See the top 30 jobs in demand right now in Minnesota

If you're actively looking for a job, CareerForce has a regularly updated listing of the types of positions that are being hired for the most often.

The Top 30 Jobs in Demand list from CareerForce in Minnesota.

St. Paul – The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) is working to connect Minnesotans who need work right now with employers who are hiring. One of the ways they do this is through posting a regularly updated list of the top 30 types of jobs being hired for in Minnesota. You can see this list at

"COVID-19 has brought unprecedented challenges to Minnesotans and our businesses," said DEED Commissioner Steve Grove. "Despite these challenges, companies in many fields are hiring. DEED and our workforce development partners in CareerForce can help people looking for work now."

In the listing of the top 30 jobs in demand on the website, people can see:

  • A short job description with a link to a page with more information and a video about the job
  • Wage range information specific to Minnesota
  • Current job openings that are sortable by geographic area to help people find work near them

Among the top posted positions right now in Minnesota are 3,203 job postings for Registered Nurses (RNs) ($32.66 to $45.62 per hour), 2,387 job postings for Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) ($14.90 to $19.29 per hour) and 2,283 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers ($16.99 to $27.07 per hour).
CareerForce is the state's official career exploration and job search resource and is available to help Minnesotans at no cost to them.

Call 651-259-7501 to be connected with a local CareerForce location or visit to find contact information for a CareerForce location near you.


The CareerForce website boasts a clean, easy to read design with information you can access and use with ease.

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