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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 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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Surgical Technologists
32.43
$32.43  
three stars Associate's degree Northwest
Surveyors
36.71
$36.71  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers
29.88
$29.88  
three stars High School or less Northwest
Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers
30.08
$30.08  
four stars High School or less Northwest
Tellers
18.32
$18.32  
five stars High School or less Northwest
Tire Repairers and Changers
18.70
$18.70  
three stars High School or less Northwest
Training and Development Specialists
36.67
$36.67  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Vehicle Cleaners
17.72
$17.72  
four stars High School or less Northwest
Veterinarians
51.11
$51.11  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians
19.96
$19.96  
three stars Associate's degree Northwest
Waiters and Waitresses
11.71
$11.71  
four stars High School or less Northwest
Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators
31.10
$31.10  
four stars High School or less Northwest
Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
25.04
$25.04  
five stars High School or less Northwest
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Operators
22.97
$22.97  
three stars High School or less Northwest
Wholesale and Manufacturing Sales Representatives
36.95
$36.95  
five stars High School or less Northwest
Woodworking Machine Operators
21.19
$21.19  
four stars High School or less Northwest
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists
34.90
$34.90  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
 
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