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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 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
53.64
$53.64  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
Kindergarten Teachers
30.85
$30.85  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Elementary School Teachers
30.94
$30.94  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Middle School Teachers
30.98
$30.98  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
High School Teachers
31.34
$31.34  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Athletic Trainers
28.94
$28.94  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Preschool Special Education Teachers
32.72
$32.72  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers
30.44
$30.44  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Special Education Teachers, Middle School
30.09
$30.09  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School
31.09
$31.09  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Coaches and Scouts
19.41
$19.41  
four stars High School or less Northwest
High School Career and Technical Education Teachers
31.67
$31.67  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Family Medicine Physicians
102.93
$102.93  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
Nurse Anesthetists
111.03
$111.03  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
Dentists
86.13
$86.13  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
Pharmacists
68.49
$68.49  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
Nurse Practitioners
63.91
$63.91  
five stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
Physician Assistants
62.13
$62.13  
five stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
Marketing Managers
76.65
$76.65  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Computer and Information Systems Managers
77.61
$77.61  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Financial Managers
65.23
$65.23  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Sales Managers
64.80
$64.80  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Human Resources Managers
65.16
$65.16  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Software Developers
55.22
$55.22  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Software Developers
55.22
$55.22  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Veterinarians
51.11
$51.11  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
Lawyers
68.58
$68.58  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers
47.92
$47.92  
four stars High School or less Northwest
Medical and Health Services Managers
50.29
$50.29  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Construction Managers
48.41
$48.41  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Administrative Services Managers
58.69
$58.69  
four stars Associate's degree Northwest
College Education Administrators
47.96
$47.96  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists
50.18
$50.18  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
Purchasing Managers
61.59
$61.59  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Industrial Production Managers
50.97
$50.97  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Civil Engineers
45.51
$45.51  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Physical Therapists
45.74
$45.74  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
Network and Computer Systems Administrators
44.98
$44.98  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Electrical Engineers
50.09
$50.09  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
43.81
$43.81  
three stars Associate's degree Northwest
Computer Systems Analysts
52.73
$52.73  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Dental Hygienists
41.51
$41.51  
four stars Vocational training Northwest
School Psychologists
40.55
$40.55  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
Facilities Managers
46.38
$46.38  
three stars Associate's degree Northwest
Speech-Language Pathologists
40.51
$40.51  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
Electronics Engineers
47.97
$47.97  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists
39.55
$39.55   Refers to MN wage data. Regional data is not available.
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Registered Nurses
41.97
$41.97  
five stars Associate's degree Northwest
Industrial Engineers
48.00
$48.00  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Supervisors of Police Officers
52.15
$52.15  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
 
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