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Minnesota Growing Industries

What are the fastest-growing industries in Minnesota?

These 50 industries are expected to add more new jobs than others from 2012 to 2022.

Industry Percent Growth Sort ascending Projected Annual Openings
Social Assistance 33.5% 2,514
Construction of Buildings 31.8% 681
Ambulatory Health Care Services 25.5% 3,320
Specialty Trade Contractors 23.3% 1,392
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction 21.8% 296
Waste Management and Remediation Service 20.2% 126
Hospitals 18.9% 1,913
Funds, Trusts & Other Financial Vehicles 17.1% 43
Electronic Markets and Agents/Brokers 16.0% 373
Support Activities for Transportation 16.0% 111
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities 15.8% 1,632
Other Information Services 14.9% 28
Wood Product Manufacturing 14.5% 154
Professional and Technical Services 14.5% 1,890
Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores 12.7% 273
Administrative and Support Services 12.5% 1,570
Real Estate 11.7% 364
Repair and Maintenance 10.3% 208
Sporting Goods/Hobby/Book/Music Stores 10.2% 125
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing 10.1% 104
Financial Investment & Related Activity 9.5% 173
Educational Services 9.4% 515
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Mfg 9.2% 79
Textile Product Mills 8.8% 19
Amusement, Gambling & Recreation Ind 8.8% 356
Transit and Ground Passenger Transport 8.6% 115
Health and Personal Care Stores 8.5% 128
Mining (except Oil and Gas) 8.1% 49
Accommodation 7.9% 210
Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores 7.7% 65
Insurance Carriers & Related Activities 7.6% 485
Specialty Trade Contractors 7.6% 523
Building Material & Garden Supply Stores 6.9% 170
Museums, Parks and Historical Sites 6.9% 18
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing 6.8% 279
Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 6.2% 191
Performing Arts and Spectator Sports 5.9% 50
Truck Transportation 5.7% 137
Rental and Leasing Services 5.6% 38
Food Services and Drinking Places 4.6% 822
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods 4.5% 281
General Merchandise Stores 4.4% 276
Couriers and Messengers 3.7% 38
Crop Production 3.3% 25
Wood Product Manufacturing 3.3% 35
Credit Intermediation & Related Activity 3.2% 170
Personal and Laundry Services 3.1% 86
Ambulatory Health Care Services 3.1% 442
Management of Companies and Enterprises 2.9% 216
Furniture and Related Product Mfg 2.8% 24

 

Source: Department of Employment and Economic Development, Employment Outlook Tool