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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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Health Information Technologists and Medical Registrars
40.23
$40.23  
three stars Not available Southwest
Psychiatric Aides
25.36
$25.36   Refers to MN wage data. Regional data is not available.
three stars Not available Southwest
Health Information Technologists and Medical Registrars
40.23
$40.23  
three stars Not available Southwest
Librarians and Media Collections Specialists
35.75
$35.75  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Lawyers
74.29
$74.29  
five stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Pharmacists
74.38
$74.38  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Physician Assistants
65.03
$65.03  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Occupational Therapists
42.03
$42.03  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Physical Therapists
47.83
$47.83  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Speech-Language Pathologists
41.50
$41.50  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Nurse Anesthetists
109.86
$109.86  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Nurse Practitioners
64.88
$64.88  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Family Medicine Physicians
115.28
$115.28  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
General Internal Medicine Physicians ------ four stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Obstetricians and Gynecologists
111.24
$111.24  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Elementary and High School Education Administrators
60.13
$60.13  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
College Education Administrators
50.65
$50.65  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists
50.10
$50.10  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Marriage and Family Therapists
32.62
$32.62  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Child, Family, and School Social Workers
33.22
$33.22  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Health Care Social Workers
33.91
$33.91  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers
32.63
$32.63  
five stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Librarians and Media Collections Specialists
35.75
$35.75  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Special Education Teachers, Middle School
32.32
$32.32  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School
33.19
$33.19  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers
34.44
$34.44  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Substitute Teachers, Short-Term
19.29
$19.29  
five stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Instructional Coordinators
38.24
$38.24  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Public Relations Specialists
33.30
$33.30  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Supervisors of Police Officers
56.28
$56.28  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
General and Operations Managers
46.78
$46.78  
five stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Marketing Managers
80.86
$80.86  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Sales Managers
66.13
$66.13  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Computer and Information Systems Managers
83.27
$83.27  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Financial Managers
74.36
$74.36  
five stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Industrial Production Managers
53.78
$53.78  
five stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
54.94
$54.94  
five stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Human Resources Managers
70.82
$70.82  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Construction Managers
51.40
$51.40  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Architectural and Engineering Managers
82.67
$82.67  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Medical and Health Services Managers
55.87
$55.87  
five stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Social and Community Service Managers
39.36
$39.36  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Compliance Officers
39.30
$39.30  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Human Resources Specialists
36.69
$36.69  
five stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Project Management Specialists
47.65
$47.65  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Project Management Specialists
47.65
$47.65  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Project Management Specialists
47.65
$47.65  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Management Analysts
45.46
$45.46  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Training and Development Specialists
37.47
$37.47  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Market Research Analysts
38.89
$38.89  
five stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
 
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