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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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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 descending Need help? There are 6 Planning Regions in Minnesota.
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General and Operations Managers
46.78
$46.78  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Marketing Managers
80.86
$80.86  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Sales Managers
66.13
$66.13  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Administrative Services Managers
63.23
$63.23  
four stars Associate's degree Statewide
Facilities Managers
49.37
$49.37  
four stars Associate's degree Statewide
Computer and Information Systems Managers
83.27
$83.27  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Financial Managers
74.36
$74.36  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Industrial Production Managers
53.78
$53.78  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Purchasing Managers
68.84
$68.84  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
54.94
$54.94  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Human Resources Managers
70.82
$70.82  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Construction Managers
51.40
$51.40  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Preschool Education Administrators
29.48
$29.48  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Elementary and High School Education Administrators
60.13
$60.13  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
College Education Administrators
50.65
$50.65  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Architectural and Engineering Managers
82.67
$82.67  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Food Service Managers
35.67
$35.67  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Medical and Health Services Managers
55.87
$55.87  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers
30.71
$30.71  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Social and Community Service Managers
39.36
$39.36  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
37.38
$37.38  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Compliance Officers
39.30
$39.30  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Cost Estimators
39.03
$39.03  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Human Resources Specialists
36.69
$36.69  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Labor Relations Specialists
47.69
$47.69  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Logisticians
39.93
$39.93  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Project Management Specialists
47.65
$47.65  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Project Management Specialists
47.65
$47.65  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Project Management Specialists
47.65
$47.65  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Management Analysts
45.46
$45.46  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners
25.36
$25.36  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Fundraisers
33.79
$33.79  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
38.85
$38.85  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Training and Development Specialists
37.47
$37.47  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Market Research Analysts
38.89
$38.89  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Accountants and Auditors
38.52
$38.52  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Credit Analysts
37.42
$37.42  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Financial Analysts
48.94
$48.94  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Personal Financial Advisors
48.71
$48.71  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Insurance Underwriters
38.92
$38.92  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Financial Examiners
43.11
$43.11  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Loan Officers
40.54
$40.54  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Tax Preparers
23.71
$23.71  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Computer Systems Analysts
52.96
$52.96  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Information Security Analysts
61.60
$61.60  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Computer Network Support Specialists
36.19
$36.19  
four stars Associate's degree Statewide
Computer User Support Specialists
31.04
$31.04  
five stars Associate's degree Statewide
Computer Network Architects
63.97
$63.97  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Network and Computer Systems Administrators
49.00
$49.00  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Computer Programmers
49.93
$49.93  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
 
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