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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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Upper Minnesota Valley Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
17.41
$17.41 
High school diploma or equivalent
Central General Office Clerks
14.12
$14.12 
High school diploma or equivalent
Southwest Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers
21.55
$21.55 
College certificate
7 County Twin Cities Accountants and Auditors
30.16
$30.16 
Bachelor's degree
Northwest Industrial Engineering Technicians
20.37
$20.37 
Associate's degree
Headwaters Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers
22.55
$22.55 
College certificate
Arrowhead Sewing Machine Operators
10.36
$10.36 
Less than high school
West Central General Office Clerks
13.24
$13.24 
High school diploma or equivalent
Headwaters General Office Clerks
13.27
$13.27 
High school diploma or equivalent
North Central Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
15.48
$15.48 
High school diploma or equivalent
 
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