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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 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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General and Operations Managers
46.78
$46.78  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Cost Estimators
39.03
$39.03  
four stars High School or less Northwest
Social and Community Service Managers
39.36
$39.36  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Surveyors
39.21
$39.21  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Supervisors of Construction and Extraction Workers
45.78
$45.78  
five stars High School or less Northwest
Mechanical Engineers
46.81
$46.81  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
40.21
$40.21  
five stars High School or less Northwest
Radiologic Technologists
38.72
$38.72  
four stars Associate's degree Northwest
Loan Officers
40.54
$40.54  
five stars High School or less Northwest
Instructional Coordinators
38.24
$38.24  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Personal Financial Advisors
48.71
$48.71  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
School Psychologists
40.90
$40.90  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
43.96
$43.96  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Project Management Specialists
47.65
$47.65  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Project Management Specialists
47.65
$47.65  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Project Management Specialists
47.65
$47.65  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Respiratory Therapists
40.75
$40.75  
three stars Associate's degree Northwest
Speech-Language Pathologists
41.50
$41.50  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
Management Analysts
45.46
$45.46  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Occupational Therapists
42.03
$42.03  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
Industrial Engineers
49.35
$49.35  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Registered Nurses
48.19
$48.19  
five stars Associate's degree Northwest
Dental Hygienists
46.13
$46.13  
four stars Vocational training Northwest
Facilities Managers
49.37
$49.37  
three stars Associate's degree Northwest
Computer Systems Analysts
52.96
$52.96  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Network and Computer Systems Administrators
49.00
$49.00  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Supervisors of Police Officers
56.28
$56.28  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
49.51
$49.51  
three stars Associate's degree Northwest
Electrical Engineers
51.18
$51.18  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Civil Engineers
49.24
$49.24  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists
50.10
$50.10  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
Physical Therapists
47.83
$47.83  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
College Education Administrators
50.65
$50.65  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
Industrial Production Managers
53.78
$53.78  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Veterinarians
52.43
$52.43  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers
49.23
$49.23  
four stars High School or less Northwest
Electronics Engineers
52.83
$52.83  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Administrative Services Managers
63.23
$63.23  
four stars Associate's degree Northwest
Medical and Health Services Managers
55.87
$55.87  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Lawyers
74.29
$74.29  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
Software Developers
62.10
$62.10  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Software Developers
62.10
$62.10  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Construction Managers
51.40
$51.40  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Purchasing Managers
68.84
$68.84  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Sales Managers
66.13
$66.13  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Human Resources Managers
70.82
$70.82  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Financial Managers
74.36
$74.36  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Computer and Information Systems Managers
83.27
$83.27  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Marketing Managers
80.86
$80.86  
four stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Physician Assistants
65.03
$65.03  
five stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
 
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