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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 Sort descending 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 
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Education Required 
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West Central Industrial Machinery Mechanics
24.52
$24.52 
High school diploma or equivalent
North Central Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators
24.74
$24.74 
High school diploma or equivalent
7 County Twin Cities Industrial Machinery Mechanics
24.90
$24.90 
High school diploma or equivalent
Southwest Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators
24.93
$24.93 
High school diploma or equivalent
Central Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers
25.01
$25.01 
College certificate
West Central Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers
25.06
$25.06 
College certificate
East Central Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
25.27
$25.27 
High school diploma or equivalent
Southeast Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers
25.46
$25.46 
College certificate
7 County Twin Cities Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
25.48
$25.48 
College certificate
Southeast Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators
25.82
$25.82 
High school diploma or equivalent
 
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