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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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Health Information Technologists and Medical Registrars
39.74
$39.74  
three stars Not available Southwest
Psychiatric Aides
20.78
$20.78   Refers to MN wage data. Regional data is not available.
three stars Not available Southwest
Health Information Technologists and Medical Registrars
39.74
$39.74  
three stars Not available Southwest
Child, Family, and School Social Workers
31.75
$31.75  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Obstetricians and Gynecologists
94.16
$94.16   Refers to MN wage data. Regional data is not available.
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
College Education Administrators
47.96
$47.96  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Marriage and Family Therapists
32.93
$32.93  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Health Care Social Workers
31.23
$31.23  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers
32.30
$32.30  
five stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Lawyers
68.58
$68.58  
five stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Pharmacists
68.49
$68.49  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Physician Assistants
62.13
$62.13  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Occupational Therapists
40.62
$40.62  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Physical Therapists
45.74
$45.74  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Speech-Language Pathologists
40.51
$40.51  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Nurse Anesthetists
111.03
$111.03  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Nurse Practitioners
63.91
$63.91  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists
50.18
$50.18  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Librarians and Media Collections Specialists
33.08
$33.08  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Librarians and Media Collections Specialists
33.08
$33.08  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Family Medicine Physicians
102.93
$102.93  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
General Internal Medicine Physicians ------ four stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Elementary and High School Education Administrators
53.64
$53.64  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Middle School Teachers
30.98
$30.98  
five stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
High School Teachers
31.34
$31.34  
five stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Preschool Special Education Teachers
32.72
$32.72  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers
30.44
$30.44  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers
31.86
$31.86  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Public Relations Specialists
32.31
$32.31  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Educational, Vocational, and School Counselors
29.66
$29.66  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Rehabilitation Counselors
22.67
$22.67  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Instructional Coordinators
37.77
$37.77  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
50.73
$50.73  
five stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Supervisors of Police Officers
52.15
$52.15  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Project Management Specialists
42.46
$42.46  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Project Management Specialists
42.46
$42.46  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Project Management Specialists
42.46
$42.46  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Software Developers
55.22
$55.22  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Software Developers
55.22
$55.22  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Computer Systems Analysts
52.73
$52.73  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Network and Computer Systems Administrators
44.98
$44.98  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
41.95
$41.95  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Special Education Teachers, Middle School
30.09
$30.09  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School
31.09
$31.09  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Substitute Teachers, Short-Term
19.08
$19.08  
five stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Preschool Teachers
18.11
$18.11  
five stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
General and Operations Managers
43.50
$43.50  
five stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Marketing Managers
76.65
$76.65  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Sales Managers
64.80
$64.80  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Computer and Information Systems Managers
77.61
$77.61  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
 
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