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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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General and Operations Managers
43.50
$43.50  
five stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Marketing Managers
76.65
$76.65  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Sales Managers
64.80
$64.80  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Computer and Information Systems Managers
77.61
$77.61  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Financial Managers
65.23
$65.23  
five stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Industrial Production Managers
50.97
$50.97  
five stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
50.73
$50.73  
five stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Human Resources Managers
65.16
$65.16  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Construction Managers
48.41
$48.41  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Architectural and Engineering Managers
78.92
$78.92  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Medical and Health Services Managers
50.29
$50.29  
five stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Social and Community Service Managers
36.97
$36.97  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Compliance Officers
38.19
$38.19  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Human Resources Specialists
34.48
$34.48  
five stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Project Management Specialists
42.46
$42.46  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Project Management Specialists
42.46
$42.46  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Project Management Specialists
42.46
$42.46  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Management Analysts
47.07
$47.07  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Training and Development Specialists
36.67
$36.67  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Market Research Analysts
37.91
$37.91  
five stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Accountants and Auditors
37.36
$37.36  
five stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Credit Analysts
38.88
$38.88  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Financial Analysts
44.82
$44.82  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Personal Financial Advisors
41.88
$41.88  
five stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Computer Systems Analysts
52.73
$52.73  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Network and Computer Systems Administrators
44.98
$44.98  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Software Developers
55.22
$55.22  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Software Developers
55.22
$55.22  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Civil Engineers
45.51
$45.51  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Electrical Engineers
50.09
$50.09  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Industrial Engineers
48.00
$48.00  
five stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Mechanical Engineers
40.97
$40.97  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Food Scientists
40.49
$40.49  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Biological Technicians
23.82
$23.82  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
41.95
$41.95  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Educational, Vocational, and School Counselors
29.66
$29.66  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Rehabilitation Counselors
22.67
$22.67  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Preschool Teachers
18.11
$18.11  
five stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Kindergarten Teachers
30.85
$30.85  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Elementary School Teachers
30.94
$30.94  
five stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Middle School Teachers
30.98
$30.98  
five stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
High School Teachers
31.34
$31.34  
five stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Preschool Special Education Teachers
32.72
$32.72  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers
30.44
$30.44  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Librarians and Media Collections Specialists
33.08
$33.08  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Lawyers
68.58
$68.58  
five stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Pharmacists
68.49
$68.49  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Physician Assistants
62.13
$62.13  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Occupational Therapists
40.62
$40.62  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Physical Therapists
45.74
$45.74  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
 
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