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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.

326 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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Computer Network Architects
63.97
$63.97  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Gaming Dealers
12.28
$12.28  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Dietitians and Nutritionists
35.99
$35.99  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Postal Service Clerks
29.27
$29.27  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Library Technicians
24.42
$24.42  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Construction and Building Inspectors
41.16
$41.16  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Tool and Die Makers
30.51
$30.51  
three stars Vocational training Statewide
Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators, Surface Mining
38.22
$38.22  
three stars Associate's degree Statewide
Labor Relations Specialists
47.69
$47.69  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Insurance Underwriters
38.92
$38.92  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technologists
47.53
$47.53  
three stars Associate's degree Statewide
Surgical Assistants
50.32
$50.32  
three stars Associate's degree Statewide
Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health
25.78
$25.78  
three stars Associate's degree Statewide
Chemists
39.93
$39.93  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Food Cooking Machine Operators
24.28
$24.28  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Dermatologists ------ three stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants
17.85
$17.85  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Multiple Machine Tool Operators
21.41
$21.41  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Anesthesiologists ------ three stars Graduate degree (any type) Statewide
Print Binding and Finishing Workers
23.04
$23.04  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Financial Examiners
43.11
$43.11  
three stars Bachelor's degree Statewide
Tax Preparers
23.71
$23.71  
three stars High School or less Statewide
Electro-Mechanical Technicians
28.06
$28.06  
three stars Associate's degree Statewide
Occupational Therapy Assistants
30.29
$30.29  
three stars Associate's degree Statewide
Veterinary Assistants
18.68
$18.68  
three stars High School or less Statewide
 
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