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

 

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