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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.

328 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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Compliance Officers
38.64
$38.64  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Food Batchmakers
18.47
$18.47  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Amusement and Recreation Attendants
12.22
$12.22  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Supervisors of Non-Retail Sales Workers
39.68
$39.68  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Counter and Rental Clerks
15.26
$15.26  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Interviewers
19.04
$19.04  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists ------ four stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Psychiatric Technicians
18.24
$18.24  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Bakers
17.56
$17.56  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Occupational Therapists
38.81
$38.81  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Computer Network Support Specialists
31.11
$31.11  
four stars Not available Statewide
Rehabilitation Counselors
23.40
$23.40  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Paralegals and Legal Assistants
29.88
$29.88  
four stars Associate's degree Statewide
Cost Estimators
33.80
$33.80  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers
29.91
$29.91  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Construction and Maintenance Painters
24.10
$24.10  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Sheet Metal Workers
30.94
$30.94  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Kindergarten Teachers ------ four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics
30.74
$30.74  
four stars Vocational training Statewide
Respiratory Therapists
37.36
$37.36  
four stars Associate's degree Statewide
Phlebotomists
19.51
$19.51  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Court, Municipal, and License Clerks
23.98
$23.98  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Printing Press Operators
19.39
$19.39  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Veterinary Technologists and Technicians
18.55
$18.55  
four stars Associate's degree Statewide
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians
30.89
$30.89  
four stars Associate's degree Statewide
Human Resources Assistants
23.50
$23.50  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Lifeguards and Ski Patrollers
14.55
$14.55  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Order Clerks
18.98
$18.98  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Veterinarians
50.41
$50.41  
four stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Farmworkers and Laborers
17.75
$17.75  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
39.57
$39.57  
four stars Not available Statewide
Butchers and Meat Cutters
18.97
$18.97  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Chefs and Head Cooks
22.83
$22.83  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors
20.34
$20.34  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Massage Therapists
24.04
$24.04  
four stars Vocational training Statewide
Bill and Account Collectors
22.88
$22.88  
four stars High School or less Statewide
General Internal Medicine Physicians
999.00
>$100  
four stars Not available Statewide
Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters
17.74
$17.74  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Psychiatrists
999.00
>$100  
four stars Not available Statewide
Physical Therapist Assistants
30.94
$30.94  
four stars Associate's degree Statewide
Supervisors of Housekeepers and Janitors
23.69
$23.69  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Logisticians
39.21
$39.21  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers
47.85
$47.85  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Civil Engineering Technicians
33.62
$33.62  
four stars Associate's degree Statewide
Dispatchers
23.95
$23.95  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Garbage and Recyclable Material Collectors
23.53
$23.53  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Insurance Claims and Policy Processing Clerks
23.78
$23.78  
four stars High School or less Statewide
Instructional Coordinators
37.82
$37.82  
four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Roofers
25.76
$25.76  
four stars High School or less Statewide
High School Career and Technical Education Teachers ------ four stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
 
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