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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.
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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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Southeast Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers
25.46
$25.46 
College certificate
Southeast Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
23.03
$23.03 
College certificate
7 County Twin Cities Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers
27.88
$27.88 
College certificate
7 County Twin Cities Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
25.48
$25.48 
College certificate
7 County Twin Cities Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay Electrical and Electronics Repairers
35.13
$35.13 
College certificate
Central Industrial Engineering Technicians
24.17
$24.17 
Associate's degree
North Central Construction Managers
34.76
$34.76 
Associate's degree
7 County Twin Cities Industrial Engineering Technicians
26.40
$26.40 
Associate's degree
West Central Industrial Engineering Technicians
17.94
$17.94 
Associate's degree
Arrowhead Construction Managers
39.50
$39.50 
Associate's degree
 
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