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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.

268 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
46.78
$46.78  
five stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Marketing Managers
80.86
$80.86  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Sales Managers
66.13
$66.13  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Administrative Services Managers
63.23
$63.23  
three stars Associate's degree Southwest
Facilities Managers
49.37
$49.37  
three stars Associate's degree Southwest
Computer and Information Systems Managers
83.27
$83.27  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Financial Managers
74.36
$74.36  
five stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Industrial Production Managers
53.78
$53.78  
five stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
54.94
$54.94  
five stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Human Resources Managers
70.82
$70.82  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Construction Managers
51.40
$51.40  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Elementary and High School Education Administrators
60.13
$60.13  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
College Education Administrators
50.65
$50.65  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Architectural and Engineering Managers
82.67
$82.67  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Food Service Managers
35.67
$35.67  
three stars High School or less Southwest
Medical and Health Services Managers
55.87
$55.87  
five stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers
30.71
$30.71  
three stars High School or less Southwest
Social and Community Service Managers
39.36
$39.36  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators
37.38
$37.38  
three stars High School or less Southwest
Compliance Officers
39.30
$39.30  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Cost Estimators
39.03
$39.03  
three stars High School or less Southwest
Human Resources Specialists
36.69
$36.69  
five stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Project Management Specialists
47.65
$47.65  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Project Management Specialists
47.65
$47.65  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Project Management Specialists
47.65
$47.65  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Management Analysts
45.46
$45.46  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Training and Development Specialists
37.47
$37.47  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Market Research Analysts
38.89
$38.89  
five stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Accountants and Auditors
38.52
$38.52  
five stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Credit Analysts
37.42
$37.42  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Financial Analysts
48.94
$48.94  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Personal Financial Advisors
48.71
$48.71  
five stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Loan Officers
40.54
$40.54  
four stars High School or less Southwest
Computer Systems Analysts
52.96
$52.96  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Computer Network Support Specialists
36.19
$36.19  
four stars Associate's degree Southwest
Computer User Support Specialists
31.04
$31.04  
five stars Associate's degree Southwest
Network and Computer Systems Administrators
49.00
$49.00  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Software Developers
62.10
$62.10  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Software Developers
62.10
$62.10  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Civil Engineers
49.24
$49.24  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Electrical Engineers
51.18
$51.18  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Industrial Engineers
49.35
$49.35  
five stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Mechanical Engineers
46.81
$46.81  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Architectural and Civil Drafters
32.00
$32.00  
three stars Associate's degree Southwest
Civil Engineering Technicians
35.12
$35.12  
four stars Associate's degree Southwest
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians
35.29
$35.29  
four stars Associate's degree Southwest
Industrial Engineering Technicians
31.97
$31.97  
four stars Associate's degree Southwest
Mechanical Engineering Technicians
35.07
$35.07  
three stars Associate's degree Southwest
Food Scientists
45.30
$45.30  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists
50.10
$50.10  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
 
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