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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
Home Health Aides 30.1% 1619 $13.52
Personal Care Aides 25.8% 2170 $11.96
Nurse Practitioners 25.8% 144 $54.22
Massage Therapists 24% 107 $20.73
Physical Therapists 23.1% 190 $39.83
Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators 20% 232 $21.51
Web Developers 18.5% 114 $35.36
Computer Systems Analysts 18% 423 $42.72
Medical Assistants 17.9% 333 $18.8
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 17.3% 150 $18.33
Personal Financial Advisors 16.6% 212 $42.46
Industrial Machinery Mechanics 16.3% 249 $26.12
Medical and Health Services Managers 14.9% 256 $47.81
Self-Enrichment Education Teachers 14.9% 253 $18.34
Computer and Information Systems Managers 14.4% 263 $65.14
Social and Human Service Assistants 14.1% 527 $16.67
Market Research Analysts 13.2% 315 $31.68
Medical Secretaries 13% 208 $20.1
Recreation Workers 12.1% 258 $12.98
Dental Hygienists 11.9% 131 $35.27
Bus and Truck Mechanics 11.9% 193 $23.93
Registered Nurses 11.8% 2011 $37.67
Dental Assistants 11.7% 200 $23.43
Licensed Practical Nurses 11.3% 720 $22.04
Restaurant Cooks 11.2% 906 $13.03
Radiologic Technologists 10.7% 115 $31.11
Insurance Sales Agents 10.6% 308 $30.26
Electricians 10.6% 287 $34.2
Applications Software Developers 10.3% 297 $43.67
Social and Community Service Managers 10.2% 119 $36.31
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 10.1% 116 $38.3
Machinists 10% 432 $23.4
Supervisors of Personal Service Workers 9.9% 131 $18.19
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 9.8% 120 $22.69
Construction Laborers 9.4% 409 $22.65
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 9.2% 120 $10.87
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers 9.1% 142 $27.61
Computer User Support Specialists 9.1% 288 $25.54
Management Analysts 8.5% 326 $36.37
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers 8.3% 2598 $10.61
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 8.3% 206 $33.6
Nursing Assistants 8.2% 918 $15.61
Construction and Maintenance Painters 8.1% 159 $21.78
Nonrestaurant Food Servers 7.9% 217 $11.97
Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 7.3% 562 $17.07
Carpenters 7.2% 370 $23.77
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 7.1% 257 $11.34
Accountants and Auditors 7% 926 $31.59
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 7% 219 $29.45
Marketing Managers 7% 237 $62.03

 

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