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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.

298 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
50.00
$50.00  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Marketing Managers
70.08
$70.08  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Sales Managers
60.13
$60.13  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Computer and Information Systems Managers
71.33
$71.33  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Financial Managers
62.22
$62.22  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Industrial Production Managers
51.07
$51.07  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Purchasing Managers
59.39
$59.39  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
47.26
$47.26  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Human Resources Managers
56.59
$56.59  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Training and Development Managers
51.60
$51.60  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Construction Managers
45.63
$45.63  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Preschool Education Administrators
29.64
$29.64  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Elementary and High School Education Administrators ------ five stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
College Education Administrators
45.33
$45.33  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Architectural and Engineering Managers
70.91
$70.91  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Food Service Managers
28.62
$28.62  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Medical and Health Services Managers
49.38
$49.38  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Natural Sciences Managers
63.28
$63.28  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers
30.76
$30.76  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Social and Community Service Managers
36.25
$36.25  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Emergency Management Directors
38.82
$38.82  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Funeral Home Managers
50.30
$50.30  
three stars Not available Statewide
Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
31.89
$31.89  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Cost Estimators
31.59
$31.59  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Human Resources Specialists
31.80
$31.80  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Logisticians
36.05
$36.05  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Management Analysts
42.12
$42.12  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Fundraisers
28.98
$28.98  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
35.04
$35.04  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Training and Development Specialists
33.89
$33.89  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Market Research Analysts
35.45
$35.45  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Accountants and Auditors
34.22
$34.22  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Budget Analysts
37.67
$37.67  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Credit Analysts
36.60
$36.60  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Personal Financial Advisors
46.85
$46.85  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Financial Examiners
41.15
$41.15  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Credit Counselors
23.31
$23.31  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Loan Officers
35.97
$35.97  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Computer Systems Analysts
47.26
$47.26  
five stars Not available Statewide
Information Security Analysts
49.22
$49.22  
five stars Not available Statewide
Computer Network Support Specialists
32.36
$32.36  
five stars Not available Statewide
Computer User Support Specialists
27.34
$27.34  
five stars Not available Statewide
Computer Network Architects
59.57
$59.57  
five stars Not available Statewide
Network and Computer Systems Administrators
42.56
$42.56  
three stars Not available Statewide
Computer Programmers
44.36
$44.36  
three stars Not available Statewide
Actuaries
50.62
$50.62  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Operations Research Analysts
41.34
$41.34  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Statisticians
40.83
$40.83  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Landscape Architects
38.43
$38.43  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Surveyors
32.62
$32.62  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
 
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