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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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Counter and Rental Clerks
17.87
$17.87  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Parts Salespersons
18.65
$18.65  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Retail Salespersons
15.63
$15.63  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Advertising Sales Agents
26.36
$26.36  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Insurance Sales Agents
30.34
$30.34  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents
36.33
$36.33  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Sales Representatives of Services, Except Advertising, Insurance, Financial Services, and Travel
35.22
$35.22  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Wholesale and Manufacturing Sales Representatives of Technical or Scientific Products
40.66
$40.66  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Wholesale and Manufacturing Sales Representatives
36.95
$36.95  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Real Estate Agents
18.63
$18.63  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Supervisors of Administrative Support Workers
32.32
$32.32  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Bill and Account Collectors
21.82
$21.82  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Billing and Posting Clerks
23.88
$23.88  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
23.64
$23.64  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks
26.76
$26.76  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Tellers
18.32
$18.32  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks
24.79
$24.79  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Customer Service Representatives
22.26
$22.26  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Government Program Eligibility Interviewers
30.12
$30.12  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks
14.93
$14.93  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Interviewers
19.61
$19.61  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Clerical Library Assistants
19.42
$19.42  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Loan Interviewers and Clerks
23.77
$23.77  
four stars High School or less Statewide
New Accounts Clerks
21.75
$21.75  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Human Resources Assistants
23.64
$23.64  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Receptionists and Information Clerks
17.21
$17.21  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Dispatchers
26.31
$26.31  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Postal Service Clerks
27.58
$27.58  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Postal Service Mail Carriers
27.63
$27.63  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks
28.35
$28.35  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks
21.07
$21.07  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Executive Secretaries
33.58
$33.58  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Legal Secretaries
29.94
$29.94  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Medical Secretaries
22.94
$22.94  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants
23.21
$23.21  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks
23.90
$23.90  
four stars High School or less Statewide
General Office Clerks
21.69
$21.69  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Agricultural Equipment Operators
21.19
$21.19  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Farmworkers and Laborers
17.70
$17.70  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Farm Animal Caretakers
17.02
$17.02  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Supervisors of Construction and Extraction Workers
42.89
$42.89  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Carpenters
29.41
$29.41  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers
31.00
$31.00  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Construction Laborers
23.97
$23.97  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Paving Equipment Operators
40.31
$40.31  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators
37.19
$37.19  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Electricians
35.79
$35.79  
five stars Vocational training Statewide
Construction and Maintenance Painters
25.49
$25.49  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
37.72
$37.72  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Roofers
28.89
$28.89  
three stars High School or less Statewide
 
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