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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.

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.
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7 County Twin Cities Architectural and Engineering Managers
61.90
$61.90 
Bachelor's degree
7 County Twin Cities Purchasing Managers
50.67
$50.67 
Bachelor's degree
7 County Twin Cities Industrial Production Managers
47.19
$47.19 
Bachelor's degree
7 County Twin Cities Computer and Information Systems Managers
56.89
$56.89 
Bachelor's degree
7 County Twin Cities Sales Managers
53.73
$53.73 
Bachelor's degree
7 County Twin Cities Marketing Managers
57.84
$57.84 
Bachelor's degree
7 County Twin Cities Freight and Stock Laborers
13.02
$13.02 
Less than high school
7 County Twin Cities Light Truck or Delivery Drivers
17.40
$17.40 
High school diploma or equivalent
7 County Twin Cities Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
22.30
$22.30 
High school diploma or equivalent
7 County Twin Cities Supervisors of Transportation and Material-Moving Workers
27.04
$27.04 
High school diploma or equivalent
 
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