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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.

280 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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 Sort ascending 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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Registered Nurses
42.44
$42.44  
five stars Associate's degree 7 County Twin Cities
Retail Salespersons
14.21
$14.21  
five stars High School or less 7 County Twin Cities
Stockers and Order Fillers
15.74
$15.74  
five stars Not available 7 County Twin Cities
Customer Service Representatives
21.12
$21.12  
five stars High School or less 7 County Twin Cities
Wholesale and Manufacturing Sales Representatives
37.18
$37.18  
five stars High School or less 7 County Twin Cities
Licensed Practical Nurses
25.59
$25.59  
five stars Vocational training 7 County Twin Cities
Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers
24.15
$24.15  
five stars High School or less 7 County Twin Cities
Janitors and Cleaners
16.17
$16.17  
five stars High School or less 7 County Twin Cities
Social and Human Service Assistants
18.09
$18.09  
five stars High School or less 7 County Twin Cities
Market Research Analysts
36.91
$36.91  
five stars Bachelor's degree 7 County Twin Cities
Freight and Stock Laborers
18.29
$18.29  
five stars High School or less 7 County Twin Cities
Nursing Assistants
19.35
$19.35  
five stars Not available 7 County Twin Cities
Construction Managers
46.74
$46.74  
five stars Bachelor's degree 7 County Twin Cities
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
25.77
$25.77  
five stars High School or less 7 County Twin Cities
Information Security Analysts
49.92
$49.92  
five stars Not available 7 County Twin Cities
Pharmacy Technicians
19.78
$19.78  
five stars High School or less 7 County Twin Cities
Substitute Teachers, Short-Term
18.02
$18.02  
five stars Not available 7 County Twin Cities
Supervisors of Administrative Support Workers
31.48
$31.48  
five stars High School or less 7 County Twin Cities
Maintenance and Repair Workers
24.73
$24.73  
five stars High School or less 7 County Twin Cities
Computer Network Support Specialists
33.74
$33.74  
five stars Not available 7 County Twin Cities
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers
17.77
$17.77  
five stars High School or less 7 County Twin Cities
Computer Network Architects
60.10
$60.10  
five stars Not available 7 County Twin Cities
Nurse Practitioners
59.81
$59.81  
five stars Graduate degree (any type) 7 County Twin Cities
Light Truck or Delivery Drivers
20.69
$20.69  
five stars High School or less 7 County Twin Cities
Construction Laborers
29.19
$29.19  
five stars High School or less 7 County Twin Cities
Computer Systems Analysts
48.14
$48.14  
five stars Not available 7 County Twin Cities
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants
21.71
$21.71  
five stars High School or less 7 County Twin Cities
General Internal Medicine Physicians
999.00
>$100  
five stars Not available 7 County Twin Cities
Medical Assistants
22.28
$22.28  
five stars High School or less 7 County Twin Cities
Nurse Anesthetists
100.67
$100.67  
five stars Graduate degree (any type) 7 County Twin Cities
Financial Managers
65.53
$65.53  
five stars Bachelor's degree 7 County Twin Cities
Family Medicine Physicians
999.00
>$100  
five stars Not available 7 County Twin Cities
Phlebotomists
20.01
$20.01  
five stars High School or less 7 County Twin Cities
Supervisors of Police Officers
56.82
$56.82  
five stars Bachelor's degree 7 County Twin Cities
Pediatricians, General
999.00
>$100  
five stars Not available 7 County Twin Cities
Ophthalmic Medical Technicians
27.24
$27.24  
five stars High School or less 7 County Twin Cities
Teaching Assistants, Postsecondary ------ five stars Not available 7 County Twin Cities
Obstetricians and Gynecologists
999.00
>$100  
five stars Not available 7 County Twin Cities
Management Analysts
43.30
$43.30  
five stars Bachelor's degree 7 County Twin Cities
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators
37.85
$37.85  
five stars High School or less 7 County Twin Cities
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologists
39.01
$39.01  
five stars Associate's degree 7 County Twin Cities
Bus and Truck Mechanics
28.04
$28.04  
five stars High School or less 7 County Twin Cities
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School ------ five stars Not available 7 County Twin Cities
Sales Managers
63.52
$63.52  
five stars Bachelor's degree 7 County Twin Cities
Computer User Support Specialists
27.92
$27.92  
five stars Not available 7 County Twin Cities
Marketing Managers
71.94
$71.94  
five stars Bachelor's degree 7 County Twin Cities
Maids and Housekeepers
15.43
$15.43  
five stars High School or less 7 County Twin Cities
Mechanical Engineers
42.96
$42.96  
five stars Bachelor's degree 7 County Twin Cities
Computer and Information Research Scientists
66.87
$66.87  
five stars Not available 7 County Twin Cities
Medical and Health Services Managers
53.47
$53.47  
five stars Bachelor's degree 7 County Twin Cities
 
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