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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 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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 Sort descending Need help? Current demand indicator shows how occupations compare in terms of possible openings in order from high to low.
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Region Need help? There are 6 Planning Regions in Minnesota.
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Secretaries and Administrative Assistants
23.91
$23.91  
five stars High School or less Northwest
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers
21.63
$21.63  
five stars High School or less Northwest
Maids and Housekeepers
17.38
$17.38  
five stars High School or less Northwest
Elementary School Teachers
31.26
$31.26  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Customer Service Representatives
23.27
$23.27  
five stars High School or less Northwest
General Office Clerks
22.85
$22.85  
five stars High School or less Northwest
Freight and Stock Laborers
22.28
$22.28  
five stars High School or less Northwest
Stockers and Order Fillers
18.78
$18.78  
five stars High School or less Northwest
Janitors and Cleaners
18.60
$18.60  
five stars High School or less Northwest
Maintenance and Repair Workers
25.73
$25.73  
five stars High School or less Northwest
General and Operations Managers
46.78
$46.78  
five stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers
23.18
$23.18  
five stars High School or less Northwest
Retail Salespersons
17.35
$17.35  
five stars High School or less Northwest
Cashiers
15.35
$15.35  
five stars High School or less Northwest
Nursing Assistants
20.78
$20.78  
five stars High School or less Northwest
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
29.89
$29.89  
five stars High School or less Northwest
Registered Nurses
48.19
$48.19  
five stars Associate's degree Northwest
 
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