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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 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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Speech-Language Pathologists
41.50
$41.50  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Shuttle Drivers and Chauffeurs
18.72
$18.72  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Shuttle Drivers and Chauffeurs
18.72
$18.72  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Billing and Posting Clerks
24.97
$24.97  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents
36.43
$36.43  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers
31.94
$31.94  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Compliance Officers
39.30
$39.30  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Food Service Managers
35.67
$35.67  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers
31.07
$31.07  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Computer and Information Systems Managers
83.27
$83.27  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Mechanical Engineers
46.81
$46.81  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Emergency Medical Technicians
22.66
$22.66  
four stars Associate's degree Statewide
Parts Salespersons
20.34
$20.34  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Operators
23.59
$23.59  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Personal Financial Advisors
48.71
$48.71  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Marketing Managers
80.86
$80.86  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Industrial Production Managers
53.78
$53.78  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Correctional Officers and Jailers
29.05
$29.05  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Construction Managers
51.40
$51.40  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Vehicle Cleaners
18.34
$18.34  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
32.94
$32.94  
five stars Vocational training Statewide
Insurance Sales Agents
38.23
$38.23  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Physician Assistants
65.03
$65.03  
five stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks
29.01
$29.01  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers
16.67
$16.67  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Radiologic Technologists
38.72
$38.72  
five stars Associate's degree Statewide
Food Batchmakers
18.15
$18.15  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Physical Therapists
47.83
$47.83  
five stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Receptionists and Information Clerks
18.34
$18.34  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators
20.44
$20.44  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Computer Systems Analysts
52.96
$52.96  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Training and Development Specialists
37.47
$37.47  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Operators
23.93
$23.93  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Operators
23.93
$23.93  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Executive Secretaries
36.14
$36.14  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Industrial Machinery Mechanics
32.57
$32.57  
five stars Vocational training Statewide
Special Education Teachers, Secondary School
33.19
$33.19  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Dental Hygienists
46.13
$46.13  
five stars Vocational training Statewide
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers
32.63
$32.63  
five stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Social and Community Service Managers
39.36
$39.36  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Production Helpers
19.58
$19.58  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Hairdressers and Cosmetologists
17.23
$17.23  
five stars Vocational training Statewide
Nurse Practitioners
64.88
$64.88  
five stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Management Analysts
45.46
$45.46  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Sales Managers
66.13
$66.13  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Loan Officers
40.54
$40.54  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators
23.78
$23.78  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Child, Family, and School Social Workers
33.22
$33.22  
five stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Project Management Specialists
47.65
$47.65  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Project Management Specialists
47.65
$47.65  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
 
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