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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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Interviewers
19.26
$19.26  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Dispensing Opticians
19.23
$19.23  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Environmental Engineers
42.07
$42.07  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Mechanical Engineering Technicians
30.44
$30.44  
four stars Associate's degree Statewide
Firefighters
17.58
$17.58  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Health Educators
28.74
$28.74  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
High School Career and Technical Education Teachers ------ four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Electronics Engineers
49.20
$49.20  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators
29.60
$29.60  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Orthotists and Prosthetists
38.77
$38.77  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Credit Analysts
36.60
$36.60  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Public Relations Specialists
30.95
$30.95  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Slaughterers and Meat Packers
16.49
$16.49  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Epidemiologists
36.71
$36.71  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
36.08
$36.08  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Middle School Teachers ------ four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers
47.26
$47.26  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics
30.62
$30.62  
four stars Vocational training Statewide
Loan Officers
35.97
$35.97  
four stars High School or less Statewide
College Education Administrators
45.33
$45.33  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers
26.93
$26.93  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Dental Hygienists
37.41
$37.41  
four stars Not available Statewide
Nuclear Medicine Technologists
43.87
$43.87  
four stars Associate's degree Statewide
Correctional Officers and Jailers
26.39
$26.39  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Multiple Machine Tool Operators
20.80
$20.80  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Recreational Therapists
23.34
$23.34  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Agricultural Equipment Operators
18.51
$18.51  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Packaging and Filling Machine Operators
18.28
$18.28  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Cost Estimators
31.59
$31.59  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Dental Assistants
26.71
$26.71  
four stars Vocational training Statewide
Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents
41.06
$41.06  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Purchasing Managers
59.39
$59.39  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Hand Packers and Packagers
14.07
$14.07  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers ------ four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Statisticians
40.83
$40.83  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Machine Feeders and Offbearers
17.50
$17.50  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Community Health Workers
21.14
$21.14  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Podiatrists
70.74
$70.74  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Cutting and Slicing Machine Operators
21.49
$21.49  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Optometrists
62.30
$62.30  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers
42.99
$42.99  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Veterinarians
45.63
$45.63  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Tree Trimmers and Pruners
23.16
$23.16  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks
23.33
$23.33  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Urban and Regional Planners
39.54
$39.54  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Psychiatrists
999.00
>$100  
four stars Not available Statewide
Anesthesiologists ------ four stars Not available Statewide
Preschool Special Education Teachers ------ four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Obstetricians and Gynecologists
999.00
>$100  
four stars Not available Statewide
Audiologists
44.40
$44.40  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
 
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