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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.

326 occupations found

Occupation Title Sort descending 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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Accountants and Auditors
37.36
$37.36  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Administrative Services Managers
58.69
$58.69  
four stars Associate's degree Statewide
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers
31.86
$31.86  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Advertising Sales Agents
26.36
$26.36  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Agricultural Equipment Operators
21.19
$21.19  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Agricultural Technicians
19.03
$19.03  
three stars Associate's degree Statewide
Aircraft Mechanics and Service Technicians
37.11
$37.11  
three stars Vocational training Statewide
Amusement and Recreation Attendants
14.00
$14.00  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Anesthesiologists ------ three stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Architects
41.18
$41.18  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Architectural and Civil Drafters
30.90
$30.90  
three stars Associate's degree Statewide
Architectural and Engineering Managers
78.92
$78.92  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Athletic Trainers
28.94
$28.94  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Automotive Body Repairers
24.21
$24.21  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
24.39
$24.39  
five stars Vocational training Statewide
Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants
16.38
$16.38  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Bakers
17.78
$17.78  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Bartenders
13.07
$13.07  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Bill and Account Collectors
21.82
$21.82  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Billing and Posting Clerks
23.88
$23.88  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Biological Technicians
23.82
$23.82  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
23.64
$23.64  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Bus Drivers, School
22.33
$22.33  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity
23.04
$23.04  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Bus and Truck Mechanics
29.89
$29.89  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Butchers and Meat Cutters
19.27
$19.27  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters
22.73
$22.73  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
33.51
$33.51  
three stars Associate's degree Statewide
Carpenters
29.41
$29.41  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Cashiers
14.41
$14.41  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers
31.00
$31.00  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Chefs and Head Cooks
24.72
$24.72  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Chemical Equipment Operators
22.72
$22.72  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Chemists
42.54
$42.54  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Child, Family, and School Social Workers
31.75
$31.75  
five stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Childcare Workers
14.63
$14.63  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Chiropractors
37.56
$37.56  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Civil Engineering Technicians
34.54
$34.54  
three stars Associate's degree Statewide
Civil Engineers
45.51
$45.51  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
32.97
$32.97  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Clerical Library Assistants
19.42
$19.42  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists
50.18
$50.18  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Coaches and Scouts
19.41
$19.41  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
23.32
$23.32  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
23.32
$23.32  
four stars High School or less Statewide
College Education Administrators
47.96
$47.96  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
38.19
$38.19  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Compliance Officers
38.19
$38.19  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Computer Network Architects
64.80
$64.80  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Computer Network Support Specialists
35.18
$35.18  
four stars Associate's degree Statewide
 
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