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Explore the Job Market

Researching the job market will make your job search more effective.

Find information about the job market in Minnesota below. To find information about the job market elsewhere in the United States, visit CareerOneStop.

Salary Information
Find wages for jobs in Minnesota.

Compare Cost of Living
Are you considering a job in a new location?  Use this tool to find the salary (or wage) you would need to maintain a similar lifestyle if you move.

Research Employers
Need to know more about a career or employer? Get the facts before contacting employers.

Occupations in Demand
What occupations are in demand in your region? Learn what these occupations pay and what education or training is needed.

Regional Careers in Demand
Are you exploring jobs close to home? View lists of current and future hot jobs in different regions of the state.

Minnesota Job Vacancies
What jobs are employers hiring for most? Find out which occupational groups are in demand and which have fewer openings at the moment.

Industry Sites
Explore what is happening within Minnesota's industries. Find industry-specific information to research careers, learn about training options, and find Minnesota job openings.