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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 descending 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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Pharmacists
68.49
$68.49  
five stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Lawyers
68.58
$68.58  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Optometrists
74.94
$74.94  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Marketing Managers
76.65
$76.65  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Computer and Information Systems Managers
77.61
$77.61  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Architectural and Engineering Managers
78.92
$78.92  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Dentists
86.13
$86.13  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Family Medicine Physicians
102.93
$102.93  
five stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Nurse Anesthetists
111.03
$111.03  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
General Internal Medicine Physicians ------ four stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Psychiatrists ------ three stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Anesthesiologists ------ three stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Dermatologists ------ three stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Elementary and High School Education Administrators
53.64
$53.64  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Kindergarten Teachers
30.85
$30.85  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Elementary School Teachers
30.94
$30.94  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Middle School Teachers
30.98
$30.98  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
High School Teachers
31.34
$31.34  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Athletic Trainers
28.94
$28.94  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Preschool Special Education Teachers
32.72
$32.72  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers
30.44
$30.44  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Special Education Teachers, Middle School
30.09
$30.09  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School
31.09
$31.09  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Coaches and Scouts
19.41
$19.41  
four stars High School or less Statewide
High School Career and Technical Education Teachers
31.67
$31.67  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
 
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