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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
Retail Salespersons 5.6% 3530 $10.87
8
Less than high school
Cashiers 1.6% 2691 $9.94
8
Less than high school
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers 8.3% 2598 $9.85
8
Less than high school
Waiters and Waitresses 0.3% 2350 $9.71
8
Less than high school
Personal Care Aides 25.8% 2170 $11.69
7
High school diploma or equivalent
Registered Nurses 11.8% 2011 $36.25
3
Bachelor's degree
Home Health Aides 30.1% 1619 $12.79
7
High school diploma or equivalent
Customer Service Representatives 4.3% 1584 $18.04
7
High school diploma or equivalent
General Office Clerks 0.6% 1278 $16.85
7
High school diploma or equivalent
Janitors and Cleaners 4.3% 1126 $13.61
8
Less than high school
General and Operations Managers 4.2% 1110 $41.34
3
Bachelor's degree
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 1.6% 1089 $12.19
7
High school diploma or equivalent
Freight and Stock Laborers 1.9% 1076 $14.88
8
Less than high school
Childcare Workers 4% 1047 $11.36
7
High school diploma or equivalent
Accountants and Auditors 7% 926 $31.47
3
Bachelor's degree
Nursing Assistants 8.2% 918 $14.77
5
College certificate
Restaurant Cooks 11.2% 906 $12.64
8
Less than high school
Farmers and Ranchers -5.8% 868 $36.69
7
High school diploma or equivalent
Teacher Assistants 2.1% 827 ------
6
Some college, no degree
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 4% 792 $21.28
5
College certificate
Bartenders 6.1% 760 $9.74
8
Less than high school
Maids and Housekeepers 6.3% 756 $11.64
8
Less than high school
Wholesale and Manufacturing Sales Representatives 2.4% 741 $30.14
7
High school diploma or equivalent
Food Counter Attendants 3.3% 735 $9.72
8
Less than high school
Licensed Practical Nurses 11.3% 720 $21.34
5
College certificate
Maintenance and Repair Workers 4.2% 685 $20.2
7
High school diploma or equivalent
Elementary School Teachers 1.6% 657 ------
3
Bachelor's degree
Receptionists and Information Clerks 4.1% 651 $14.36
7
High school diploma or equivalent
Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 4.3% 604 $18.82
7
High school diploma or equivalent
Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 7.3% 562 $15.73
7
High school diploma or equivalent
Social and Human Service Assistants 14.1% 527 $15.43
7
High school diploma or equivalent
Hairdressers and Cosmetologists 5.6% 501 $11.86
5
College certificate
Restaurant Hosts and Hostesses 2% 490 $9.97
8
Less than high school
High School Teachers 1.6% 490 ------
3
Bachelor's degree
Supervisors of Administrative Support Workers 5.2% 487 $27.93
7
High school diploma or equivalent
Team Assemblers 0.3% 455 $14.96
7
High school diploma or equivalent
Machinists 10% 432 $23
7
High school diploma or equivalent
Financial Managers 4% 424 $58.29
3
Bachelor's degree
Computer Systems Analysts 18% 423 $43.69
3
Bachelor's degree
Construction Laborers 9.4% 409 $21.35
8
Less than high school
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 4.2% 403 $14.47
8
Less than high school
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 2% 402 $19.12
5
College certificate
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks -9.8% 390 $19.67
6
Some college, no degree
Production Helpers -2.9% 378 $11.88
7
High school diploma or equivalent
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 2.5% 373 $31.49
7
High school diploma or equivalent
Carpenters 7.2% 370 $23.07
7
High school diploma or equivalent
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators -0.1% 358 $15.03
7
High school diploma or equivalent
Dishwashers -6.1% 346 $10.01
8
Less than high school
Sales Managers 2% 333 $56.53
3
Bachelor's degree
Medical Assistants 17.9% 333 $18.38
5
College certificate

 

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