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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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Region Sort ascending Need help? There are 6 Planning Regions in Minnesota.
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General and Operations Managers
43.50
$43.50  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Marketing Managers
76.65
$76.65  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Sales Managers
64.80
$64.80  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Administrative Services Managers
58.69
$58.69  
four stars Associate's degree Statewide
Facilities Managers
46.38
$46.38  
four stars Associate's degree Statewide
Computer and Information Systems Managers
77.61
$77.61  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Financial Managers
65.23
$65.23  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Industrial Production Managers
50.97
$50.97  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Purchasing Managers
61.59
$61.59  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
50.73
$50.73  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Human Resources Managers
65.16
$65.16  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Construction Managers
48.41
$48.41  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Preschool Education Administrators
28.49
$28.49  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Elementary and High School Education Administrators
53.64
$53.64  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
College Education Administrators
47.96
$47.96  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Architectural and Engineering Managers
78.92
$78.92  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Food Service Managers
30.87
$30.87  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Medical and Health Services Managers
50.29
$50.29  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers
29.81
$29.81  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Social and Community Service Managers
36.97
$36.97  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
32.97
$32.97  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Compliance Officers
38.19
$38.19  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Cost Estimators
35.98
$35.98  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Human Resources Specialists
34.48
$34.48  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Labor Relations Specialists
40.94
$40.94  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
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
Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners
28.58
$28.58  
three stars High School or less 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
Loan Officers
38.66
$38.66  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Tax Preparers
30.00
$30.00  
three stars High School or less 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 Support Specialists
35.18
$35.18  
four stars Associate's degree Statewide
Computer User Support Specialists
30.42
$30.42  
five stars Associate'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
 
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