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Occupations in Demand

What IT jobs are in demand in my region?

Are you exploring IT jobs close to home? Learn more about job availability and wages for IT careers in your region. The following IT 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 Sort descending 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.
Typical
Education Required 
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Northwest Computer Programmers
36.73
$36.73 
Bachelor's degree
Northwest Network and Computer Systems Administrators
31.83
$31.83 
Bachelor's degree
Northwest Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
19.44
$19.44 
College certificate
South Central Network and Computer Systems Administrators
30.10
$30.10 
Bachelor's degree
South Central Database Administrators
27.44
$27.44 
Bachelor's degree
South Central Systems Software Developers
46.37
$46.37 
Bachelor's degree
South Central Applications Software Developers
37.79
$37.79 
Bachelor's degree
South Central Computer Programmers
25.90
$25.90 
Bachelor's degree
South Central Medical Records and Health Information Technicians
17.50
$17.50 
College certificate
South Central Management Analysts
35.82
$35.82 
Bachelor's degree
 
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