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Occupations in Demand

Which jobs are in demand?

Learn more about job availability and wages for careers in your region. The following careers are currently in demand in various regions across the state. The regions represented are the 6 planning areas in Minnesota as defined by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).

Short-term demand is defined as the combination of recently reported vacancies and relatively low unemployment levels.

Sort the table by clicking on the column header. Use the dropdown box to change the region. Get more information by clicking an occupation title or wage.

234 occupations found

Occupation Title Wage Need help? Median wage means the point at which half of all workers in the occupation earn less and half earn more. New employees are usually in the "earn less" half.
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Region Need help? There are 6 Planning Regions in Minnesota.
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Retail Salespersons
13.43
$13.43  
five stars High School or less Arrowhead
Registered Nurses
34.38
$34.38  
five stars Associate's degree Arrowhead
Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers
20.20
$20.20  
five stars High School or less Arrowhead
Pharmacy Technicians
17.86
$17.86  
five stars High School or less Arrowhead
Maids and Housekeepers
13.60
$13.60  
five stars High School or less Arrowhead
Nurse Practitioners
57.97
$57.97  
five stars Graduate degree (any type) Arrowhead
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators
31.10
$31.10  
five stars High School or less Arrowhead
Nursing Assistants
16.79
$16.79  
five stars Not available Arrowhead
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers
14.43
$14.43  
five stars High School or less Arrowhead
Customer Service Representatives
17.84
$17.84  
five stars High School or less Arrowhead
Construction Laborers
19.74
$19.74  
five stars High School or less Arrowhead
Pharmacy Aides
13.20
$13.20  
five stars High School or less Arrowhead
Maintenance and Repair Workers
22.37
$22.37  
five stars High School or less Arrowhead
Janitors and Cleaners
16.23
$16.23  
five stars High School or less Arrowhead
Stockers and Order Fillers
14.24
$14.24  
five stars Not available Arrowhead
Highway Maintenance Workers
26.27
$26.27  
five stars High School or less Arrowhead
General Office Clerks
18.05
$18.05  
five stars High School or less Arrowhead
Carpenters
24.92
$24.92  
five stars High School or less Arrowhead
Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
16.86
$16.86  
five stars High School or less Arrowhead
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
34.17
$34.17  
five stars High School or less Arrowhead
Elementary School Teachers ------ five stars Bachelor's degree Arrowhead
Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Operators
26.74
$26.74  
five stars Not available Arrowhead
Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Operators
26.74
$26.74  
five stars Not available Arrowhead
Freight and Stock Laborers
17.45
$17.45  
five stars High School or less Arrowhead
Child, Family, and School Social Workers
26.08
$26.08  
five stars Graduate degree (any type) Arrowhead
Pharmacists
67.50
$67.50  
five stars Graduate degree (any type) Arrowhead
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters
22.04
$22.04  
five stars High School or less Arrowhead
Foresters
30.77
$30.77  
five stars Bachelor's degree Arrowhead
General Internal Medicine Physicians
999.00
>$100   Refers to MN wage data. Regional data is not available.
five stars Not available Arrowhead
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
44.51
$44.51  
five stars Graduate degree (any type) Arrowhead
Substitute Teachers, Short-Term
14.70
$14.70  
five stars Not available Arrowhead
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
20.05
$20.05  
five stars Vocational training Arrowhead
Interviewers
18.13
$18.13  
five stars High School or less Arrowhead
Community Health Workers
11.67
$11.67  
five stars High School or less Arrowhead
Market Research Analysts
35.79
$35.79  
five stars Bachelor's degree Arrowhead
Training and Development Managers
40.90
$40.90  
five stars Bachelor's degree Arrowhead
High School Career and Technical Education Teachers ------ five stars Bachelor's degree Arrowhead
Social and Human Service Assistants
17.54
$17.54  
five stars High School or less Arrowhead
Phlebotomists
18.81
$18.81  
five stars High School or less Arrowhead
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
26.04
$26.04  
five stars High School or less Arrowhead
Merchandise Displayers and Window Trimmers
14.57
$14.57  
five stars High School or less Arrowhead
Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants
13.17
$13.17  
five stars High School or less Arrowhead
Cost Estimators
32.05
$32.05  
five stars High School or less Arrowhead
College Education Administrators
42.83
$42.83  
five stars Graduate degree (any type) Arrowhead
Licensed Practical Nurses
22.14
$22.14  
five stars Vocational training Arrowhead
Forest and Conservation Technicians
21.69
$21.69  
five stars Not available Arrowhead
Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists
30.32
$30.32  
five stars Bachelor's degree Arrowhead
Receptionists and Information Clerks
13.96
$13.96  
five stars High School or less Arrowhead
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants
20.23
$20.23  
five stars High School or less Arrowhead
Elementary and High School Education Administrators ------ five stars Graduate degree (any type) Arrowhead
 
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