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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.

328 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
37.86
$37.86  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers
30.71
$30.71  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Advertising Sales Agents
24.44
$24.44  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Agricultural Equipment Operators
18.86
$18.86  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Amusement and Recreation Attendants
12.22
$12.22  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Architectural and Civil Drafters
30.21
$30.21  
three stars Associate's degree Statewide
Architectural and Engineering Managers
76.59
$76.59  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Athletic Trainers ------ three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Automotive Body Repairers
23.64
$23.64  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
23.63
$23.63  
five stars Vocational training Statewide
Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants
15.25
$15.25  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Bakers
17.56
$17.56  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Bartenders
12.24
$12.24  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Bill and Account Collectors
22.88
$22.88  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Billing and Posting Clerks
23.50
$23.50  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
23.75
$23.75  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Brickmasons and Blockmasons
38.16
$38.16  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity
22.48
$22.48  
four stars Not available Statewide
Bus and Truck Mechanics
29.44
$29.44  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Butchers and Meat Cutters
18.97
$18.97  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters
18.82
$18.82  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
37.19
$37.19  
three stars Associate's degree Statewide
Carpenters
28.78
$28.78  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Cashiers
14.17
$14.17  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers
29.64
$29.64  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Chefs and Head Cooks
22.83
$22.83  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Chemical Equipment Operators
21.17
$21.17  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Chemical Plant and System Operators
25.07
$25.07  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Chemical Technicians
24.06
$24.06  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Chemists
39.56
$39.56  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Child, Family, and School Social Workers
30.14
$30.14  
five stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Childcare Workers
15.08
$15.08  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Civil Engineering Technicians
33.62
$33.62  
four stars Associate's degree Statewide
Civil Engineers
47.87
$47.87  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
31.14
$31.14  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Clerical Library Assistants
18.16
$18.16  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists ------ four stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Coaches and Scouts ------ five stars High School or less Statewide
Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
23.26
$23.26  
four stars Not available Statewide
Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
23.26
$23.26  
four stars Not available Statewide
College Education Administrators
46.87
$46.87  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Community Health Workers
23.39
$23.39  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
38.27
$38.27  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Compliance Officers
38.64
$38.64  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Computer Network Architects
53.88
$53.88  
three stars Not available Statewide
Computer Network Support Specialists
31.11
$31.11  
four stars Not available Statewide
Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Operators
24.13
$24.13  
five stars Not available Statewide
Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Operators
24.13
$24.13  
five stars Not available Statewide
Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Programmers
30.95
$30.95  
three stars Not available Statewide
Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Programmers
30.95
$30.95  
three stars Not available Statewide
 
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