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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.
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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.
Sales Managers
30.20
$30.20 
Bachelor's degree West Central
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
17.72
$17.72 
High school diploma or equivalent West Central
Industrial Production Managers
35.95
$35.95 
Bachelor's degree West Central
Architectural and Engineering Managers
44.40
$44.40 
Bachelor's degree West Central
Purchasing Agents
24.43
$24.43 
High school diploma or equivalent West Central
Training and Development Specialists
18.87
$18.87 
Bachelor's degree West Central
Accountants and Auditors
28.39
$28.39 
Bachelor's degree West Central
Computer Systems Analysts
32.70
$32.70 
Bachelor's degree West Central
Applications Software Developers
29.93
$29.93 
Bachelor's degree West Central
Electronics Engineers
37.68
$37.68 
Bachelor's degree West Central
 
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