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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.

287 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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General and Operations Managers
31.10
$31.10  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Marketing Managers
58.50
$58.50  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Sales Managers
49.27
$49.27  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Computer and Information Systems Managers
58.91
$58.91  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Financial Managers
49.27
$49.27  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Industrial Production Managers
46.53
$46.53  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
37.79
$37.79  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Human Resources Managers
48.51
$48.51  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Construction Managers
48.22
$48.22  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Elementary and High School Education Administrators ------ three stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
Architectural and Engineering Managers
62.32
$62.32  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Food Service Managers
26.93
$26.93  
five stars High School or less Northwest
Lodging Managers
29.09
$29.09  
three stars High School or less Northwest
Medical and Health Services Managers
46.10
$46.10  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers
23.44
$23.44  
three stars High School or less Northwest
Social and Community Service Managers
35.55
$35.55  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Compliance Officers
31.22
$31.22  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Cost Estimators
30.36
$30.36  
three stars High School or less Northwest
Human Resources Specialists
29.76
$29.76  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Logisticians
31.85
$31.85  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Management Analysts
36.48
$36.48  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners
21.66
$21.66  
four stars High School or less Northwest
Fundraisers
29.01
$29.01  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
29.98
$29.98  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Training and Development Specialists
29.71
$29.71  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Market Research Analysts
29.31
$29.31  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Accountants and Auditors
30.51
$30.51  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Personal Financial Advisors
38.06
$38.06  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Loan Officers
37.82
$37.82  
five stars High School or less Northwest
Computer Systems Analysts
38.70
$38.70  
four stars Not available Northwest
Information Security Analysts
40.07
$40.07  
four stars Not available Northwest
Computer User Support Specialists
23.66
$23.66  
five stars Not available Northwest
Network and Computer Systems Administrators
37.75
$37.75  
five stars Not available Northwest
Operations Research Analysts
36.85
$36.85  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Civil Engineers
48.40
$48.40  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Electrical Engineers
47.43
$47.43  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Electronics Engineers
44.59
$44.59  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Environmental Engineers
44.29
$44.29  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Industrial Engineers
38.38
$38.38  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Mechanical Engineers
38.19
$38.19  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Architectural and Civil Drafters
24.28
$24.28  
three stars Associate's degree Northwest
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians
29.97
$29.97  
four stars Associate's degree Northwest
Electro-Mechanical Technicians
38.18
$38.18  
four stars Associate's degree Northwest
Industrial Engineering Technicians
24.15
$24.15  
five stars Associate's degree Northwest
Surveying and Mapping Technicians
23.95
$23.95  
three stars High School or less Northwest
Foresters
30.56
$30.56  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Chemists
37.19
$37.19  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health
23.19
$23.19  
four stars Not available Northwest
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
36.60
$36.60  
four stars Not available Northwest
Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors
24.26
$24.26  
four stars Not available Northwest
 
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