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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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 Sort ascending Need help? Current demand indicator shows how occupations compare in terms of possible openings in order from high to low.
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Region Need help? There are 6 Planning Regions in Minnesota.
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Real Estate Agents
18.63
$18.63  
three stars High School or less Southwest
Supervisors of Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers
29.97
$29.97  
three stars High School or less Southwest
Foundry Mold and Coremakers
20.56
$20.56   Refers to MN wage data. Regional data is not available.
three stars High School or less Southwest
Physical Therapist Assistants
30.18
$30.18  
three stars Associate's degree Southwest
Clinical and Counseling Psychologists
50.18
$50.18  
three stars Graduate degree (any type) Southwest
Biological Technicians
23.82
$23.82  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Respiratory Therapists
39.64
$39.64  
three stars Associate's degree Southwest
Food Scientists
40.49
$40.49  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Machine Feeders and Offbearers
22.76
$22.76  
three stars High School or less Southwest
Manufactured Building and Mobile Home Installers
19.77
$19.77   Refers to MN wage data. Regional data is not available.
three stars High School or less Southwest
Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters
22.73
$22.73  
three stars High School or less Southwest
Woodworking Machine Operators
21.19
$21.19  
three stars High School or less Southwest
Millwrights
31.90
$31.90  
three stars High School or less Southwest
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Helpers
19.76
$19.76  
three stars High School or less Southwest
Network and Computer Systems Administrators
44.98
$44.98  
three stars Bachelor's degree Southwest
Occupational Therapy Assistants
28.79
$28.79  
three stars Associate's degree Southwest
Chemical Technicians
25.03
$25.03  
three stars High School or less Southwest
 
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