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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.

328 occupations found

Occupation Title Wage Sort ascending 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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Region Need help? There are 6 Planning Regions in Minnesota.
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Elementary and High School Education Administrators ------ four stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists ------ four stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Elementary School Teachers ------ five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Middle School Teachers ------ five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
High School Teachers ------ five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
High School Career and Technical Education Teachers ------ four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Preschool Special Education Teachers ------ three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers ------ four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Special Education Teachers, Middle School ------ four stars Not available Statewide
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School ------ four stars Not available Statewide
Coaches and Scouts ------ five stars High School or less Statewide
Athletic Trainers ------ three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Medical Laboratory Technicians ------ five stars Not available Statewide
Medical Laboratory Technologists ------ five stars Not available Statewide
Kindergarten Teachers ------ four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Nurse Anesthetists
999.00
>$100  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Family Medicine Physicians
999.00
>$100  
five stars Not available Statewide
Psychiatrists
999.00
>$100  
four stars Not available Statewide
Obstetricians and Gynecologists
999.00
>$100  
three stars Not available Statewide
General Internal Medicine Physicians
999.00
>$100  
four stars Not available Statewide
Dentists
81.29
$81.29  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Architectural and Engineering Managers
76.59
$76.59  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Marketing Managers
75.43
$75.43  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Computer and Information Systems Managers
75.20
$75.20  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Pharmacists
65.06
$65.06  
five stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Physician Assistants
63.68
$63.68  
five stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Nurse Practitioners
63.60
$63.60  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Financial Managers
63.05
$63.05  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Purchasing Managers
63.02
$63.02  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Natural Sciences Managers
62.88
$62.88  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Sales Managers
62.69
$62.69  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Human Resources Managers
62.50
$62.50  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Lawyers
62.04
$62.04  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Computer Network Architects
53.88
$53.88  
three stars Not available Statewide
Supervisors of Police Officers
51.44
$51.44  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Training and Development Managers
51.01
$51.01  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Veterinarians
50.41
$50.41  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Information Security Analysts
50.31
$50.31  
five stars Not available Statewide
Industrial Production Managers
49.87
$49.87  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Sales Engineers
49.85
$49.85  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Computer Systems Analysts
49.85
$49.85  
five stars Not available Statewide
Wholesale and Manufacturing Sales Representatives of Technical or Scientific Products
49.53
$49.53  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Electrical Engineers
49.52
$49.52  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Construction Managers
48.91
$48.91  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Electronics Engineers
48.81
$48.81  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Medical and Health Services Managers
48.74
$48.74  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Industrial Engineers
48.52
$48.52  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Civil Engineers
47.87
$47.87  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers
47.85
$47.85  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Environmental Engineers
47.60
$47.60  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
 
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