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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.

326 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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Logisticians
37.40
$37.40  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Project Management Specialists
42.46
$42.46  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Project Management Specialists
42.46
$42.46  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Project Management Specialists
42.46
$42.46  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Management Analysts
47.07
$47.07  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Fundraisers
31.35
$31.35  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
38.19
$38.19  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Training and Development Specialists
36.67
$36.67  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Market Research Analysts
37.91
$37.91  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Accountants and Auditors
37.36
$37.36  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Credit Analysts
38.88
$38.88  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Financial Analysts
44.82
$44.82  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Personal Financial Advisors
41.88
$41.88  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Insurance Underwriters
37.79
$37.79  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Financial Examiners
42.06
$42.06  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Computer Systems Analysts
52.73
$52.73  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Information Security Analysts
54.80
$54.80  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Computer Network Architects
64.80
$64.80  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Network and Computer Systems Administrators
44.98
$44.98  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Computer Programmers ------ three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Software Developers
55.22
$55.22  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Software Developers
55.22
$55.22  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers
49.70
$49.70  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers
49.70
$49.70  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers
49.70
$49.70  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Operations Research Analysts
42.89
$42.89  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Architects
41.18
$41.18  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Civil Engineers
45.51
$45.51  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Electrical Engineers
50.09
$50.09  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Electronics Engineers
47.97
$47.97  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Industrial Engineers
48.00
$48.00  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Mechanical Engineers
40.97
$40.97  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Chemists
42.54
$42.54  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Environmental Scientists
40.13
$40.13  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Biological Technicians
23.82
$23.82  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
41.95
$41.95  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Educational, Vocational, and School Counselors
29.66
$29.66  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Rehabilitation Counselors
22.67
$22.67  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Health Educators
30.17
$30.17  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists
39.55
$39.55  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Preschool Teachers
18.11
$18.11  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Kindergarten Teachers
30.85
$30.85  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Elementary School Teachers
30.94
$30.94  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Middle School Teachers
30.98
$30.98  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
High School Teachers
31.34
$31.34  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
High School Career and Technical Education Teachers
31.67
$31.67  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Preschool Special Education Teachers
32.72
$32.72  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Elementary and High School Education Administrators
53.64
$53.64  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Psychiatrists ------ three stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Medical Scientists
48.41
$48.41  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
 
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