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Labor Market - Occupations Heatmap

Identify high growth and high demand occupations in the Minnesota labor market. The average annual growth, total openings, and median salary of occupations in each Economic Development Region (EDR) are divided into three heat map colors based on quartiles allowing the user to graphically sort the data. The usual educational level required to work in each occupation is also shown.

Hovering over a region on the Minnesota map shows the counties in each region. You can filter by EDR, career cluster, and program of study.


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               > 75th Percentile
               >= 25th Percentile and <= 75th Percentile
               < 25th Percentile
Data shown in the below heatmap are the employment outlook projections for 2014-2024.
Occupations Projected Growth Rate
  • Over 8.7 %
  • -2.0 % and 8.7 %
  • Less than -2.0 %
Projected Total Openings
  • Over 200
  • 12 and 200
  • Less than 12
Annual Median Salary
  • Over $60,597
  • $33,643 and $60,597
  • Less than $33,643
Education Requirements
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians 0.034 3.4 % Mid-range 520 520 Top quartile 38870 $38,870 Mid-range 2 Associate degree
Agricultural Inspectors -0.006 -0.6 % Mid-range 80 80 Mid-range 42913 $42,913 Mid-range 3 Bachelor's degree
Biological Technicians 0.056 5.6 % Mid-range 360 360 Top quartile 49122 $49,122 Mid-range 3 Bachelor's degree
Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products 0.037 3.7 % Mid-range 80 80 Mid-range 60184 $60,184 Mid-range 3 Bachelor's degree
Source: Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED)