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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.

244 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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Registered Nurses
34.07
$34.07  
five stars Not available Northwest
Maids and Housekeepers
13.97
$13.97  
five stars Not available Northwest
Nursing Assistants
15.96
$15.96  
five stars Not available Northwest
Freight and Stock Laborers
16.19
$16.19  
five stars Not available Northwest
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
22.03
$22.03  
five stars Not available Northwest
Pharmacy Technicians
16.83
$16.83  
five stars Not available Northwest
Licensed Practical Nurses
21.56
$21.56  
five stars Not available Northwest
Elementary School Teachers ------ five stars Not available Northwest
Interviewers
15.65
$15.65  
five stars Not available Northwest
Janitors and Cleaners
14.70
$14.70  
five stars Not available Northwest
High School Teachers ------ five stars Not available Northwest
Substitute Teachers, Short-Term
17.45
$17.45  
five stars Not available Northwest
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators
24.28
$24.28  
five stars Not available Northwest
Stockers and Order Fillers
13.49
$13.49  
five stars Not available Northwest
Customer Service Representatives
17.32
$17.32  
five stars Not available Northwest
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians
17.22
$17.22  
five stars Not available Northwest
Construction Laborers
16.64
$16.64  
five stars Not available Northwest
Maintenance and Repair Workers
19.84
$19.84  
five stars Not available Northwest
General Office Clerks
16.97
$16.97  
five stars Not available Northwest
Accountants and Auditors
28.52
$28.52  
five stars Not available Northwest
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants
18.51
$18.51  
five stars Not available Northwest
Highway Maintenance Workers
24.12
$24.12  
five stars Not available Northwest
Postal Service Mail Carriers
22.64
$22.64  
five stars Not available Northwest
Elementary and High School Education Administrators ------ five stars Not available Northwest
General Internal Medicine Physicians
999.00
>$100  
five stars Not available Northwest
New Accounts Clerks
20.70
$20.70  
five stars Not available Northwest
Phlebotomists
14.44
$14.44  
five stars Not available Northwest
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
20.85
$20.85  
five stars Not available Northwest
Retail Salespersons
13.05
$13.05  
five stars Not available Northwest
Market Research Analysts
25.50
$25.50  
five stars Not available Northwest
Computer User Support Specialists
23.32
$23.32  
five stars Not available Northwest
Residential Advisors
19.84
$19.84  
five stars Not available Northwest
Nurse Practitioners
56.36
$56.36  
five stars Not available Northwest
High School Career and Technical Education Teachers ------ five stars Not available Northwest
Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants
14.10
$14.10  
five stars Not available Northwest
Rehabilitation Counselors
16.56
$16.56  
five stars Not available Northwest
Surgical Technologists
24.13
$24.13  
five stars Not available Northwest
Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers
19.53
$19.53  
five stars Not available Northwest
Dental Assistants
21.32
$21.32  
five stars Not available Northwest
Computer Network Support Specialists
29.05
$29.05  
five stars Not available Northwest
Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Programmers
30.11
$30.11  
five stars Not available Northwest
Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Programmers
30.11
$30.11  
five stars Not available Northwest
Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity
16.80
$16.80  
five stars Not available Northwest
Pediatricians, General
999.00
>$100  
five stars Not available Northwest
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators
27.60
$27.60  
five stars Not available Northwest
Preschool Special Education Teachers ------ five stars Not available Northwest
Mixing and Blending Machine Operators
21.37
$21.37  
five stars Not available Northwest
Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Operators
18.27
$18.27  
five stars Not available Northwest
Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Operators
18.27
$18.27  
five stars Not available Northwest
Supervisors of Police Officers
38.38
$38.38  
five stars Not available Northwest
 
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