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Occupations in Demand

What energy jobs are in demand in my region?

Are you exploring energy jobs close to home? Learn more about job availability and wages for energy careers in your region. The following energy careers are currently in demand in various regions across the state. The regions represented are the 13 economic development regions 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.

Region Click to sort the table by this column There are 13 Economic Development Regions in Minnesota.
Occupation Title Sort descending Wage Click to sort the table by this column 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.
Click to sort the table by this column Current demand indicator shows how occupations compare in terms of possible openings in order from high to low.
Education Required 
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West Central Mechanical Engineers
Bachelor's degree
Southwest Central Mechanical Engineers
Bachelor's degree
7 County Twin Cities Mechanical Engineers
Bachelor's degree
East Central Mechanical Engineers
Bachelor's degree
Central Mechanical Engineers
Bachelor's degree
Southwest Mechanical Engineers
Bachelor's degree
South Central Mechanical Engineers
Bachelor's degree
Southeast Mechanical Engineers
Bachelor's degree
Upper Minnesota Valley Mechanical Engineers
Bachelor's degree
East Central Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
High school diploma or equivalent
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