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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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Conservation Scientists
39.12
$39.12  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Chemical Plant and System Operators
25.07
$25.07  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Postal Service Clerks
25.65
$25.65  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Structural Iron and Steel Workers
40.31
$40.31  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Wood Sawing Machine Operators
18.78
$18.78  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Postal Service Mail Sorters
23.66
$23.66  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Machine Feeders and Offbearers
21.89
$21.89  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Natural Sciences Managers
62.88
$62.88  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Athletic Trainers ------ three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Preschool Special Education Teachers ------ three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Occupational Therapy Assistants
27.94
$27.94  
three stars Associate's degree Statewide
Paper Goods Machine Operators
23.63
$23.63  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Environmental Engineers
47.60
$47.60  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Forest and Conservation Technicians
24.42
$24.42  
three stars Not available Statewide
Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators
20.63
$20.63  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Surveyors
29.94
$29.94  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Obstetricians and Gynecologists
999.00
>$100  
three stars Not available Statewide
Paving Equipment Operators
30.35
$30.35  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Radiation Therapists
39.40
$39.40  
three stars Associate's degree Statewide
Glaziers
27.84
$27.84  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Power Plant Operators
47.41
$47.41  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Computer, ATM, and Office Machine Repairers
19.38
$19.38  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Technical Writers
39.15
$39.15  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Outdoor Power Equipment Mechanics
19.53
$19.53  
three stars Vocational training Statewide
Detectives and Criminal Investigators
40.32
$40.32  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Prepress Technicians and Workers
23.68
$23.68  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Food Baking and Drying Machine Operators
20.30
$20.30  
three stars High School or less Statewide
 
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