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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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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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Lawyers
74.29
$74.29  
five stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Pharmacists
74.38
$74.38  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Physician Assistants
65.03
$65.03  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Occupational Therapists
42.03
$42.03  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Physical Therapists
47.83
$47.83  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Speech-Language Pathologists
41.50
$41.50  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Nurse Anesthetists
109.86
$109.86  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Nurse Practitioners
64.88
$64.88  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists
50.10
$50.10  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Librarians and Media Collections Specialists
35.75
$35.75  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Librarians and Media Collections Specialists
35.75
$35.75  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Family Medicine Physicians
115.28
$115.28  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
General Internal Medicine Physicians ------ four stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Obstetricians and Gynecologists
111.24
$111.24  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Health Information Technologists and Medical Registrars
40.23
$40.23  
three stars Not available Southwest
Health Information Technologists and Medical Registrars
40.23
$40.23  
three stars Not available Southwest
Psychiatric Aides
25.36
$25.36   Refers to MN wage data. Regional data is not available.
three stars Not available Southwest
 
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