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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.

244 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
38.07
$38.07  
three stars Not available Northwest
Computer and Information Systems Managers
51.58
$51.58  
three stars Not available Northwest
Financial Managers
44.64
$44.64  
three stars Not available Northwest
Industrial Production Managers
44.28
$44.28  
three stars Not available Northwest
Compensation and Benefits Managers
52.58
$52.58   Refers to MN wage data. Regional data is not available.
three stars Not available Northwest
Training and Development Managers
54.93
$54.93  
four stars Not available Northwest
Construction Managers
38.61
$38.61  
three stars Not available Northwest
Elementary and High School Education Administrators ------ five stars Not available Northwest
College Education Administrators
41.21
$41.21  
five stars Not available Northwest
Architectural and Engineering Managers
52.98
$52.98  
three stars Not available Northwest
Medical and Health Services Managers
44.28
$44.28  
three stars Not available Northwest
Natural Sciences Managers
49.43
$49.43  
four stars Not available Northwest
Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
30.29
$30.29  
five stars Not available Northwest
Cost Estimators
24.10
$24.10  
three stars Not available Northwest
Human Resources Specialists
26.42
$26.42  
three stars Not available Northwest
Labor Relations Specialists
43.51
$43.51  
four stars Not available Northwest
Logisticians
27.66
$27.66  
five stars Not available Northwest
Management Analysts
29.03
$29.03  
three stars Not available Northwest
Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners
20.25
$20.25  
three stars Not available Northwest
Training and Development Specialists
27.07
$27.07  
three stars Not available Northwest
Market Research Analysts
25.50
$25.50  
five stars Not available Northwest
Accountants and Auditors
28.52
$28.52  
five stars Not available Northwest
Credit Analysts
31.13
$31.13  
four stars Not available Northwest
Insurance Underwriters
20.72
$20.72  
four stars Not available Northwest
Credit Counselors
20.86
$20.86  
four stars Not available Northwest
Loan Officers
30.63
$30.63  
three stars Not available Northwest
Tax Examiners and Collectors
31.01
$31.01  
four stars Not available Northwest
Tax Preparers
23.52
$23.52  
three stars Not available Northwest
Computer Systems Analysts
31.84
$31.84  
three stars Not available Northwest
Computer Network Support Specialists
29.05
$29.05  
five stars Not available Northwest
Computer User Support Specialists
23.32
$23.32  
five stars Not available Northwest
Computer Network Architects
57.83
$57.83  
four stars Not available Northwest
Operations Research Analysts
33.82
$33.82  
four stars Not available Northwest
Surveyors
23.00
$23.00  
four stars Not available Northwest
Electrical Engineers
40.42
$40.42  
three stars Not available Northwest
Environmental Engineers
35.58
$35.58  
four stars Not available Northwest
Health and Safety Engineers
43.83
$43.83  
four stars Not available Northwest
Industrial Engineers
37.54
$37.54  
five stars Not available Northwest
Mechanical Engineers
33.92
$33.92  
three stars Not available Northwest
Architectural and Civil Drafters
26.21
$26.21  
three stars Not available Northwest
Electrical and Electronics Drafters
28.18
$28.18  
four stars Not available Northwest
Civil Engineering Technicians
30.36
$30.36  
five stars Not available Northwest
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians
24.20
$24.20  
five stars Not available Northwest
Environmental Engineering Technicians
21.96
$21.96  
four stars Not available Northwest
Industrial Engineering Technicians
22.42
$22.42  
five stars Not available Northwest
Surveying and Mapping Technicians
28.92
$28.92  
three stars Not available Northwest
Food Scientists
32.00
$32.00  
four stars Not available Northwest
Soil and Plant Scientists
33.28
$33.28  
four stars Not available Northwest
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists
31.98
$31.98  
five stars Not available Northwest
Conservation Scientists
35.34
$35.34  
five stars Not available Northwest
 
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