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Occupations in Demand

What manufacturing jobs are in demand in my region?

Are you exploring manufacturing jobs close to home? Learn more about job availability and wages for manufacturing careers in your region. The following manufacturing 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 shows how occupations compare in terms of possible openings in order from high to low.
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Region Sort ascending There are 13 Economic Development Regions in Minnesota.
Training and Development Specialists
Bachelor's degree West Central
Power Plant Operators
$34.15  Refers to MN wage data. Regional data is not available.
High school diploma or equivalent West Central
General and Operations Managers
Bachelor's degree West Central
Marketing Managers
Bachelor's degree West Central
Sales Managers
Bachelor's degree West Central
Computer and Information Systems Managers
Bachelor's degree West Central
Industrial Production Managers
Bachelor's degree West Central
Architectural and Engineering Managers
Bachelor's degree West Central
Purchasing Agents
High school diploma or equivalent West Central
Human Resources Specialists
Bachelor's degree West Central
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