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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 Click to sort the table by this column 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 
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Southeast Computer Systems Analysts
28.21
$28.21 
Bachelor's degree
North Central Accountants and Auditors
33.06
$33.06 
Bachelor's degree
Central Accountants and Auditors
28.24
$28.24 
Bachelor's degree
Upper Minnesota Valley Accountants and Auditors
25.82
$25.82 
Bachelor's degree
Southwest General Office Clerks
11.60
$11.60 
High school diploma or equivalent
7 County Twin Cities Wholesale and Manufacturing Sales Representatives
32.78
$32.78 
High school diploma or equivalent
North Central Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Operators
11.47
$11.47 
High school diploma or equivalent
Central Applications Software Developers
38.03
$38.03 
Bachelor's degree
7 County Twin Cities Sales Managers
53.73
$53.73 
Bachelor's degree
Arrowhead Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers
28.40
$28.40 
College certificate
 
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