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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.

244 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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Natural Sciences Managers
49.43
$49.43  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Human Resources Specialists
26.42
$26.42  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Labor Relations Specialists
43.51
$43.51  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Logisticians
27.66
$27.66  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Management Analysts
29.03
$29.03  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Training and Development Specialists
27.07
$27.07  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Market Research Analysts
25.50
$25.50  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Accountants and Auditors
28.52
$28.52  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Credit Analysts
31.13
$31.13  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Insurance Underwriters
20.72
$20.72  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Credit Counselors
20.86
$20.86  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Tax Examiners and Collectors
31.01
$31.01  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Operations Research Analysts
33.82
$33.82  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Surveyors
23.00
$23.00  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Electrical Engineers
40.42
$40.42  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Environmental Engineers
35.58
$35.58  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Health and Safety Engineers
43.83
$43.83  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Industrial Engineers
37.54
$37.54  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Mechanical Engineers
33.92
$33.92  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Food Scientists
32.00
$32.00  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists
31.98
$31.98  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Conservation Scientists
35.34
$35.34  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Foresters
30.91
$30.91  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Environmental Scientists
29.98
$29.98  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Hydrologists
36.87
$36.87  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Urban and Regional Planners
34.69
$34.69  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Rehabilitation Counselors
16.56
$16.56  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Health Educators
20.21
$20.21  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Elementary School Teachers ------ five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Middle School Teachers ------ five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Middle School Career and Technical Education Teachers ------ four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
High School Teachers ------ five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
High School Career and Technical Education Teachers ------ five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Preschool Special Education Teachers ------ five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers ------ three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers
28.60
$28.60  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Instructional Coordinators
28.73
$28.73  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Recreational Therapists
27.98
$27.98   Refers to MN wage data. Regional data is not available.
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Exercise Physiologists
23.98
$23.98  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Athletic Trainers ------ three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Supervisors of Police Officers
38.38
$38.38  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Detectives and Criminal Investigators
37.17
$37.17  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Elementary and High School Education Administrators ------ five stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
College Education Administrators
41.21
$41.21  
five stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
Nurse Practitioners
56.36
$56.36  
five stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
Nurse Anesthetists
99.82
$99.82  
five stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
Veterinarians
34.18
$34.18  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
Speech-Language Pathologists
31.61
$31.61  
five stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
Physical Therapists
41.28
$41.28  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
Occupational Therapists
35.96
$35.96  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
 
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