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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 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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Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
41.95
$41.95  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Special Education Teachers, Middle School
30.09
$30.09  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School
31.09
$31.09  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Substitute Teachers, Short-Term
19.08
$19.08  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Preschool Teachers
18.11
$18.11  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
General and Operations Managers
43.50
$43.50  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Marketing Managers
76.65
$76.65  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Sales Managers
64.80
$64.80  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Computer and Information Systems Managers
77.61
$77.61  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Financial Managers
65.23
$65.23  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Industrial Production Managers
50.97
$50.97  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Purchasing Managers
61.59
$61.59  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Human Resources Managers
65.16
$65.16  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Construction Managers
48.41
$48.41  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Medical and Health Services Managers
50.29
$50.29  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Social and Community Service Managers
36.97
$36.97  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Compliance Officers
38.19
$38.19  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Human Resources Specialists
34.48
$34.48  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Management Analysts
47.07
$47.07  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Training and Development Specialists
36.67
$36.67  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Market Research Analysts
37.91
$37.91  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Accountants and Auditors
37.36
$37.36  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Personal Financial Advisors
41.88
$41.88  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Operations Research Analysts
42.89
$42.89  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Surveyors
36.71
$36.71  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Civil Engineers
45.51
$45.51  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Electrical Engineers
50.09
$50.09  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Electronics Engineers
47.97
$47.97  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Industrial Engineers
48.00
$48.00  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Mechanical Engineers
40.97
$40.97  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists
34.90
$34.90  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Conservation Scientists
36.35
$36.35  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Electro-Mechanical Technicians
25.09
$25.09  
three stars Associate's degree Northwest
Computer User Support Specialists
30.42
$30.42  
five stars Associate's degree Northwest
Computer Network Support Specialists
35.18
$35.18  
four stars Associate's degree Northwest
Paramedics
30.42
$30.42  
three stars Associate's degree Northwest
Medical Records Specialists
25.87
$25.87  
three stars Associate's degree Northwest
First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers
24.20
$24.20  
three stars Associate's degree Northwest
Facilities Managers
46.38
$46.38  
three stars Associate's degree Northwest
Emergency Medical Technicians
20.17
$20.17  
four stars Associate's degree Northwest
Administrative Services Managers
58.69
$58.69  
four stars Associate's degree Northwest
Surgical Technologists
32.43
$32.43  
three stars Associate's degree Northwest
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers
39.55
$39.55  
five stars Associate's degree Northwest
Registered Nurses
41.97
$41.97  
five stars Associate's degree Northwest
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians
19.96
$19.96  
three stars Associate's degree Northwest
Radiologic Technologists
37.72
$37.72  
four stars Associate's degree Northwest
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
43.81
$43.81  
three stars Associate's degree Northwest
Civil Engineering Technicians
34.54
$34.54  
three stars Associate's degree Northwest
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians
32.54
$32.54  
three stars Associate's degree Northwest
Forest and Conservation Technicians
24.66
$24.66  
four stars Associate's degree Northwest
 
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