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Occupations in Demand in all Twin Cities Region and Minneapolis Growing Industries, Spring 2007

Occupational Code

Occupation Title

Current Demand Score

2004-2014 Projected Employment Growth (%)

Main Source of Training

10th Percentile Wage (4Q, 2006)

25th Percentile Wage (4Q, 2006)

172000

Engineers

9

   

$24.58

$29.35

172031

Biomedical Engineers

 

41.3

Bachelor's degree

$20.71

$25.50

172051

Civil Engineers

 

15.9

Bachelor's degree

$22.33

$26.31

172061

Computer Hardware Engineers

 

15.9

Bachelor's degree

$26.98

$32.50

172071

Electrical Engineers

 

15.2

Bachelor's degree

$25.52

$31.14

172072

Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

 

8.0

Bachelor's degree

$22.30

$30.43

172112

Industrial Engineers

 

22.7

Bachelor's degree

$25.07

$29.61

172141

Mechanical Engineers

 

12.7

Bachelor's degree

$24.49

$27.76

172199

Engineers, All Other

 

14.7

Bachelor's degree

$30.16

$37.09

291000

Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners

9

   

$23.45

$27.21

291041

Optometrists

 

19.4

First professional degree

$32.68

$41.41

291051

Pharmacists

 

23.3

First professional degree

$39.51

$43.43

291062

Family and General Practitioners

 

23.9

First professional degree

$49.91

$58.77

291069

Physicians and Surgeons, All Other

 

23.0

First professional degree

$23.67

$62.80

291111

Registered Nurses

 

27.5

Associate degree

$23.85

$26.67

291122

Occupational Therapists

 

21.6

Bachelor's degree

$19.86

$22.86

291123

Physical Therapists

 

20.7

Master's degree

$18.05

$24.53

291126

Respiratory Therapists

 

25.1

Associate degree

$20.91

$23.79

112000

Advertising, Marketing, Promotions, Public Relations, and Sales Managers

8

   

$31.38

$40.14

112021

Marketing Managers

 

18.6

Bachelor's or higher degree, plus work experience

$34.95

$42.63

112022

Sales Managers

 

18.1

Bachelor's or higher degree, plus work experience

$29.26

$39.45

112031

Public Relations Managers

 

15.9

Bachelor's or higher degree, plus work experience

$29.88

$35.40

132000

Financial Specialists

8

   

$18.37

$21.73

132011

Accountants and Auditors

 

18.8

Bachelor's degree

$19.23

$22.03

132021

Appraisers and Assessors of Real Estate

 

24.4

Postsecondary vocational award

$18.04

$21.31

132041

Credit Analysts

 

3.2

Bachelor's degree

$18.76

$21.77

132051

Financial Analysts

 

16.5

Bachelor's degree

$19.88

$24.94

132052

Personal Financial Advisors

 

18.0

Bachelor's degree

$16.37

$19.38

132053

Insurance Underwriters

 

8.6

Bachelor's degree

$18.79

$22.00

132072

Loan Officers

 

10.6

Bachelor's degree

$15.29

$19.43

132099

Financial Specialists, All Other

 

16.7

Bachelor's degree

$18.91

$21.56

272000

Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers

8

   

$7.80

$11.41

292000

Health Technologists and Technicians

8

   

$12.68

$15.65

292011

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists

 

28.2

Bachelor's degree

$15.50

$19.69

292012

Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians

 

29.0

Associate degree

$13.02

$15.35

292021

Dental Hygienists

 

36.8

Associate degree

$30.19

$31.74

292034

Radiologic Technologists and Technicians

 

27.5

Associate degree

$17.39

$21.39

292041

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

 

27.1

Postsecondary vocational award

$11.88

$14.37

292052

Pharmacy Technicians

 

28.5

Postsecondary vocational award

$10.50

$12.21

292055

Surgical Technologists

 

29.2

Postsecondary vocational award

$16.73

$19.16

292056

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

 

27.5

Associate degree

$8.23

$11.58

292061

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

 

12.1

Postsecondary vocational award

$15.55

$17.21

292071

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

 

30.2

Associate degree

$11.08

$12.87

292081

Opticians, Dispensing

 

13.7

Long-term on-the-job training

$10.92

$13.90

119000

Other Management Occupations

7

   

$19.24

$27.10

119021

Construction Managers

 

9.6

Bachelor's degree

$28.73

$34.57

119031

Education Administrators, Preschool and Child Care Center/Program

 

15.5

Bachelor's or higher degree, plus work experience

$15.08

$16.55

119032

Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School

 

5.0

Bachelor's or higher degree, plus work experience

NA

NA

119033

Education Administrators, Postsecondary

 

16.7

Bachelor's or higher degree, plus work experience

$24.01

$31.87

119041

Engineering Managers

 

15.5

Bachelor's or higher degree, plus work experience

$37.45

$43.63

119051

Food Service Managers

 

16.2

Postsecondary vocational award

$13.95

$16.93

119081

Lodging Managers

 

10.0

Postsecondary vocational award

$12.89

$16.79

119111

Medical and Health Services Managers

 

21.3

Bachelor's or higher degree, plus work experience

$26.16

$31.77

119141

Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers

 

22.4

Bachelor's degree

$11.57

$16.75

119151

Social and Community Service Managers

 

21.3

Bachelor's degree

$19.65

$22.78

119199

Managers, All Other

 

14.0

Work experience in a related occupation

$29.43

$36.88

151000

Computer Specialists

7

   

$20.62

$26.16

151021

Computer Programmers

 

-2.7

Bachelor's degree

$21.96

$26.73

151031

Computer Software Engineers, Applications

 

45.1

Bachelor's degree

$25.68

$31.22

151032

Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software

 

43.5

Bachelor's degree

$26.73

$32.22

151041

Computer Support Specialists

 

20.2

Associate degree

$15.46

$18.73

151051

Computer Systems Analysts

 

28.8

Bachelor's degree

$23.49

$27.82

151061

Database Administrators

 

35.1

Bachelor's degree

$20.09

$25.90

151071

Network and Computer Systems Administrators

 

33.9

Bachelor's degree

$21.17

$25.59

151081

Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts

 

51.6

Bachelor's degree

$23.32

$29.05

151099

Computer Specialists, All Other

 

19.5

Associate degree

$20.09

$24.32

171000

Architects, Surveyors, and Cartographers

7

   

$19.54

$24.09

171011

Architects, Except Landscape and Naval

 

20.7

Bachelor's degree

$21.86

$25.75

191000

Life Scientists

7

   

$16.98

$21.73

191042

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

 

35.9

Doctoral degree

$16.00

$18.35

193000

Social Scientists and Related Workers

7

   

$19.40

$23.86

193021

Market Research Analysts

 

17.9

Bachelor's degree

$20.50

$24.93

193031

Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists

 

21.3

Master's degree

$18.13

$22.56

212000

Religious Workers

7

   

$7.28

$14.80

251000

Postsecondary Teachers

7

   

$13.46

$18.22

251194

Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary

 

33.6

Varies

$13.14

$16.13

251199

Postsecondary Teachers, All Other

 

22.3

Varies

NA

NA

311000

Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides

7

   

$9.84

$11.17

311011

Home Health Aides

 

47.7

Short-term on-the-job training

$9.51

$10.33

311012

Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants

 

12.0

Short-term on-the-job training

$10.59

$12.01

319091

Dental Assistants

 

36.2

Postsecondary vocational award

$15.41

$18.09

393000

Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers

7

   

$6.26

$7.30

393091

Amusement and Recreation Attendants

 

20.5

Short-term on-the-job training

$6.47

$7.49

399000

Other Personal Care and Service Workers

7

   

$7.94

$9.42

399011

Child Care Workers

 

6.2

Short-term on-the-job training

$7.20

$7.84

399021

Personal and Home Care Aides

 

45.2

Short-term on-the-job training

$9.02

$9.64

399031

Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors

 

17.3

Postsecondary vocational award

$8.12

$9.79

399032

Recreation Workers

 

16.7

Associate degree

$7.47

$8.81

412000

Retail Sales Workers

7

   

$7.30

$8.09

412011

Cashiers

 

0.6

Short-term on-the-job training

$7.34

$8.01

412021

Counter and Rental Clerks

 

18.3

Short-term on-the-job training

$6.52

$7.71

412022

Parts Salespersons

 

-9.7

Moderate-term on-the-job training

$10.04

$12.80

412031

Retail Salespersons

 

16.1

Short-term on-the-job training

$7.31

$8.14

413000

Sales Representatives, Services

7

   

$15.65

$19.84

413011

Advertising Sales Agents

 

10.7

Postsecondary vocational award

$13.21

$17.88

413021

Insurance Sales Agents

 

6.1

Bachelor's degree

$18.66

$21.06

413031

Securities, Commodities, and Financial Services Sales Agents

 

11.9

Bachelor's degree

$16.76

$21.46

413041

Travel Agents

 

-3.0

Postsecondary vocational award

$12.30

$14.22

413099

Sales Representatives, Services, All Other

 

17.2

Postsecondary vocational award

$15.86

$20.32

533000

Motor Vehicle Operators

7

   

$9.19

$11.92

533021

Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity

 

19.1

Moderate-term on-the-job training

$13.56

$16.38

533022

Bus Drivers, School

 

6.5

Short-term on-the-job training

$11.92

$12.87

533031

Driver/Sales Workers

 

20.3

Short-term on-the-job training

$6.18

$7.37

533032

Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer

 

14.5

Moderate-term on-the-job training

$14.58

$17.06

533033

Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services

 

12.5

Short-term on-the-job training

$9.61

$11.06

533099

Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other

 

8.7

Short-term on-the-job training

$7.20

$7.84

113000

Operations Specialties Managers

6

   

$29.76

$37.00

113011

Administrative Services Managers

 

12.1

Bachelor's or higher degree, plus work experience

$24.95

$30.60

113021

Computer and Information Systems Managers

 

23.7

Bachelor's or higher degree, plus work experience

$34.55

$41.95

113031

Financial Managers

 

14.9

Bachelor's or higher degree, plus work experience

$31.57

$39.20

113049

Human Resources Managers, All Other

 

13.9

Bachelor's or higher degree, plus work experience

$29.79

$36.53

113051

Industrial Production Managers

 

2.7

Bachelor's degree

$27.32

$33.38

113071

Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers

 

12.5

Work experience in a related occupation

$24.88

$30.52

131000

Business Operations Specialists

6

   

$16.53

$20.25

131022

Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products

 

8.7

Bachelor's degree

$18.08

$21.03

131023

Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products

 

7.3

Bachelor's degree

$18.80

$21.57

131031

Claims Adjusters, Examiners, and Investigators

 

16.2

Long-term on-the-job training

$14.57

$16.86

131041

Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction, Health and Safety, and Transportation

 

14.1

Long-term on-the-job training

$19.85

$23.35

131051

Cost Estimators

 

17.8

Postsecondary vocational award

$19.37

$23.32

131071

Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists

 

28.5

Bachelor's degree

$14.94

$17.75

131072

Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists

 

19.0

Bachelor's degree

$16.93

$20.01

131073

Training and Development Specialists

 

18.1

Bachelor's degree

$17.60

$21.22

131079

Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations Specialists

 

24.1

Bachelor's degree

$16.72

$20.25

131111

Management Analysts

 

19.8

Bachelor's or higher degree, plus work experience

$19.93

$25.52

131121

Meeting and Convention Planners

 

20.5

Bachelor's degree

$16.16

$19.06

131199

Business Operations Specialists, All Other

 

27.6

Bachelor's degree

$15.72

$19.52

194000

Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians

6

   

$13.61

$16.13

194091

Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health

 

22.4

Associate degree

$14.55

$16.00

271000

Art and Design Workers

6

   

$11.74

$15.54

271011

Art Directors

 

11.4

Bachelor's or higher degree, plus work experience

$19.06

$25.68

271024

Graphic Designers

 

15.7

Bachelor's degree

$15.08

$17.94

273000

Media and Communication Workers

6

   

$13.59

$18.21

273031

Public Relations Specialists

 

18.8

Bachelor's degree

$14.98

$18.94

273041

Editors

 

8.3

Bachelor's degree

$15.69

$18.56

339000

Other Protective Service Workers

6

   

$9.12

$10.32

339032

Security Guards

 

5.9

Short-term on-the-job training

$9.32

$10.27

339099

Protective Service Workers, All Other

 

9.6

Short-term on-the-job training

$10.80

$12.70

395000

Personal Appearance Workers

6

   

$8.03

$9.71

395011

Barbers

 

NA

Postsecondary vocational award

$9.83

$11.42

395012

Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists

 

17.7

Postsecondary vocational award

$9.43

$10.76

395092

Manicurists and Pedicurists

 

NA

Postsecondary vocational award

$7.01

$7.85

395094

Skin Care Specialists

 

30.8

Postsecondary vocational award

$9.19

$10.24

411000

Supervisors, Sales Workers

6

   

$11.85

$15.20

411011

First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers

 

5.9

Work experience in a related occupation

$10.67

$13.28

411012

First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales Workers

 

4.7

Work experience in a related occupation

$23.05

$28.76

492000

Electrical and Electronic Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers

6

   

$13.73

$17.29

492011

Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers

 

-1.6

Postsecondary vocational award

$13.16

$15.80

493000

Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers

6

   

$12.21

$15.78

493031

Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

 

13.8

Postsecondary vocational award

$15.19

$18.05

493042

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

 

8.6

Postsecondary vocational award

$17.30

$20.19

514000

Metal Workers and Plastic Workers

6

   

$11.76

$14.62

514011

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

 

0.3

Postsecondary vocational award

$12.37

$14.70

514022

Forging Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

 

1.4

Moderate-term on-the-job training

$13.27

$14.85

514031

Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

 

-16.3

Moderate-term on-the-job training

$10.34

$12.48

514033

Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

 

-13.2

Moderate-term on-the-job training

$11.92

$14.04

514034

Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

 

-11.9

Moderate-term on-the-job training

$14.34

$15.72

514041

Machinists

 

3.3

Postsecondary vocational award

$14.22

$17.08

514072

Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

 

-10.2

Moderate-term on-the-job training

$9.78

$11.65

514081

Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

 

-0.3

Moderate-term on-the-job training

$13.20

$15.87

514111

Tool and Die Makers

 

-3.8

Postsecondary vocational award

$17.03

$20.19

514121

Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

 

0.0

Postsecondary vocational award

$13.91

$16.40

514193

Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

 

0.8

Moderate-term on-the-job training

$8.65

$10.94

531000

Supervisors, Transportation and Material Moving Workers

6

   

$15.30

$19.02

531021

First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand

 

8.6

Work experience in a related occupation

$15.10

$18.31

531031

First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators

 

15.9

Work experience in a related occupation

$15.51

$19.60

231000

Lawyers, Judges, and Related Workers

5

   

$27.63

$38.65

231011

Lawyers

 

13.4

First professional degree

$27.46

$38.79

254000

Librarians, Curators, and Archivists

5

   

$14.67

$17.79

414000

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing

5

   

$15.62

$20.92

414011

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products

 

14.4

Associate degree

$22.33

$27.13

414012

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products

 

10.3

Postsecondary vocational award

$14.82

$19.76

419031

Sales Engineers

 

12.9

Bachelor's degree

$24.49

$29.10

419099

Sales and Related Workers, All Other

 

12.8

Moderate-term on-the-job training

$8.90

$13.82

111000

Top Executives

5

   

$22.69

$32.96

111021

General and Operations Managers

 

15.9

Bachelor's or higher degree, plus work experience

$22.66

$31.82

192000

Physical Scientists

5

   

$19.44

$23.92

211000

Counselors, Social Workers, and Other Community and Social Service Specialists

5

   

$11.90

$14.11

211012

Educational, Vocational, and School Counselors

 

14.9

Master's degree

$12.23

$15.25

211021

Child, Family, and School Social Workers

 

19.2

Bachelor's degree

$14.12

$17.28

211023

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers

 

28.0

Master's degree

$14.19

$17.01

232000

Legal Support Workers

5

   

$15.63

$18.61

232011

Paralegals and Legal Assistants

 

25.2

Associate degree

$15.83

$18.59

252000

Primary, Secondary, and Special Education School Teachers

5

       

252041

Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten

 

18.3

Bachelor's degree

   

253000

Other Teachers and Instructors

5

   

$11.41

$15.45

253099

Teachers and Instructors, All Other

 

15.2

Bachelor's degree

$13.44

$16.74

472000

Construction Trades Workers

5

   

$15.25

$19.68

472021

Brickmasons and Blockmasons

 

15.3

Long-term on-the-job training

$19.78

$24.44

472061

Construction Laborers

 

4.3

Moderate-term on-the-job training

$12.90

$17.77

472073

Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment

 

14.3

Long-term on-the-job training

$19.15

$22.84

472152

Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

 

16.9

Long-term on-the-job training

$18.18

$23.15

472211

Sheet Metal Workers

 

13.3

Long-term on-the-job training

$15.53

$19.67

474000

Other Construction and Related Workers

5

   

$14.95

$19.38

491000

Supervisors of Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers

5

   

$18.18

$22.61

491011

First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers

 

11.0

Work experience in a related occupation

$18.18

$22.61

173000

Drafters, Engineering, and Mapping Technicians

     

$17.43

$20.25

173027

Mechanical Engineering Technicians

 

17.9

Associate degree

$17.94

$20.39

173029

Engineering Technicians, Exc. Drafters, All Other

 

14.7

Associate degree

$18.80

$21.51

333000

Law Enforcement Workers

     

$17.52

$20.57

333051

Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers

 

19.9

Associate degree

$20.55

$23.79

499000

Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations

     

$12.46

$15.81

499042

Maintenance and Repair Workers, General

 

13.8

Postsecondary vocational award

$12.80

$15.58

Last updated Sep. 27, 2011