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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 $11.99
Nurse Practitioners 25.8% 144 $50.79
Personal Care Aides 25.8% 2170 $11.26
Massage Therapists 24% 107 $19.89
Physical Therapists 23.1% 190 $37.45
Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators 20% 232 $18.29
Web Developers 18.5% 114 $30.59
Computer Systems Analysts 18% 423 $42.77
Medical Assistants 17.9% 333 $17.44
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 17.3% 150 $17.28
Personal Financial Advisors 16.6% 212 $42.31
Industrial Machinery Mechanics 16.3% 249 $25.21
Medical and Health Services Managers 14.9% 256 $45.78
Self-Enrichment Education Teachers 14.9% 253 $15.27
Medical Laboratory Technicians 14.9% 120 $21.51
Mental Health Counselors 14.7% 114 $21.65
Computer and Information Systems Managers 14.4% 263 $61.27
Social and Human Service Assistants 14.1% 527 $15.7
Market Research Analysts 13.2% 315 $30.42
Medical Secretaries 13% 208 $19
Medical Laboratory Technologists 12.9% 128 $31.33
Recreation Workers 12.1% 258 $11.73
Dental Hygienists 11.9% 131 $34.86
Bus and Truck Mechanics 11.9% 193 $22.24
Registered Nurses 11.8% 2011 $34.96
Dental Assistants 11.7% 200 $21.38
Licensed Practical Nurses 11.3% 720 $20.68
Restaurant Cooks 11.2% 906 $11.71
Radiologic Technologists 10.7% 115 $30.47
Insurance Sales Agents 10.6% 308 $29.35
Electricians 10.6% 287 $29.17
Applications Software Developers 10.3% 297 $43.83
Social and Community Service Managers 10.2% 119 $34.36
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 10.1% 116 $33.69
Machinists 10% 432 $22.16
Supervisors of Personal Service Workers 9.9% 131 $16.88
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 9.8% 120 $21.41
Construction Laborers 9.4% 409 $19.26
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 9.2% 120 $10.61
Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers 9.1% 142 $27.54
Computer User Support Specialists 9.1% 288 $24.57
Management Analysts 8.5% 326 $36.72
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers 8.3% 2598 $9.09
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 8.3% 206 $33.08
Nursing Assistants 8.2% 918 $13.52
Construction and Maintenance Painters 8.1% 159 $18.73
Nonrestaurant Food Servers 7.9% 217 $11.18
Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 7.3% 562 $14.31
Carpenters 7.2% 370 $22.67
Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 7.1% 257 $10.25

 

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