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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.

302 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
34.22
$34.22  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Actuaries
50.62
$50.62  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers
27.01
$27.01  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Agricultural Equipment Operators
18.51
$18.51  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Anesthesiologists ------ four stars Not available Statewide
Architectural and Engineering Managers
70.91
$70.91  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Athletic Trainers ------ three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Audiologists
44.40
$44.40  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
22.23
$22.23  
five stars Vocational training Statewide
Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants
13.99
$13.99  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Bill and Account Collectors
19.62
$19.62  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Billing and Posting Clerks
21.24
$21.24  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Biochemists and Biophysicists
46.24
$46.24  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Biological Technicians
20.73
$20.73  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Biomedical Engineers
51.71
$51.71  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
22.05
$22.05  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Brickmason Helpers
28.08
$28.08  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Brickmasons and Blockmasons
35.37
$35.37  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Budget Analysts
37.67
$37.67  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity
20.46
$20.46  
four stars Not available Statewide
Bus and Truck Mechanics
25.91
$25.91  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters
21.34
$21.34  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
32.93
$32.93  
five stars Associate's degree Statewide
Cargo and Freight Agents
24.82
$24.82  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Carpenter Helpers
18.00
$18.00  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Carpenters
25.88
$25.88  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Cashiers
13.10
$13.10  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers
26.93
$26.93  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Chemical Engineers
52.93
$52.93  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Chemical Technicians
24.57
$24.57  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Chemists
40.54
$40.54  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Child, Family, and School Social Workers
27.09
$27.09  
five stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Childcare Workers
13.57
$13.57  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Chiropractors
45.15
$45.15  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Civil Engineering Technicians
33.59
$33.59  
five stars Associate's degree Statewide
Civil Engineers
44.79
$44.79  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
31.89
$31.89  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
42.69
$42.69  
five stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Coaches and Scouts ------ three stars High School or less Statewide
College Education Administrators
45.33
$45.33  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Community Health Workers
21.14
$21.14  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
35.04
$35.04  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Computer Hardware Engineers
53.52
$53.52  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Computer Network Architects
59.57
$59.57  
five stars Not available Statewide
Computer Network Support Specialists
32.36
$32.36  
five stars Not available Statewide
Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Operators
22.53
$22.53  
four stars Not available Statewide
Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Operators
22.53
$22.53  
four stars Not available Statewide
Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Programmers
31.66
$31.66  
four stars Not available Statewide
Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Programmers
31.66
$31.66  
four stars Not available Statewide
Computer Programmers
44.36
$44.36  
three stars Not available Statewide
 
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