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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 Sort ascending Need help? There are 6 Planning Regions in Minnesota.
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General and Operations Managers
42.37
$42.37  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Marketing Managers
75.43
$75.43  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Sales Managers
62.69
$62.69  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Computer and Information Systems Managers
75.20
$75.20  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Financial Managers
63.05
$63.05  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Industrial Production Managers
49.87
$49.87  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Purchasing Managers
63.02
$63.02  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
47.54
$47.54  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Human Resources Managers
62.50
$62.50  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Training and Development Managers
51.01
$51.01  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Construction Managers
48.91
$48.91  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Preschool Education Administrators
26.72
$26.72  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Elementary and High School Education Administrators ------ four stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
College Education Administrators
46.87
$46.87  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Architectural and Engineering Managers
76.59
$76.59  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Food Service Managers
29.44
$29.44  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Medical and Health Services Managers
48.74
$48.74  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Natural Sciences Managers
62.88
$62.88  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers
29.91
$29.91  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Social and Community Service Managers
37.93
$37.93  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
31.14
$31.14  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Compliance Officers
38.64
$38.64  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Cost Estimators
33.80
$33.80  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Human Resources Specialists
31.42
$31.42  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Labor Relations Specialists
42.70
$42.70  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Logisticians
39.21
$39.21  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Management Analysts
47.47
$47.47  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners
29.77
$29.77  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Fundraisers
30.63
$30.63  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
38.27
$38.27  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Training and Development Specialists
36.53
$36.53  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Market Research Analysts
38.08
$38.08  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Accountants and Auditors
37.86
$37.86  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Credit Analysts
38.41
$38.41  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Personal Financial Advisors
39.52
$39.52  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Financial Examiners
40.31
$40.31  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Loan Officers
38.95
$38.95  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Tax Preparers
27.58
$27.58  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Computer Systems Analysts
49.85
$49.85  
five stars Not available Statewide
Information Security Analysts
50.31
$50.31  
five stars Not available Statewide
Computer Network Support Specialists
31.11
$31.11  
four stars Not available Statewide
Computer User Support Specialists
28.66
$28.66  
five stars Not available Statewide
Computer Network Architects
53.88
$53.88  
three stars Not available Statewide
Network and Computer Systems Administrators
43.01
$43.01  
five stars Not available Statewide
Computer Programmers
43.28
$43.28  
three stars Not available Statewide
Operations Research Analysts
39.96
$39.96  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Surveyors
29.94
$29.94  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Civil Engineers
47.87
$47.87  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Electrical Engineers
49.52
$49.52  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Electronics Engineers
48.81
$48.81  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
 
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