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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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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
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
Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists
40.06
$40.06  
three 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
Preschool Special Education Teachers
35.31
$35.31  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers
31.07
$31.07  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers
34.44
$34.44  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Graphic Designers
29.87
$29.87  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Public Relations Specialists
33.30
$33.30  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Athletic Trainers
30.02
$30.02  
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
Instructional Coordinators
38.24
$38.24  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Supervisors of Police Officers
56.28
$56.28  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Detectives and Criminal Investigators
39.40
$39.40  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
First-line Supervisors of Entertainment and Recreation Workers, Except Gambling Services
23.72
$23.72  
three 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
Software Developers
62.10
$62.10  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Software Developers
62.10
$62.10  
five 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
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
43.96
$43.96  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Special Education Teachers, Middle School
32.32
$32.32  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School
33.19
$33.19  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Substitute Teachers, Short-Term
19.29
$19.29  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Child, Family, and School Social Workers
33.22
$33.22  
five stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
Elementary and High School Education Administrators
60.13
$60.13  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
College Education Administrators
50.65
$50.65  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
Marriage and Family Therapists
32.62
$32.62  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
Health Care Social Workers
33.91
$33.91  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers
32.63
$32.63  
five stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
Lawyers
74.29
$74.29  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
 
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