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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.

268 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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Sales Managers
66.13
$66.13  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Computer and Information Systems Managers
83.27
$83.27  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Financial Managers
74.36
$74.36  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Industrial Production Managers
53.78
$53.78  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Purchasing Managers
68.84
$68.84  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Human Resources Managers
70.82
$70.82  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Construction Managers
51.40
$51.40  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Medical and Health Services Managers
55.87
$55.87  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Social and Community Service Managers
39.36
$39.36  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Compliance Officers
39.30
$39.30  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Human Resources Specialists
36.69
$36.69  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Project Management Specialists
47.65
$47.65  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Project Management Specialists
47.65
$47.65  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Project Management Specialists
47.65
$47.65  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Management Analysts
45.46
$45.46  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Training and Development Specialists
37.47
$37.47  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Market Research Analysts
38.89
$38.89  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Accountants and Auditors
38.52
$38.52  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Personal Financial Advisors
48.71
$48.71  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Computer Systems Analysts
52.96
$52.96  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Network and Computer Systems Administrators
49.00
$49.00  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Software Developers
62.10
$62.10  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Software Developers
62.10
$62.10  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Operations Research Analysts
49.04
$49.04  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Surveyors
39.21
$39.21  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Civil Engineers
49.24
$49.24  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Electrical Engineers
51.18
$51.18  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Electronics Engineers
52.83
$52.83  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Industrial Engineers
49.35
$49.35  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Mechanical Engineers
46.81
$46.81  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists
35.49
$35.49  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Conservation Scientists
38.14
$38.14  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Environmental Scientists
38.14
$38.14  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
43.96
$43.96  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Educational, Vocational, and School Counselors
30.04
$30.04  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Rehabilitation Counselors
22.72
$22.72  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists
40.06
$40.06  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Preschool Teachers
18.78
$18.78  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Kindergarten Teachers
32.53
$32.53  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Elementary School Teachers
31.26
$31.26  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Middle School Teachers
31.47
$31.47  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
High School Teachers
32.51
$32.51  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
High School Career and Technical Education Teachers
35.75
$35.75  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Librarians and Media Collections Specialists
35.75
$35.75  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
Lawyers
74.29
$74.29  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
Chiropractors
35.21
$35.21  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
Dentists
99.34
$99.34  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
Pharmacists
74.38
$74.38  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
Physician Assistants
65.03
$65.03  
five stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
Occupational Therapists
42.03
$42.03  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
 
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