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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 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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Need help? Current demand indicator shows how occupations compare in terms of possible openings in order from high to low.
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Region Need help? There are 6 Planning Regions in Minnesota.
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Nurse Practitioners
63.91
$63.91  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Architectural and Engineering Managers
78.92
$78.92  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Pharmacists
68.49
$68.49  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Obstetricians and Gynecologists
94.16
$94.16   Refers to MN wage data. Regional data is not available.
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Nurse Anesthetists
111.03
$111.03  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
General Internal Medicine Physicians ------ four stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Family Medicine Physicians
102.93
$102.93  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Elementary and High School Education Administrators
53.64
$53.64  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) 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
Coaches and Scouts
19.41
$19.41  
four stars High School or less 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
Special Education Teachers, Middle School
30.09
$30.09  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School
31.09
$31.09  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
High School Teachers
31.34
$31.34  
five stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
 
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