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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.

326 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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Elementary and High School Education Administrators
60.13
$60.13  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Kindergarten Teachers
32.53
$32.53  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Elementary School Teachers
31.26
$31.26  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Middle School Teachers
31.47
$31.47  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
High School Teachers
32.51
$32.51  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
High School Career and Technical Education Teachers
35.75
$35.75  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Athletic Trainers
30.02
$30.02  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers
31.07
$31.07  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Special Education Teachers, Middle School
32.32
$32.32  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School
33.19
$33.19  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Coaches and Scouts
23.57
$23.57  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Anesthesiologists ------ three stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Preschool Special Education Teachers
35.31
$35.31  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
General Internal Medicine Physicians ------ four stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Dermatologists ------ three stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Psychiatrists ------ three stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Family Medicine Physicians
115.28
$115.28  
five stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Nurse Anesthetists
109.86
$109.86  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Dentists
99.34
$99.34  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Computer and Information Systems Managers
83.27
$83.27  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Architectural and Engineering Managers
82.67
$82.67  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Marketing Managers
80.86
$80.86  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Pharmacists
74.38
$74.38  
five stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Financial Managers
74.36
$74.36  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Lawyers
74.29
$74.29  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Human Resources Managers
70.82
$70.82  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Purchasing Managers
68.84
$68.84  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Optometrists
67.96
$67.96  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Sales Managers
66.13
$66.13  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Physician Assistants
65.03
$65.03  
five stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Nurse Practitioners
64.88
$64.88  
five stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Computer Network Architects
63.97
$63.97  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Administrative Services Managers
63.23
$63.23  
four stars Associate's degree Statewide
Software Developers
62.10
$62.10  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Software Developers
62.10
$62.10  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Information Security Analysts
61.60
$61.60  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Supervisors of Police Officers
56.28
$56.28  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Medical and Health Services Managers
55.87
$55.87  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
54.94
$54.94  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Industrial Production Managers
53.78
$53.78  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Computer Systems Analysts
52.96
$52.96  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Electronics Engineers
52.83
$52.83  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Veterinarians
52.43
$52.43  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Construction Managers
51.40
$51.40  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Electrical Engineers
51.18
$51.18  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
College Education Administrators
50.65
$50.65  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers
50.34
$50.34  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers
50.34
$50.34  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers
50.34
$50.34  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Surgical Assistants
50.32
$50.32  
three stars Associate's degree Statewide
 
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