job opening in Montreal:

Tele-Sales Representative

Business English Teacher

Salary: $30/hour

Description: If your English is REALLY good and you would be confident teaching it to others, apply to be a business English teacher! This is a well-paying opportunity for those of you who have some experience teaching ESL.

Check out this job posting:

Business English Teacher


Salary: starting at $40,000

Description: Obviously, this job requires some certain skills, so not everyone can apply. But if you have or you are in the process of aquiring an accountant certification, apply at one of these places for a steady, well-paying job.

Here are two companies looking for accountants:

Accounting Assistant | Accounts Payable Clerk

Warehouse Or Stock Worker

Salary: $12-16/hour

Description: This is a no-fail job search when you're new to the city and have 0 experience with French because working in the backroom doesn't require you to communicate with customers. It is a great place to learn some French, though.

Check out this open position:

Warehouse Worker


Salary: Not specified.

Description: Of course, most coffee stores in Montreal require French. However, some stores, including Starbucks, only require a bare minimum of French. Apply to one of their locations as a barista! Plus, tips are always nice.

Stay tuned to this site for any postings from Starbucks:

Job Postings

Best of luck on the job search! Polish off those CVs and get hunting for some fun opportunities!

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