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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 2016 to 2026.

Career Percent Growth Projected Annual Openings 2016-2026 Sort ascending Median Hourly Wage Typical
Education Required
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers 12.0% 13,611 $10.61
H
High School or less
Personal Care Aides 33.6% 13,478 $11.96
H
High School or less
Retail Salespersons -1.0% 12,240 $11.60
H
High School or less
Cashiers -0.4% 11,854 $10.78
H
High School or less
Waiters and Waitresses 2.5% 9,718 $10.06
H
High School or less
Customer Service Representatives 0.7% 7,331 $18.11
H
High School or less
Janitors and Cleaners 8.2% 6,904 $13.86
H
High School or less
General Office Clerks -2.4% 6,445 $17.03
H
High School or less
Freight and Stock Laborers 5.5% 5,578 $15.53
H
High School or less
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 6.4% 4,415 $22.09
H
High School or less
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 3.4% 4,409 $12.71
H
High School or less
Childcare Workers 8.5% 4,392 $11.44
H
High School or less
Registered Nurses 11.1% 4,203 $37.67
A
Associate's degree
Home Health Aides 30.7% 4,071 $13.52
H
High School or less
General and Operations Managers 7.4% 3,951 $43.59
B
Bachelor's degree
Nursing Assistants 5.8% 3,929 $15.61
V
Vocational training
Restaurant Cooks 7.2% 3,860 $13.03
H
High School or less
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks -2.8% 3,795 $20.34
H
High School or less
Wholesale and Manufacturing Sales Representatives 5.8% 3,688 $31.08
H
High School or less
Teacher Assistants 6.7% 3,629 ------
H
High School or less
Farmers and Ranchers -2.7% 3,535 $37.48
H
High School or less
Food Counter Attendants -1.3% 3,197 $10.07
H
High School or less
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants -7.3% 3,145 $19.12
H
High School or less
Accountants and Auditors 9.4% 3,030 $31.59
B
Bachelor's degree
Bartenders -0.9% 2,845 $10.01
H
High School or less
Maids and Housekeepers 8.0% 2,759 $11.96
H
High School or less
Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 2.6% 2,727 $18.94
H
High School or less
Receptionists and Information Clerks 5.2% 2,559 $14.37
H
High School or less
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 8.9% 2,531 $15.46
H
High School or less
Maintenance and Repair Workers 6.9% 2,493 $20.56
H
High School or less
Supervisors of Administrative Support Workers 1.6% 2,392 $28.29
H
High School or less
Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 5.5% 2,339 $17.07
H
High School or less
Elementary School Teachers 4.6% 2,261 ------
B
Bachelor's degree
Carpenters 5.6% 2,122 $23.77
H
High School or less
School Bus Drivers 8.0% 2,046 $16.70
H
High School or less
Hairdressers and Cosmetologists 6.9% 2,017 $13.92
V
Vocational training
Construction Laborers 9.7% 1,938 $22.65
H
High School or less
Social and Human Service Assistants 8.2% 1,932 $16.67
H
High School or less
Production Helpers 14.8% 1,879 $12.57
H
High School or less
Light Truck or Delivery Drivers 5.6% 1,876 $17.58
H
High School or less
Hand Packers and Packagers -0.5% 1,789 $12.33
H
High School or less
Market Research Analysts 20.1% 1,766 $31.68
B
Bachelor's degree
Amusement and Recreation Attendants 5.9% 1,701 $10.63
H
High School or less
Food Preparation Workers 3.9% 1,653 $11.96
H
High School or less
Recreation Workers 8.7% 1,595 $12.98
H
High School or less
High School Teachers 4.7% 1,595 ------
B
Bachelor's degree
Management Analysts 11.1% 1,592 $36.37
B
Bachelor's degree
Security Guards 4.1% 1,581 $14.96
H
High School or less
Licensed Practical Nurses 12.3% 1,540 $22.04
V
Vocational training
Medical Secretaries 15.1% 1,519 $20.10
H
High School or less

 

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