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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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Software Developers
55.22
$55.22  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Software Developers
55.22
$55.22  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers
49.70
$49.70  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers
49.70
$49.70  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers
49.70
$49.70  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Web Developers
39.96
$39.96  
four stars Associate's degree Statewide
Web and Digital Interface Designers
39.74
$39.74  
four stars Associate's degree Statewide
Web and Digital Interface Designers
39.74
$39.74  
four stars Associate's degree Statewide
Operations Research Analysts
42.89
$42.89  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Architects
41.18
$41.18  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Civil Engineers
45.51
$45.51  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Electrical Engineers
50.09
$50.09  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Electronics Engineers
47.97
$47.97  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Industrial Engineers
48.00
$48.00  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Mechanical Engineers
40.97
$40.97  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Architectural and Civil Drafters
30.90
$30.90  
three stars Associate's degree Statewide
Mechanical Drafters
31.93
$31.93  
three stars Associate's degree Statewide
Civil Engineering Technicians
34.54
$34.54  
three stars Associate's degree Statewide
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians
32.54
$32.54  
four stars Associate's degree Statewide
Electro-Mechanical Technicians
25.09
$25.09  
three stars Associate's degree Statewide
Industrial Engineering Technicians
31.22
$31.22  
four stars Associate's degree Statewide
Mechanical Engineering Technicians
33.25
$33.25  
three stars Associate's degree Statewide
Medical Scientists
48.41
$48.41  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Chemists
42.54
$42.54  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Environmental Scientists
40.13
$40.13  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists
50.18
$50.18  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
School Psychologists
40.55
$40.55  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Agricultural Technicians
19.03
$19.03  
three stars Associate's degree Statewide
Biological Technicians
23.82
$23.82  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health
24.79
$24.79  
three stars Associate's degree Statewide
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
41.95
$41.95  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Educational, Vocational, and School Counselors
29.66
$29.66  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Marriage and Family Therapists
32.93
$32.93  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Rehabilitation Counselors
22.67
$22.67  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Child, Family, and School Social Workers
31.75
$31.75  
five stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Health Care Social Workers
31.23
$31.23  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers
32.30
$32.30  
five stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Health Educators
30.17
$30.17  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists
39.55
$39.55  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Social and Human Service Assistants
20.29
$20.29  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Lawyers
68.58
$68.58  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Paralegals and Legal Assistants
30.14
$30.14  
four stars Associate's degree Statewide
Preschool Teachers
18.11
$18.11  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Kindergarten Teachers
30.85
$30.85  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Elementary School Teachers
30.94
$30.94  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Middle School Teachers
30.98
$30.98  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
High School Teachers
31.34
$31.34  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
High School Career and Technical Education Teachers
31.67
$31.67  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Preschool Special Education Teachers
32.72
$32.72  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers
30.44
$30.44  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
 
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