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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.

268 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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Community Health Workers
22.93
$22.93  
three stars High School or less Northwest
Veterinarians
51.11
$51.11  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Operators
22.13
$22.13  
three stars High School or less Northwest
Tire Repairers and Changers
18.70
$18.70  
three stars High School or less Northwest
Cutting and Slicing Machine Operators
25.19
$25.19  
three stars High School or less Northwest
Chiropractors
37.56
$37.56  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
First-Line Supervisors of Personal Service Workers
24.20
$24.20  
three stars Associate's degree Northwest
Nurse Anesthetists
111.03
$111.03  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
First-line Supervisors of Entertainment and Recreation Workers, Except Gambling Services
23.93
$23.93  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Gaming Cage Workers
18.21
$18.21  
three stars High School or less Northwest
Engine and Other Machine Assemblers
22.91
$22.91   Refers to MN wage data. Regional data is not available.
three stars High School or less Northwest
Environmental Scientists
40.13
$40.13  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
Librarians and Media Collections Specialists
33.08
$33.08  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
Librarians and Media Collections Specialists
33.08
$33.08  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Northwest
Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers
26.38
$26.38  
three stars High School or less Northwest
Farm Animal Caretakers
17.02
$17.02  
three stars High School or less Northwest
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists
34.90
$34.90  
three stars Bachelor's degree Northwest
 
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