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Minnesota Growing Industries

What are the fastest-growing industries in Minnesota?

These 50 industries are expected to add more new jobs than others from 2016 to 2026.

Industry Percent Growth Sort ascending Projected Annual Openings
Performing Arts and Spectator Sports 57.6% 410
Motion Picture & Sound Recording Ind 53.5% 120
Museums, Parks and Historical Sites 44.3% 92
Amusement, Gambling & Recreation Ind 29.0% 889
Social Assistance 26.9% 2,586
Transit and Ground Passenger Transport 25.1% 320
Accommodation 21.4% 419
Food Services and Drinking Places 20.6% 3,154
Personal and Laundry Services 20.3% 472
Forestry and Logging 19.1% 35
Ambulatory Health Care Services 13.3% 1,983
Other Information Services 12.2% 36
Membership Organizations & Associations 11.1% 619
Air Transportation 11.0% 132
Professional and Technical Services 10.8% 1,670
Agriculture & Forestry Support Activity 9.8% 27
Beverage & Tobacco Product Manufacturing 9.6% 38
Chemical Manufacturing 8.6% 107
Couriers and Messengers 8.6% 134
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction 8.1% 199
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Mfg 8.0% 80
Administrative and Support Services 7.8% 886
ISPs, Search Portals, & Data Processing 7.1% 40
Support Activities for Transportation 7.0% 48
Waste Management and Remediation Service 7.0% 49
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction 6.5% 109
Hospitals 6.5% 790
Repair and Maintenance 6.2% 128
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities 5.8% 622
Educational Services 5.2% 1,186
Warehousing and Storage 4.8% 60
Financial Investment & Related Activity 4.8% 98
Miscellaneous Manufacturing 4.7% 122
Electrical Equipment and Appliances 4.6% 35
Warehousing and Storage 4.6% 85
Support Activities for Transportation 4.6% 40
Transit and Ground Passenger Transport 4.6% 69
Rail Transportation 4.6% 23
Air Transportation 4.6% 63
Broadcasting (except Internet) 4.6% 16
Furniture and Related Product Mfg 4.5% 41
Social Assistance 4.5% 492
Construction of Buildings 4.3% 118
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities 4.3% 459
Specialty Trade Contractors 4.1% 328
Ambulatory Health Care Services 3.9% 658
Insurance Carriers & Related Activities 3.8% 276
Specialty Trade Contractors 3.7% 351
Hospitals 3.6% 468
Food Manufacturing 3.3% 153

 

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