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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.

302 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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Region Need help? There are 6 Planning Regions in Minnesota.
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Construction Laborers
23.73
$23.73  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Electricians
33.36
$33.36  
five stars Vocational training Statewide
Market Research Analysts
35.45
$35.45  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Computer Network Support Specialists
32.36
$32.36  
five stars Not available Statewide
Computer and Information Systems Managers
71.33
$71.33  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Physician Assistants
60.52
$60.52  
five stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
29.27
$29.27  
five stars Vocational training Statewide
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers
16.78
$16.78  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
42.69
$42.69  
five stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Civil Engineering Technicians
33.59
$33.59  
five stars Associate's degree Statewide
Cashiers
13.10
$13.10  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
38.70
$38.70  
five stars Not available Statewide
Maids and Housekeepers
14.62
$14.62  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Highway Maintenance Workers
26.92
$26.92  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Nurse Anesthetists
101.63
$101.63  
five stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Mental Health Counselors
25.15
$25.15  
five stars Not available Statewide
Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors
25.15
$25.15  
five stars Not available Statewide
Computer Network Architects
59.57
$59.57  
five stars Not available Statewide
Pharmacists
67.25
$67.25  
five stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Phlebotomists
19.52
$19.52  
five stars High School or less Statewide
General Internal Medicine Physicians
999.00
>$100  
five stars Not available Statewide
Marketing Managers
70.08
$70.08  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Information Security Analysts
49.22
$49.22  
five stars Not available Statewide
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
32.93
$32.93  
five stars Associate's degree Statewide
Medical Laboratory Technicians ------ five stars Not available Statewide
Medical Laboratory Technologists ------ five stars Not available Statewide
Ophthalmic Medical Technicians
24.60
$24.60  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Budget Analysts
37.67
$37.67  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Bus and Truck Mechanics
25.91
$25.91  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Computer User Support Specialists
27.34
$27.34  
five stars Not available Statewide
Industrial Engineering Technicians
27.35
$27.35  
five stars Associate's degree Statewide
Physical Therapists
42.32
$42.32  
five stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Electrical Engineers
49.26
$49.26  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Mechanical Engineers
40.67
$40.67  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Civil Engineers
44.79
$44.79  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Human Resources Specialists
31.80
$31.80  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Architectural and Engineering Managers
70.91
$70.91  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Marriage and Family Therapists
29.71
$29.71  
five stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Industrial Production Managers
51.07
$51.07  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Sales Managers
60.13
$60.13  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Production Helpers
15.84
$15.84  
five stars High School or less Statewide
Child, Family, and School Social Workers
27.09
$27.09  
five stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Elementary and High School Education Administrators ------ five stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Pediatricians, General
999.00
>$100  
five stars Not available Statewide
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologists
39.30
$39.30  
five stars Associate's degree Statewide
Supervisors of Police Officers
49.47
$49.47  
five stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Natural Sciences Managers
63.28
$63.28  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Operations Research Analysts
41.34
$41.34  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Chemical Technicians
24.57
$24.57  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Training and Development Specialists
33.89
$33.89  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
 
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