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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.

328 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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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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Tellers
18.31
$18.31  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks
23.98
$23.98  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Customer Service Representatives
20.10
$20.10  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Government Program Eligibility Interviewers
29.96
$29.96  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks
14.25
$14.25  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Interviewers
19.04
$19.04  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Clerical Library Assistants
18.16
$18.16  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Loan Interviewers and Clerks
23.77
$23.77  
four stars High School or less Statewide
New Accounts Clerks
18.84
$18.84  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Order Clerks
18.98
$18.98  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Human Resources Assistants
23.50
$23.50  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Receptionists and Information Clerks
17.56
$17.56  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers
29.96
$29.96  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Dispatchers
23.95
$23.95  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Postal Service Clerks
25.65
$25.65  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Postal Service Mail Carriers
26.24
$26.24  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Postal Service Mail Sorters
23.66
$23.66  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks
24.53
$24.53  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks
19.08
$19.08  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Executive Secretaries
30.66
$30.66  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Legal Secretaries
29.90
$29.90  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Medical Secretaries
22.94
$22.94  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants
23.13
$23.13  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Data Entry Keyers
15.12
$15.12  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks
23.78
$23.78  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Mail Clerks
18.56
$18.56  
three stars High School or less Statewide
General Office Clerks
19.15
$19.15  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Agricultural Equipment Operators
18.86
$18.86  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Farmworkers and Laborers
17.75
$17.75  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Farm Animal Caretakers
15.24
$15.24  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Supervisors of Construction and Extraction Workers
39.42
$39.42  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Brickmasons and Blockmasons
38.16
$38.16  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Carpenters
28.78
$28.78  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers
29.64
$29.64  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Construction Laborers
23.16
$23.16  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Paving Equipment Operators
30.35
$30.35  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators
31.46
$31.46  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Glaziers
27.84
$27.84  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Construction and Maintenance Painters
24.10
$24.10  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
39.02
$39.02  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Roofers
25.76
$25.76  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Sheet Metal Workers
30.94
$30.94  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Structural Iron and Steel Workers
40.31
$40.31  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Construction and Building Inspectors
38.69
$38.69  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Highway Maintenance Workers
27.03
$27.03  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
38.19
$38.19  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Computer, ATM, and Office Machine Repairers
19.38
$19.38  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers
29.79
$29.79  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Automotive Body Repairers
23.64
$23.64  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Bus and Truck Mechanics
29.44
$29.44  
five stars High School or less Statewide
 
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