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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.

244 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
28.52
$28.52  
five stars Not available Northwest
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers
28.60
$28.60  
four stars Not available Northwest
Amusement and Recreation Attendants
11.52
$11.52  
four stars Not available Northwest
Architectural and Civil Drafters
26.21
$26.21  
three stars Not available Northwest
Architectural and Engineering Managers
52.98
$52.98  
three stars Not available Northwest
Athletic Trainers ------ three stars Not available Northwest
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
20.85
$20.85  
five stars Not available Northwest
Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants
14.10
$14.10  
five stars Not available Northwest
Billing and Posting Clerks
18.25
$18.25  
three stars Not available Northwest
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
18.69
$18.69  
five stars Not available Northwest
Brickmason Helpers
17.34
$17.34  
four stars Not available Northwest
Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity
16.80
$16.80  
five stars Not available Northwest
Bus and Truck Mechanics
21.06
$21.06  
three stars Not available Northwest
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
31.60
$31.60   Refers to MN wage data. Regional data is not available.
three stars Not available Northwest
Carpenter Helpers
16.43
$16.43  
four stars Not available Northwest
Carpenters
19.46
$19.46  
three stars Not available Northwest
Cashiers
11.83
$11.83  
four stars Not available Northwest
Chemical Equipment Operators
21.98
$21.98   Refers to MN wage data. Regional data is not available.
three stars Not available Northwest
Chemical Technicians
23.09
$23.09  
four stars Not available Northwest
Child, Family, and School Social Workers
24.38
$24.38  
four stars Not available Northwest
Childcare Workers
11.63
$11.63  
four stars Not available Northwest
Civil Engineering Technicians
30.36
$30.36  
five stars Not available Northwest
Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
30.29
$30.29  
five stars Not available Northwest
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
36.82
$36.82  
five stars Not available Northwest
Coaches and Scouts ------ three stars Not available Northwest
College Education Administrators
41.21
$41.21  
five stars Not available Northwest
Community Health Workers
15.37
$15.37  
five stars Not available Northwest
Compensation and Benefits Managers
52.58
$52.58   Refers to MN wage data. Regional data is not available.
three stars Not available Northwest
Computer Network Architects
57.83
$57.83  
four stars Not available Northwest
Computer Network Support Specialists
29.05
$29.05  
five stars Not available Northwest
Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Operators
18.27
$18.27  
five stars Not available Northwest
Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Operators
18.27
$18.27  
five stars Not available Northwest
Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Programmers
30.11
$30.11  
five stars Not available Northwest
Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Programmers
30.11
$30.11  
five stars Not available Northwest
Computer Systems Analysts
31.84
$31.84  
three stars Not available Northwest
Computer User Support Specialists
23.32
$23.32  
five stars Not available Northwest
Computer and Information Systems Managers
51.58
$51.58  
three stars Not available Northwest
Conservation Scientists
35.34
$35.34  
five stars Not available Northwest
Construction Laborers
16.64
$16.64  
five stars Not available Northwest
Construction Managers
38.61
$38.61  
three stars Not available Northwest
Construction and Building Inspectors
23.92
$23.92  
four stars Not available Northwest
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers
37.09
$37.09  
four stars Not available Northwest
Conveyor Operators and Tenders
18.47
$18.47  
five stars Not available Northwest
Correctional Officers and Jailers
22.19
$22.19  
four stars Not available Northwest
Cost Estimators
24.10
$24.10  
three stars Not available Northwest
Couriers and Messengers
14.59
$14.59  
three stars Not available Northwest
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks
21.80
$21.80  
three stars Not available Northwest
Credit Analysts
31.13
$31.13  
four stars Not available Northwest
Credit Counselors
20.86
$20.86  
four stars Not available Northwest
Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Operators
23.98
$23.98  
four stars Not available Northwest
 
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