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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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Instructional Coordinators
37.77
$37.77  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Supervisors of Police Officers
52.15
$52.15  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Detectives and Criminal Investigators
38.36
$38.36  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
First-line Supervisors of Entertainment and Recreation Workers, Except Gambling Services
23.93
$23.93  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Project Management Specialists
42.46
$42.46  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Project Management Specialists
42.46
$42.46  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Project Management Specialists
42.46
$42.46  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Software Developers
55.22
$55.22  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Software Developers
55.22
$55.22  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Computer Systems Analysts
52.73
$52.73  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Network and Computer Systems Administrators
44.98
$44.98  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
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
Child, Family, and School Social Workers
31.75
$31.75  
five stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
Family Medicine Physicians
102.93
$102.93  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
College Education Administrators
47.96
$47.96  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
Marriage and Family Therapists
32.93
$32.93  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
Health Care Social Workers
31.23
$31.23  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers
32.30
$32.30  
five stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
Lawyers
68.58
$68.58  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
 
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