Trump's travel visa ban cuts off a critical source of international talent for tech companies already dealing with talent shortages. Canada presents a better option for growing an engineering team.
Engineering Hiring in Toronto
In short... YES. With the current exchange rate, salaries in Toronto are typically 50% lower than most US tech hubs.
The Bay Area, Seattle and New York have long been the home to the top global tech companies, but more and more companies have been seeking alternative tech hubs like Toronto for the lower cost of salaries but same calibre of talent.
If you’re looking at Toronto as an option to grow your Engineering team, here are 2 ways companies are accessing talent.
The Toronto Region is one of the top producers of STEM grads in North America and is expanding many programs in applied artificial intelligence.