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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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Total Openings And Median Salary

               > 75th Percentile
               >= 25th Percentile and <= 75th Percentile
               < 25th Percentile
Data shown in the below heatmap are the employment outlook projections for 2012-2022.
Occupations Growth Rate
  • Well Above Average
  • Above Average
  • Average
  • Below Average
  • Well Below Average
Total Openings
  • Over 270
  • 29 and 270
  • Less than 29
Median Salary
  • Over $61,102
  • $33,228 and $61,102
  • Less than $33,228
Usual Education Level
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians 4 Below Average 310 310 Top quartile 38216 $38,216 Mid-range 2 Associate degree
Agricultural Inspectors 2 Well Below Average 80 80 Mid-range 44994 $44,994 Mid-range 3 Bachelor's degree
Biological Technicians 5 Above Average 430 430 Top quartile 48184 $48,184 Mid-range 3 Bachelor's degree
Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products 3 Average 90 90 Mid-range 66608 $66,608 Top quartile 1 Lower than associate degree
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products 4 Below Average 60 60 Mid-range 30797 $30,797 Bottom quartile 1 Lower than associate degree
Source: Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED)