1. Skip to content

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.
Close
Current
Demand
Indicator
Need help? Current demand indicator shows how occupations compare in terms of possible openings in order from high to low.
Close
Typical
Education Required
Region Need help? There are 6 Planning Regions in Minnesota.
Close
Elementary and High School Education Administrators
53.64
$53.64  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Kindergarten Teachers
30.85
$30.85  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Elementary School Teachers
30.94
$30.94  
five stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Middle School Teachers
30.98
$30.98  
five stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Coaches and Scouts
19.41
$19.41  
four stars High School or less Southwest
Preschool Special Education Teachers
32.72
$32.72  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers
30.44
$30.44  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Special Education Teachers, Middle School
30.09
$30.09  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School
31.09
$31.09  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
High School Teachers
31.34
$31.34  
five stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Family Medicine Physicians
102.93
$102.93  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
General Internal Medicine Physicians ------ four stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Nurse Anesthetists
111.03
$111.03  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Obstetricians and Gynecologists
94.16
$94.16   Refers to MN wage data. Regional data is not available.
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Pharmacists
68.49
$68.49  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Architectural and Engineering Managers
78.92
$78.92  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Nurse Practitioners
63.91
$63.91  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Physician Assistants
62.13
$62.13  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Sales Managers
64.80
$64.80  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Computer and Information Systems Managers
77.61
$77.61  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Marketing Managers
76.65
$76.65  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Financial Managers
65.23
$65.23  
five stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Human Resources Managers
65.16
$65.16  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Lawyers
68.58
$68.58  
five stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists
50.18
$50.18  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
College Education Administrators
47.96
$47.96  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Administrative Services Managers
58.69
$58.69  
three stars Associate's degree Southwest
Industrial Production Managers
50.97
$50.97  
five stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Software Developers
55.22
$55.22  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Software Developers
55.22
$55.22  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Medical and Health Services Managers
50.29
$50.29  
five stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Computer Systems Analysts
52.73
$52.73  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers
47.92
$47.92  
three stars High School or less Southwest
Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers
42.57
$42.57  
three stars High School or less Southwest
Construction Managers
48.41
$48.41  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Electrical Engineers
50.09
$50.09  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
50.73
$50.73  
five stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Facilities Managers
46.38
$46.38  
three stars Associate's degree Southwest
Physical Therapists
45.74
$45.74  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Civil Engineers
45.51
$45.51  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Network and Computer Systems Administrators
44.98
$44.98  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
41.95
$41.95  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Dental Hygienists
41.51
$41.51  
four stars Vocational training Southwest
Industrial Engineers
48.00
$48.00  
five stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Financial Analysts
44.82
$44.82  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Speech-Language Pathologists
40.51
$40.51  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Health Information Technologists and Medical Registrars
39.74
$39.74  
three stars Not available Southwest
Health Information Technologists and Medical Registrars
39.74
$39.74  
three stars Not available Southwest
Occupational Therapists
40.62
$40.62  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Registered Nurses
41.97
$41.97  
five stars Associate's degree Southwest
 
1    2    3    4    5    6    

 



x

CAREERwise Newsletter

Sign up to receive email updates from CAREERwise.