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Minnesota Industries

Do you know what's happening within Minnesota industries?

Researching the industries Minnesota offers will make your job search more effective. Each of the industries listed below offers high pay, in-demand careers. Select the industry that most interests you to discover career options, learn about the skills and training needed, and find information about employers and jobs.

  • Agriculture
    Start your career in Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (AFNR) by exploring the pathways, planning your education, and using the interactive career exploration tools. Visit AFNR Careers to get started!
  • Energy
    Find energy career pathways at the Energy Center of Excellence.  Visit Energy Careers in Minnesota to learn more about careers and jobs in energy.
  • Engineering
    Did you know that the median annual salary for an engineer is close to $80,000? Most engineering jobs require a bachelor’s degree, while some require an associate’s degree or a high school diploma.

    Visit Engineering Careers in Minnesota to research engineering careers, learn about engineering education options, and find engineering jobs. You can also find high demand engineering careers at the Engineering Center of Excellence.
  • Health Care
    Health care is a significant segment of Minnesota's workforce that welcomes job seekers with all types of skills and interests. If you think a health care career is not for you, think again. Visit Health Care Careers in Minnesota to research careers in health care. Learn about education requirements and options. And find jobs in health care.
  • Information Technology (IT)
    Minnesota students, career explorers, and job seekers discover successful career paths in IT. Research IT careers, learn about IT education options, and find IT jobs.
  • Manufacturing
    Explore manufacturing careers in Minnesota. Discover the skills you need in manufacturing and find training options.
  • Transportation
    From automotive, aviation, diesel equipment, and trucks to marine and power sports, truck driving and more, Minnesota offers a wide variety of transportation careers.

    Research transportation careers, learn about transportation education options, and find transportation jobs on Transportation Careers in Minnesota.

To learn more about all industries, including the number of people employed in Minnesota, top employers, and related careers, browse all industries.