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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.

295 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
36.62
$36.62  
five stars Not available Southeast
Personal Care Aides ------ five stars Not available Southeast
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers ------ five stars Not available Southeast
Retail Salespersons
12.67
$12.67  
five stars Not available Southeast
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
22.07
$22.07  
five stars Not available Southeast
Nursing Assistants ------ five stars Not available Southeast
Cashiers
12.18
$12.18  
five stars Not available Southeast
Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers
19.95
$19.95  
five stars Not available Southeast
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers ------ five stars Not available Southeast
Machinists
22.02
$22.02  
five stars Not available Southeast
Janitors and Cleaners
14.82
$14.82  
five stars Not available Southeast
Home Health Aides ------ five stars Not available Southeast
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
19.80
$19.80  
five stars Not available Southeast
Teacher Assistants ------ five stars Not available Southeast
Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
17.65
$17.65  
five stars Not available Southeast
Waiters and Waitresses
11.61
$11.61  
five stars Not available Southeast
Freight and Stock Laborers
16.51
$16.51  
five stars Not available Southeast
Elementary School Teachers ------ five stars Not available Southeast
Restaurant Cooks
13.41
$13.41  
five stars Not available Southeast
Licensed Practical Nurses
23.27
$23.27  
five stars Not available Southeast
General Office Clerks
16.87
$16.87  
five stars Not available Southeast
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants
17.78
$17.78  
five stars Not available Southeast
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks
17.46
$17.46  
five stars Not available Southeast
Maintenance and Repair Workers
21.13
$21.13  
five stars Not available Southeast
Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors
23.74
$23.74  
five stars Not available Southeast
Mental Health Counselors
23.74
$23.74  
five stars Not available Southeast
Wholesale and Manufacturing Sales Representatives
28.77
$28.77  
five stars Not available Southeast
Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers
29.38
$29.38  
five stars Not available Southeast
Slaughterers and Meat Packers
17.02
$17.02  
five stars Not available Southeast
Bartenders
10.93
$10.93  
five stars Not available Southeast
High School Teachers ------ five stars Not available Southeast
Maids and Housekeepers
12.34
$12.34  
five stars Not available Southeast
Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters
15.22
$15.22  
five stars Not available Southeast
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics ------ five stars Not available Southeast
Customer Service Representatives
16.54
$16.54  
five stars Not available Southeast
Driver/Sales Workers
12.05
$12.05  
five stars Not available Southeast
Medical Laboratory Technologists ------ five stars Not available Southeast
Medical Laboratory Technicians ------ five stars Not available Southeast
Childcare Workers
11.79
$11.79  
five stars Not available Southeast
Systems Software Developers ------ five stars Not available Southeast
Social and Human Service Assistants
17.83
$17.83  
five stars Not available Southeast
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers
15.61
$15.61  
five stars Not available Southeast
Supervisors of Administrative Support Workers
25.90
$25.90  
five stars Not available Southeast
Industrial Machinery Mechanics
25.53
$25.53  
five stars Not available Southeast
Industrial Engineers
39.41
$39.41  
five stars Not available Southeast
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
32.56
$32.56  
five stars Not available Southeast
Surgical Technologists
28.67
$28.67  
five stars Not available Southeast
Light Truck or Delivery Drivers
15.35
$15.35  
five stars Not available Southeast
Medical Secretaries
20.99
$20.99  
five stars Not available Southeast
Human Resources Assistants
20.28
$20.28  
five stars Not available Southeast
 
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