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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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 Sort ascending Current demand indicator shows how occupations compare in terms of possible openings in order from high to low.
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Region There are 13 Economic Development Regions in Minnesota.
Hand Packers and Packagers
9.05
$9.05 
Less than high school South Central
Accountants and Auditors
28.74
$28.74 
Bachelor's degree Central
Accountants and Auditors
29.26
$29.26 
Bachelor's degree North Central
Accountants and Auditors
24.88
$24.88 
Bachelor's degree Upper Minnesota Valley
Wholesale and Manufacturing Sales Representatives
32.64
$32.64 
High school diploma or equivalent 7 County Twin Cities
General Office Clerks
11.55
$11.55 
High school diploma or equivalent Southwest
Sales Managers
54.26
$54.26 
Bachelor's degree 7 County Twin Cities
Applications Software Developers
33.36
$33.36 
Bachelor's degree Central
Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Operators
11.73
$11.73 
High school diploma or equivalent North Central
Sales Managers
36.58
$36.58 
Bachelor's degree Southwest
 
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