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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.

251 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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Nurse Anesthetists
96.97
$96.97  
five stars Graduate degree (any type) Southeast
Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers
28.98
$28.98  
five stars High School or less Southeast
Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers
29.38
$29.38  
five stars High School or less Southeast
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers
30.71
$30.71  
five stars Bachelor's degree Southeast
Supervisors of Correctional Officers
37.45
$37.45  
five stars High School or less Southeast
Civil Engineering Technicians
31.64
$31.64  
five stars Associate's degree Southeast
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators
30.61
$30.61  
five stars High School or less Southeast
Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists
35.16
$35.16  
five stars Bachelor's degree Southeast
Psychiatrists
90.46
$90.46  
five stars Not available Southeast
Supervisors of Police Officers
44.05
$44.05  
five stars Bachelor's degree Southeast
High School Teachers ------ five stars Bachelor's degree Southeast
Information Security Analysts
46.28
$46.28  
five stars Not available Southeast
Credit Counselors
19.86
$19.86  
five stars Bachelor's degree Southeast
Community Health Workers
15.53
$15.53  
five stars High School or less Southeast
New Accounts Clerks
20.83
$20.83  
five stars High School or less Southeast
Carpenter Helpers
17.26
$17.26  
five stars High School or less Southeast
Ophthalmic Medical Technicians
24.63
$24.63  
five stars High School or less Southeast
Interviewers
17.99
$17.99  
five stars High School or less Southeast
Funeral Attendants
10.73
$10.73  
five stars High School or less Southeast
Tree Trimmers and Pruners
22.62
$22.62  
five stars High School or less Southeast
Recreational Therapists
22.96
$22.96  
five stars Bachelor's degree Southeast
Marriage and Family Therapists
27.59
$27.59  
five stars Graduate degree (any type) Southeast
Cashiers
12.18
$12.18  
five stars High School or less Southeast
Fast Food and Counter Workers
11.95
$11.95  
five stars Not available Southeast
Fast Food and Counter Workers
11.95
$11.95  
five stars Not available Southeast
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
32.56
$32.56  
five stars High School or less Southeast
Computer Network Architects
53.72
$53.72  
five stars Not available Southeast
Plumber Helpers
18.70
$18.70  
five stars High School or less Southeast
Brokerage Clerks
22.68
$22.68  
five stars High School or less Southeast
Childcare Workers
11.79
$11.79  
four stars High School or less Southeast
Medical Equipment Repairers
32.61
$32.61  
four stars Associate's degree Southeast
Construction Managers
43.91
$43.91  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southeast
Supervisors of Construction and Extraction Workers
36.52
$36.52  
four stars High School or less Southeast
Dental Laboratory Technicians
23.55
$23.55  
four stars High School or less Southeast
Conveyor Operators and Tenders
15.63
$15.63  
four stars High School or less Southeast
Natural Sciences Managers
52.22
$52.22  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southeast
Food Scientists
26.02
$26.02  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southeast
Exercise Physiologists
30.09
$30.09  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southeast
Obstetricians and Gynecologists
999.00
>$100  
four stars Not available Southeast
Elementary School Teachers ------ four stars Bachelor's degree Southeast
Metal-Refining Furnace Operators
22.64
$22.64  
four stars High School or less Southeast
Wholesale and Manufacturing Sales Representatives
28.77
$28.77  
four stars High School or less Southeast
Ambulance Drivers and Attendants
11.28
$11.28  
four stars High School or less Southeast
Environmental Scientists
34.36
$34.36  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southeast
Teaching Assistants, Postsecondary ------ four stars Not available Southeast
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers
15.61
$15.61  
four stars High School or less Southeast
Nurse Midwives
53.97
$53.97  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Southeast
Interpreters and Translators
28.42
$28.42  
four stars High School or less Southeast
Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants
14.10
$14.10  
four stars High School or less Southeast
Fundraisers
25.52
$25.52  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southeast
 
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