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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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Sales Representatives of Services, Except Advertising, Insurance, Financial Services, and Travel
26.66
$26.66  
three stars Not available Northwest
Wholesale and Manufacturing Sales Representatives
27.08
$27.08  
four stars High School or less Northwest
Supervisors of Administrative Support Workers
27.18
$27.18  
four stars High School or less Northwest
Billing and Posting Clerks
18.25
$18.25  
three stars High School or less Northwest
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
18.69
$18.69  
five stars High School or less Northwest
Procurement Clerks
18.46
$18.46  
three stars High School or less Northwest
Tellers
14.57
$14.57  
four stars High School or less Northwest
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks
21.80
$21.80  
three stars High School or less Northwest
Customer Service Representatives
17.32
$17.32  
five stars High School or less Northwest
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks
13.00
$13.00  
four stars High School or less Northwest
Interviewers
15.65
$15.65  
five stars High School or less Northwest
New Accounts Clerks
20.70
$20.70  
five stars High School or less Northwest
Order Clerks
16.45
$16.45  
three stars High School or less Northwest
Couriers and Messengers
14.59
$14.59  
three stars High School or less Northwest
Police, Fire, and Ambulance Dispatchers
22.45
$22.45  
five stars High School or less Northwest
Postal Service Clerks
22.47
$22.47  
four stars High School or less Northwest
Postal Service Mail Carriers
22.64
$22.64  
five stars High School or less Northwest
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks
22.64
$22.64  
four stars High School or less Northwest
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks
19.17
$19.17  
four stars High School or less Northwest
Recordkeeping Weighers and Checkers
19.18
$19.18  
three stars High School or less Northwest
Medical Secretaries
18.10
$18.10  
four stars High School or less Northwest
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants
18.51
$18.51  
five stars High School or less Northwest
General Office Clerks
16.97
$16.97  
five stars High School or less Northwest
Office Machine Operators
17.58
$17.58  
four stars High School or less Northwest
Supervisors of Construction and Extraction Workers
33.79
$33.79  
four stars High School or less Northwest
Carpenters
19.46
$19.46  
three stars High School or less Northwest
Construction Laborers
16.64
$16.64  
five stars High School or less Northwest
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators
24.28
$24.28  
five stars High School or less Northwest
Electricians
27.82
$27.82  
four stars Vocational training Northwest
Brickmason Helpers
17.34
$17.34  
four stars High School or less Northwest
Carpenter Helpers
16.43
$16.43  
four stars High School or less Northwest
Construction and Building Inspectors
23.92
$23.92  
four stars High School or less Northwest
Highway Maintenance Workers
24.12
$24.12  
five stars High School or less Northwest
Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators, Surface Mining
25.25
$25.25  
five stars Not available Northwest
Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
31.86
$31.86  
three stars High School or less Northwest
Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers
28.65
$28.65  
three stars High School or less Northwest
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
20.85
$20.85  
five stars Vocational training Northwest
Bus and Truck Mechanics
21.06
$21.06  
three stars High School or less Northwest
Farm Equipment Mechanics
21.26
$21.26  
three stars Vocational training Northwest
Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics
28.74
$28.74  
four stars Vocational training Northwest
Motorcycle Mechanics
14.74
$14.74  
three stars Vocational training Northwest
Outdoor Power Equipment Mechanics
18.95
$18.95  
three stars Vocational training Northwest
Tire Repairers and Changers
14.50
$14.50  
four stars High School or less Northwest
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers
37.09
$37.09  
four stars High School or less Northwest
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
24.26
$24.26  
four stars Vocational training Northwest
Industrial Machinery Mechanics
23.60
$23.60  
three stars Vocational training Northwest
Millwrights
28.86
$28.86  
three stars High School or less Northwest
Medical Equipment Repairers
23.07
$23.07  
four stars Associate's degree Northwest
Maintenance and Repair Workers
19.84
$19.84  
five stars High School or less Northwest
Riggers
20.72
$20.72  
four stars High School or less Northwest
 
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