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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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Social and Community Service Managers
36.97
$36.97  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators
32.26
$32.26  
four stars High School or less Southwest
Computer Network Support Specialists
35.18
$35.18  
four stars Associate's degree Southwest
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers
32.30
$32.30  
five stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
37.79
$37.79  
five stars High School or less Southwest
Marriage and Family Therapists
32.93
$32.93  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Supervisors of Construction and Extraction Workers
42.89
$42.89  
five stars High School or less Southwest
Personal Financial Advisors
41.88
$41.88  
five stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
General and Operations Managers
43.50
$43.50  
five stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Mechanical Engineers
40.97
$40.97  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Loan Officers
38.66
$38.66  
four stars High School or less Southwest
Management Analysts
47.07
$47.07  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Supervisors of Police Officers
52.15
$52.15  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Project Management Specialists
42.46
$42.46  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Project Management Specialists
42.46
$42.46  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Project Management Specialists
42.46
$42.46  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Respiratory Therapists
39.64
$39.64  
three stars Associate's degree Southwest
Registered Nurses
41.97
$41.97  
five stars Associate's degree Southwest
Occupational Therapists
40.62
$40.62  
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
Speech-Language Pathologists
40.51
$40.51  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Financial Analysts
44.82
$44.82  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Industrial Engineers
48.00
$48.00  
five stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Dental Hygienists
41.51
$41.51  
four stars Vocational training Southwest
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
41.95
$41.95  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Network and Computer Systems Administrators
44.98
$44.98  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Civil Engineers
45.51
$45.51  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Physical Therapists
45.74
$45.74  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Facilities Managers
46.38
$46.38  
three stars Associate's degree Southwest
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
50.73
$50.73  
five stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Electrical Engineers
50.09
$50.09  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Construction Managers
48.41
$48.41  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers
42.57
$42.57  
three stars High School or less Southwest
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers
47.92
$47.92  
three stars High School or less Southwest
Computer Systems Analysts
52.73
$52.73  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Medical and Health Services Managers
50.29
$50.29  
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
Industrial Production Managers
50.97
$50.97  
five stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Administrative Services Managers
58.69
$58.69  
three stars Associate's degree Southwest
College Education Administrators
47.96
$47.96  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists
50.18
$50.18  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Lawyers
68.58
$68.58  
five stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Human Resources Managers
65.16
$65.16  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Financial Managers
65.23
$65.23  
five stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Marketing Managers
76.65
$76.65  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Computer and Information Systems Managers
77.61
$77.61  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Sales Managers
64.80
$64.80  
four stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Physician Assistants
62.13
$62.13  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
 
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