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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 Click to sort the table by this column 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.
Current
Demand
Indicator 
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.
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Education Required 
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Headwaters Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Helpers
12.47
$12.47 
High school diploma or equivalent
Headwaters Industrial Machinery Mechanics
15.35
$15.35 
High school diploma or equivalent
Headwaters Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
24.17
$24.17 
High school diploma or equivalent
Arrowhead Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators
26.22
$26.22 
High school diploma or equivalent
Arrowhead Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Helpers
11.16
$11.16 
High school diploma or equivalent
Arrowhead Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers
32.82
$32.82 
High school diploma or equivalent
Arrowhead Industrial Machinery Mechanics
30.99
$30.99 
High school diploma or equivalent
Arrowhead Control and Valve Installers and Repairers
27.29
$27.29 
High school diploma or equivalent
Arrowhead Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
29.75
$29.75 
High school diploma or equivalent
Arrowhead Electricians
32.30
$32.30 
High school diploma or equivalent
 
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