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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 Sort descending 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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Hearing Aid Specialists
28.70
$28.70  
four stars Not available Northwest
Instructional Coordinators
28.73
$28.73  
three stars Not available Northwest
Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics
28.74
$28.74  
four stars Not available Northwest
Millwrights
28.86
$28.86  
three stars Not available Northwest
Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers
28.90
$28.90  
five stars Not available Northwest
Surveying and Mapping Technicians
28.92
$28.92  
three stars Not available Northwest
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers
28.99
$28.99  
four stars Not available Northwest
Management Analysts
29.03
$29.03  
three stars Not available Northwest
Computer Network Support Specialists
29.05
$29.05  
five stars Not available Northwest
Tree Trimmers and Pruners
29.11
$29.11  
three stars Not available Northwest
Petroleum Pump System and Refinery Operators
29.12
$29.12  
four stars Not available Northwest
Radiologic Technologists
29.37
$29.37  
four stars Not available Northwest
Environmental Scientists
29.98
$29.98  
three stars Not available Northwest
Supervisors of Correctional Officers
30.01
$30.01  
four stars Not available Northwest
Librarians and Media Collections Specialists
30.10
$30.10  
three stars Not available Northwest
Librarians and Media Collections Specialists
30.10
$30.10  
three 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
Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
30.29
$30.29  
five stars Not available Northwest
Respiratory Therapists
30.31
$30.31  
three stars Not available Northwest
Civil Engineering Technicians
30.36
$30.36  
five stars Not available Northwest
Loan Officers
30.63
$30.63  
three stars Not available Northwest
Foresters
30.91
$30.91  
three stars Not available Northwest
Tax Examiners and Collectors
31.01
$31.01  
four stars Not available Northwest
Credit Analysts
31.13
$31.13  
four stars Not available Northwest
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
31.60
$31.60   Refers to MN wage data. Regional data is not available.
three stars Not available Northwest
Speech-Language Pathologists
31.61
$31.61  
five stars Not available Northwest
Computer Systems Analysts
31.84
$31.84  
three stars Not available Northwest
Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
31.86
$31.86  
three stars Not available Northwest
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists
31.98
$31.98  
five stars Not available Northwest
Food Scientists
32.00
$32.00  
four stars Not available Northwest
Soil and Plant Scientists
33.28
$33.28  
four stars Not available Northwest
Supervisors of Construction and Extraction Workers
33.79
$33.79  
four stars Not available Northwest
Operations Research Analysts
33.82
$33.82  
four stars Not available Northwest
Mechanical Engineers
33.92
$33.92  
three stars Not available Northwest
Registered Nurses
34.07
$34.07  
five stars Not available Northwest
Veterinarians
34.18
$34.18  
three stars Not available Northwest
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
34.35
$34.35  
five stars Not available Northwest
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologists
34.65
$34.65  
four stars Not available Northwest
Urban and Regional Planners
34.69
$34.69  
four stars Not available Northwest
Conservation Scientists
35.34
$35.34  
five stars Not available Northwest
Environmental Engineers
35.58
$35.58  
four stars Not available Northwest
Dental Hygienists
35.62
$35.62  
three stars Not available Northwest
Occupational Therapists
35.96
$35.96  
three stars Not available Northwest
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
36.38
$36.38  
three stars Not available Northwest
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents
36.76
$36.76  
three stars Not available Northwest
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
36.82
$36.82  
five stars Not available Northwest
Hydrologists
36.87
$36.87  
four stars Not available Northwest
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers
37.09
$37.09  
four stars Not available Northwest
Detectives and Criminal Investigators
37.17
$37.17  
five stars Not available Northwest
 
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