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Minnesota Growing Careers

What are the fastest-growing jobs in Minnesota?

These 50 careers are expected to grow at a faster rate than others from 2014 to 2024.

Career Percent Growth Sort ascending Projected Annual Openings Median hourly wage
Home Health Aides 30.1% 1619 $12.79
Nurse Practitioners 25.8% 144 $52.03
Personal Care Aides 25.8% 2170 $11.69
Massage Therapists 24% 107 $21.43
Physical Therapists 23.1% 190 $38.38
Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators 20% 232 $20.2
Web Developers 18.5% 114 $31.45
Computer Systems Analysts 18% 423 $43.69
Medical Assistants 17.9% 333 $18.38
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 17.3% 150 $17.8
Personal Financial Advisors 16.6% 212 $43.45
Industrial Machinery Mechanics 16.3% 249 $25.92
Medical and Health Services Managers 14.9% 256 $47
Self-Enrichment Education Teachers 14.9% 253 $17.21
Medical Laboratory Technicians 14.9% 120 $21.86
Mental Health Counselors 14.7% 114 $22.67
Computer and Information Systems Managers 14.4% 263 $63.54
Social and Human Service Assistants 14.1% 527 $15.43
Market Research Analysts 13.2% 315 $31.32
Medical Secretaries 13% 208 $19.96
Medical Laboratory Technologists 12.9% 128 $32.02
Recreation Workers 12.1% 258 $12.72
Dental Hygienists 11.9% 131 $35.19
Bus and Truck Mechanics 11.9% 193 $23.44
Registered Nurses 11.8% 2011 $36.25
Dental Assistants 11.7% 200 $23.02
Licensed Practical Nurses 11.3% 720 $21.34
Restaurant Cooks 11.2% 906 $12.64
Radiologic Technologists 10.7% 115 $30.92
Insurance Sales Agents 10.6% 308 $29.19
Electricians 10.6% 287 $32.46
Applications Software Developers 10.3% 297 $44.12
Social and Community Service Managers 10.2% 119 $35.73
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 10.1% 116 $36.93
Machinists 10% 432 $23
Supervisors of Personal Service Workers 9.9% 131 $17.74
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 9.8% 120 $22.07
Construction Laborers 9.4% 409 $21.35
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 9.2% 120 $10.93
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers 9.1% 142 $28.48
Computer User Support Specialists 9.1% 288 $25.15
Management Analysts 8.5% 326 $38.01
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers 8.3% 2598 $9.85
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 8.3% 206 $34.08
Nursing Assistants 8.2% 918 $14.77
Construction and Maintenance Painters 8.1% 159 $20.47
Nonrestaurant Food Servers 7.9% 217 $11.73
Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 7.3% 562 $15.73
Carpenters 7.2% 370 $23.07
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 7.1% 257 $10.74

 

Source: Department of Employment and Economic Development, Employment Outlook Tool