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Careers with the Most Openings in Minnesota

What jobs are expected to have the most openings in Minnesota?

These 50 careers are expected to add the most jobs in Minnesota from 2014 to 2024.

Career Percent Growth Projected Annual Openings 2014-2024 Sort ascending Median Hourly Wage Typical
Education Required
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers 11.9% 13611 $10.61
8
Less than high school
Personal Care Aides 33.5% 13478 $11.96
7
High school diploma or equivalent
Retail Salespersons -0.9% 12240 $11.6
8
Less than high school
Cashiers -0.4% 11854 $10.78
8
Less than high school
Waiters and Waitresses 2.5% 9718 $10.06
8
Less than high school
Customer Service Representatives 0.6% 7331 $18.11
7
High school diploma or equivalent
Janitors and Cleaners 8.1% 6904 $13.86
8
Less than high school
General Office Clerks -2.3% 6445 $17.03
7
High school diploma or equivalent
Freight and Stock Laborers 5.5% 5578 $15.53
8
Less than high school
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 6.4% 4415 $22.09
5
College certificate
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 3.4% 4409 $12.71
7
High school diploma or equivalent
Childcare Workers 8.5% 4392 $11.44
7
High school diploma or equivalent
Registered Nurses 11% 4203 $37.67
3
Bachelor's degree
Home Health Aides 30.6% 4071 $13.52
7
High school diploma or equivalent
General and Operations Managers 7.3% 3951 $43.59
3
Bachelor's degree
Nursing Assistants 5.7% 3929 $15.61
5
College certificate
Restaurant Cooks 7.1% 3860 $13.03
8
Less than high school
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks -2.8% 3795 $20.34
6
Some college, no degree
Wholesale and Manufacturing Sales Representatives 5.7% 3688 $31.08
7
High school diploma or equivalent
Teacher Assistants 6.7% 3629 ------
6
Some college, no degree
Farmers and Ranchers -2.6% 3535 $37.48
7
High school diploma or equivalent
Food Counter Attendants -1.2% 3197 $10.07
8
Less than high school
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants -7.2% 3145 $19.12
7
High school diploma or equivalent
Accountants and Auditors 9.3% 3030 $31.59
3
Bachelor's degree
Bartenders -0.8% 2845 $10.01
8
Less than high school
Maids and Housekeepers 8% 2759 $11.96
8
Less than high school
Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 2.5% 2727 $18.94
7
High school diploma or equivalent
Receptionists and Information Clerks 5.1% 2559 $14.37
7
High school diploma or equivalent
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 8.8% 2531 $15.46
8
Less than high school
Maintenance and Repair Workers 6.8% 2493 $20.56
7
High school diploma or equivalent
Supervisors of Administrative Support Workers 1.5% 2392 $28.29
7
High school diploma or equivalent
Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 5.5% 2339 $17.07
7
High school diploma or equivalent
Elementary School Teachers 4.5% 2261 ------
3
Bachelor's degree
Carpenters 5.5% 2122 $23.77
7
High school diploma or equivalent
School Bus Drivers 8% 2046 $16.7
7
High school diploma or equivalent
Hairdressers and Cosmetologists 6.9% 2017 $13.92
5
College certificate
Construction Laborers 9.6% 1938 $22.65
8
Less than high school
Social and Human Service Assistants 8.2% 1932 $16.67
7
High school diploma or equivalent
Production Helpers 14.8% 1879 $12.57
7
High school diploma or equivalent
Light Truck or Delivery Drivers 5.5% 1876 $17.58
7
High school diploma or equivalent
Hand Packers and Packagers -0.4% 1789 $12.33
8
Less than high school
Market Research Analysts 20% 1766 $31.68
3
Bachelor's degree
Amusement and Recreation Attendants 5.8% 1701 $10.63
8
Less than high school
Food Preparation Workers 3.8% 1653 $11.96
8
Less than high school
Recreation Workers 8.6% 1595 $12.98
7
High school diploma or equivalent
High School Teachers 4.7% 1595 ------
3
Bachelor's degree
Management Analysts 11% 1592 $36.37
3
Bachelor's degree
Security Guards 4% 1581 $14.96
7
High school diploma or equivalent
Licensed Practical Nurses 12.2% 1540 $22.04
5
College certificate
Medical Secretaries 15.1% 1519 $20.1
7
High school diploma or equivalent

 

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