Have you considered a career in manufacturing?
Manufacturing is an important part of Minnesota’s economy. Find facts about manufacturing in Minnesota, explore manufacturing careers and industries, and watch manufacturing career videos.
Use the following resources to explore manufacturing careers. You'll find information about the types of careers, wages, education requirements, and more.
- Get an overview of the manufacturing career cluster.
- Research individual manufacturing careers.
- Explore manufacturing career pathways diagrams
Use these diagrams to explore different areas of manufacturing. You'll find careers in each area and be able to compare the education they require.
Where are manufacturing jobs?
The following industries posted the most manufacturing jobs in Minnesota during 2017.
- Printing and Related Support Activities
- Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
- Other Crop Farming
- Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
- Dairy Product Manufacturing
- Hog and Pig Farming
- Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
- Plastics Product Manufacturing
- Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
- Other Support Services
Source: Gartner TalentNeuron, 2017
- Aerospace, Defense, and Medical Device Engineering: Remmele
- Bioprocess Supervisor, Genentech
- Cabinetry Manufacturer: Dura Supreme
- Green Manufacturing Engineer
- Quality Auditor, Harley Davidson Motor Company
- Industrial Designer, Harman Multimedia
- Precision Machined Parts Manufacturer: Ultra Machining Company
- Production Supervisor
- Transit Bus Manufacturer: New Flyer
- Valve, Water, and Wastewater Equipment Manufacturer: DeZURIK