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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.

251 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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Network and Computer Systems Administrators
33.84
$33.84  
three stars Not available Southeast
Procurement Clerks
21.67
$21.67  
three stars Not available Southeast
Painting and Decorating Workers
20.11
$20.11  
three stars Not available Southeast
Middle School Teachers ------ three stars Not available Southeast
Computer Systems Analysts
38.39
$38.39  
three stars Not available Southeast
Marketing Managers
47.45
$47.45  
three stars Not available Southeast
Machinery Maintenance Workers
23.18
$23.18  
three stars Not available Southeast
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Operators
21.15
$21.15  
three stars Not available Southeast
Veterinarians
44.81
$44.81  
three stars Not available Southeast
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers
12.62
$12.62  
three stars Not available Southeast
Drywall and Ceiling Tile Installers
29.36
$29.36  
three stars Not available Southeast
Accountants and Auditors
30.60
$30.60  
three stars Not available Southeast
Training and Development Managers
47.87
$47.87  
three stars Not available Southeast
Mechanical Insulation Workers
42.75
$42.75  
three stars Not available Southeast
Legal Secretaries
18.90
$18.90  
three stars Not available Southeast
Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Operators
18.96
$18.96  
three stars Not available Southeast
Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Operators
18.96
$18.96  
three stars Not available Southeast
Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers ------ three stars Not available Southeast
Garbage and Recyclable Material Collectors
18.96
$18.96  
three stars Not available Southeast
Tellers
15.33
$15.33  
three stars Not available Southeast
Billing and Posting Clerks
19.14
$19.14  
three stars Not available Southeast
Environmental Engineers
42.50
$42.50  
three stars Not available Southeast
Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Operators
20.76
$20.76  
three stars Not available Southeast
Loan Officers
34.95
$34.95  
three stars Not available Southeast
Wholesale and Manufacturing Sales Representatives of Technical or Scientific Products
38.03
$38.03  
three stars Not available Southeast
Paving Equipment Operators
34.00
$34.00  
three stars Not available Southeast
Tool and Die Makers
26.17
$26.17  
three stars Not available Southeast
Sales Representatives of Services, Except Advertising, Insurance, Financial Services, and Travel
25.43
$25.43  
three stars Not available Southeast
Motorboat Mechanics
20.14
$20.14  
three stars Not available Southeast
Physical Therapist Assistants
25.94
$25.94  
three stars Not available Southeast
Architects
41.11
$41.11  
three stars Not available Southeast
Electrical and Electronics Repairers of Commerical and Industrial Equipment
31.78
$31.78  
three stars Not available Southeast
Instructional Coordinators
35.15
$35.15  
three stars Not available Southeast
Detectives and Criminal Investigators
37.10
$37.10  
three stars Not available Southeast
Foundry Mold and Coremakers
20.71
$20.71  
three stars Not available Southeast
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks
22.30
$22.30  
three stars Not available Southeast
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers
31.89
$31.89  
three stars Not available Southeast
Construction and Building Inspectors
33.10
$33.10  
three stars Not available Southeast
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters
20.79
$20.79  
three stars Not available Southeast
Roofers
23.17
$23.17  
three stars Not available Southeast
Construction and Maintenance Painters
19.49
$19.49  
three stars Not available Southeast
Massage Therapists
21.17
$21.17  
three stars Not available Southeast
Extruding and Drawing Machine Operators
19.18
$19.18  
three stars Not available Southeast
Human Resources Managers
48.97
$48.97  
three stars Not available Southeast
Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners
27.43
$27.43  
three stars Not available Southeast
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators
20.02
$20.02  
three stars Not available Southeast
Optometrists
60.86
$60.86  
three stars Not available Southeast
Industrial Machinery Mechanics
25.53
$25.53  
three stars Not available Southeast
Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists
30.78
$30.78  
three stars Not available Southeast
Food Preparation Workers
12.53
$12.53  
three stars Not available Southeast
 
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