1. Skip to content

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.

Occupation Title Wage 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
 Sort descending Current demand indicator shows how occupations compare in terms of possible openings in order from high to low.
Typical
Education Required
Region There are 13 Economic Development Regions in Minnesota.
Industrial Engineering Technicians
26.40
$26.40 
Associate's degree 7 County Twin Cities
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
25.48
$25.48 
College certificate 7 County Twin Cities
Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers
30.95
$30.95 
High school diploma or equivalent 7 County Twin Cities
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators
27.86
$27.86 
High school diploma or equivalent 7 County Twin Cities
Construction Managers
41.39
$41.39 
Associate's degree 7 County Twin Cities
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
23.03
$23.03 
College certificate Southeast
Chemical Plant and System Operators
26.81
$26.81 
High school diploma or equivalent 7 County Twin Cities
Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay Electrical and Electronics Repairers
35.13
$35.13 
College certificate 7 County Twin Cities
Electrical Engineers
41.27
$41.27 
Bachelor's degree Southeast
Mechanical Engineers
37.13
$37.13 
Bachelor's degree Southeast
 
1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9    10    More results