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Minnesota Growing Careers

What are the fastest-growing jobs in Minnesota?

These 50 careers are expected to grow at a faster rate than others from 2014 to 2024.

Career Percent Growth Sort ascending Projected Annual Openings Median hourly wage
Statisticians 39% 118 $44.38
Personal Care Aides 33.5% 13478 $11.96
Physician Assistants 30.9% 181 $53.99
Home Health Aides 30.6% 4071 $13.52
Nurse Practitioners 27.8% 294 $54.22
Phlebotomists 26.1% 268 $17.91
Medical Assistants 25.3% 1408 $18.8
Information Security Analysts 23.7% 361 $45.97
Applications Software Developers 23.7% 1422 $43.67
Massage Therapists 22.6% 489 $20.73
Operations Research Analysts 22.3% 231 $40.74
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians 22.3% 268 $17.37
College Health Specialties Teachers 20.7% 336 ------
Veterinarians 20.7% 102 $41.95
Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners 20.7% 116 $23.62
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 20.4% 124 $37.8
Market Research Analysts 20% 1766 $31.68
Marriage and Family Therapists 19.9% 148 $23.15
Veterinary Assistants 19.8% 194 $13.9
Medical and Health Services Managers 18.5% 805 $47.81
Physical Therapist Assistants 18.5% 223 $26.16
College Nursing Instructors and Teachers 18.3% 138 ------
Self-Enrichment Education Teachers 18.1% 1229 $18.34
Physical Therapists 17.8% 261 $39.83
Personal Financial Advisors 17.4% 506 $42.46
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers 17.3% 169 $20.52
Environmental Science Technicians 17.2% 103 $23.4
Real Estate Appraisers and Assessors 17% 223 $30.85
Financial Managers 16.7% 1465 $58.14
Nurse Anesthetists 15.9% 119 $87.18
Community Health Workers 15.5% 201 $18.18
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers 15.4% 376 $23.74
Coaches and Scouts 15.3% 736 ------
Medical Secretaries 15.1% 1519 $20.1
Production Helpers 14.8% 1879 $12.57
Preschool Teachers 14.8% 828 $15.03
Family and General Practitioners 14.6% 129 $96.57
Radiologic Technologists 14.5% 331 $31.11
Biochemists and Biophysicists 13.9% 104 $34.79
Environmental Scientists 13.7% 195 $33.37
Surveying and Mapping Technicians 13.6% 109 $24.93
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 13.6% 741 $10.87
College Business Teachers 13.5% 139 ------
Dispensing Opticians 13.5% 187 $18.09
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 13.5% 422 $18.33
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 13.2% 589 $26.32
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 13.1% 1176 $33.6
Interpreters and Translators 12.9% 199 $25.3
Medical Scientists 12.8% 235 $33.34
Urban and Regional Planners 12.7% 112 $33.95

 

Source: Department of Employment and Economic Development, Employment Outlook Tool