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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.

302 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 descending Need help? There are 6 Planning Regions in Minnesota.
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Electrical and Electronics Drafters
32.93
$32.93  
three stars Associate's degree Statewide
Civil Engineering Technicians
33.59
$33.59  
five stars Associate's degree Statewide
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians
31.31
$31.31  
five stars Associate's degree Statewide
Electro-Mechanical Technicians
26.89
$26.89  
four stars Associate's degree Statewide
Environmental Engineering Technicians
24.94
$24.94  
four stars Associate's degree Statewide
Industrial Engineering Technicians
27.35
$27.35  
five stars Associate's degree Statewide
Mechanical Engineering Technicians
30.44
$30.44  
four stars Associate's degree Statewide
Chemical Technicians
24.57
$24.57  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Preschool Teachers
18.59
$18.59  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Radiation Therapists
39.97
$39.97  
four stars Associate's degree Statewide
Respiratory Therapists
34.97
$34.97  
three stars Associate's degree Statewide
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
32.93
$32.93  
five stars Associate's degree Statewide
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
40.33
$40.33  
four stars Associate's degree Statewide
Nuclear Medicine Technologists
43.87
$43.87  
four stars Associate's degree Statewide
Radiologic Technologists
34.44
$34.44  
five stars Associate's degree Statewide
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologists
39.30
$39.30  
five stars Associate's degree Statewide
Dietetic Technicians
18.81
$18.81  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians
18.33
$18.33  
five stars Associate's degree Statewide
Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors
40.12
$40.12  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Medical Equipment Repairers
24.47
$24.47  
four stars Associate's degree Statewide
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
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
Architectural and Engineering Managers
70.91
$70.91  
five stars Bachelor's degree 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
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
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
 
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