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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 Sort ascending 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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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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Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity
23.95
$23.95  
four stars High School or less Northwest
Bus Drivers, School
24.25
$24.25  
five stars High School or less Northwest
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
24.62
$24.62  
five stars High School or less Northwest
Billing and Posting Clerks
24.97
$24.97  
three stars High School or less Northwest
Bill and Account Collectors
22.46
$22.46  
three stars High School or less Northwest
Bartenders
13.05
$13.05  
four stars High School or less Northwest
Bakers
18.67
$18.67  
four stars High School or less Northwest
Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants
17.85
$17.85  
four stars High School or less Northwest
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
24.67
$24.67  
five stars Vocational training Northwest
Automotive Body Repairers
25.01
$25.01  
five stars High School or less Northwest
Athletic Trainers
30.02
$30.02  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Amusement and Recreation Attendants
15.98
$15.98  
five stars High School or less Northwest
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians
40.83
$40.83  
four stars Vocational training Northwest
Agricultural Equipment Operators
24.16
$24.16  
four stars High School or less Northwest
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers
34.44
$34.44  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Administrative Services Managers
63.23
$63.23  
four stars Associate's degree Northwest
Accountants and Auditors
38.52
$38.52  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
 
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