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Top 50 Fastest Growing Jobs in Minnesota

What professions added the most jobs in Minnesota? In this article we look into this issue from two angles. First we show the top 50 jobs that added the most workers from 2010 to 2014 (Table 1). Secondly we show the top 50 jobs that had the highest growth rate from year 2010 to 2014 (Table 2). The employment and salary information in Minnesota is computed from data published by BLS [1] in May 2015.

Table 1. 50 Fastest Growing Jobs in Minnesota

Table 1 shows the top 50 jobs that added the most workers from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014, the total employment in Minnesota increased from 2,562,450 to 2,730,020 with a net gain of 167,570. The profession that added the most jobs in the same period is the profession of personal care aides with 18,850 jobs added. It is followed by the profession of secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive with 18,850 job added.

Rank Job Description Jobs
2010 i
Jobs
2014 i
Change
# i
Change
% i
Salary
2014 i
1 All Occupations
2,562,450
2,730,020 167,570 6.54% $35,990
2 Personal Care Aides
41,600
60,450 18,850 45.31% $22,720
3 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
11,790
26,480 14,690 124.60% $37,050
4 Customer Service Representatives
40,350
54,030 13,680 33.90% $34,840
5 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
51,770
63,760 11,990 23.16% $17,660
6 Retail Salespersons
79,350
85,810 6,460 8.14% $19,630
7 General and Operations Managers
30,150
36,390 6,240 20.70% $90,060
8 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other
12,070
17,980 5,910 48.96% $51,350
9 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products
26,050
30,790 4,740 18.20% $60,460
10 Waiters and Waitresses
43,830
48,090 4,260 9.72% $19,130
11 Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists*
7,970
12,140 4,170 52.32% $68,630
12 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
32,710
36,770 4,060 12.41% $34,740
13 Helpers--Production Workers
7,990
11,730 3,740 46.81% $23,270
14 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand
30,120
33,760 3,640 12.08% $24,840
15 Childcare Workers
7,520
10,720 3,200 42.55% $20,430
16 Financial Managers
11,700
14,890 3,190 27.26% $106,520
17 Sales Managers
9,540
12,650 3,110 32.60% $98,890
18 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
16,970
20,050 3,080 18.15% $38,440
19 Chief Executives
5,460
8,470 3,010 55.13% $161,400
20 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
30,620
33,630 3,010 9.83% $38,180
21 Team Assemblers
17,920
20,670 2,750 15.35% $29,950
22 Construction Laborers
6,550
9,200 2,650 40.46% $44,640
23 Accountants and Auditors
21,940
24,490 2,550 11.62% $58,470
24 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
4,960
7,510 2,550 51.41% $31,770
25 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop
8,990
11,520 2,530 28.14% $17,990
26 Recreation Workers
4,980
7,470 2,490 50.00% $23,320
27 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
6,280
8,740 2,460 39.17% $61,540
28 Management Analysts
9,230
11,590 2,360 25.57% $79,200
29 Marketing Managers
5,190
7,530 2,340 45.09% $114,290
30 Bartenders
14,680
16,990 2,310 15.74% $18,410
31 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
8,670
10,980 2,310 26.64% $38,830
32 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
40,270
42,570 2,300 5.71% $24,030
33 Cooks, Restaurant
21,710
23,850 2,140 9.86% $22,980
34 Bus Drivers, School or Special Client
11,900
14,030 2,130 17.90% $29,910
35 Machinists
8,970
11,050 2,080 23.19% $42,070
36 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers
6,800
8,710 1,910 28.09% $34,700
37 Firefighters
3,880
5,740 1,860 47.94% $30,000
38 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators
7,720
9,470 1,750 22.67% $50,040
39 Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers
5,070
6,820 1,750 34.52% $30,220
40 Mechanical Engineers
5,040
6,710 1,670 33.13% $73,950
41 Human Resources Managers
2,330
3,960 1,630 69.96% $104,480
42 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks
3,850
5,480 1,630 42.34% $45,070
43 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop
5,090
6,680 1,590 31.24% $17,950
44 Medical Assistants
7,020
8,580 1,560 22.22% $33,130
45 Computer Programmers
5,500
7,040 1,540 28.00% $66,950
46 Administrative Services Managers
5,820
7,320 1,500 25.77% $78,040
47 Education Administrators, Postsecondary
2,050
3,480 1,430 69.76% $76,700
48 Credit Analysts
1,420
2,850 1,430 100.70% $57,230
49 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines
2,680
4,060 1,380 51.49% $50,580
50 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic
3,200
4,550 1,350 42.19% $37,420

Table 2. 50 Jobs with Fastest Growth Rate

Table 2 shows the top 50 jobs that had the fastest growth rate from 2010 to 2014. We note that the profession that grew the fastest is the profession of athletic trainers with a growth rate of 308.33%. It is followed by the profession of health diagnosing and treating practitioners, all other which grew by 240.00% in the same period.

Rank Job Description Jobs
2010 i
Jobs
2014 i
Change
# i
Change
% i
Salary
2014 i
1 Athletic Trainers
240
980 740 308.33% $42,980
2 Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other
250
850 600 240.00% $68,930
3 Tree Trimmers and Pruners
300
1,020 720 240.00% $32,920
4 Residential Advisors
570
1,830 1,260 221.05% $31,940
5 Elevator Installers and Repairers
260
800 540 207.69% $77,860
6 Set and Exhibit Designers
160
470 310 193.75% $43,210
7 Chemical Technicians
460
1,340 880 191.30% $41,100
8 Insulation Workers, Floor, Ceiling, and Wall
190
550 360 189.47% $35,750
9 Dietetic Technicians
170
480 310 182.35% $38,540
10 Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators
260
710 450 173.08% $54,720
11 Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary
130
350 220 169.23% $69,380
12 Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
620
1,640 1,020 164.52% $36,280
13 Computer and Information Research Scientists
170
430 260 152.94% $82,540
14 Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators
140
340 200 142.86% $28,460
15 Furniture Finishers
140
340 200 142.86% $37,780
16 Biochemists and Biophysicists
320
740 420 131.25% $52,140
17 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay
170
390 220 129.41% $67,970
18 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive
11,790
26,480 14,690 124.60% $37,050
19 Crane and Tower Operators
410
910 500 121.95% $52,650
20 Agricultural and Food Science Technicians
600
1,330 730 121.67% $33,990
21 Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters
670
1,480 810 120.90% $39,230
22 Concierges
210
460 250 119.05% $27,220
23 Hazardous Materials Removal Workers
330
720 390 118.18% $58,790
24 Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders
570
1,210 640 112.28% $25,310
25 Pharmacy Aides
730
1,530 800 109.59% $21,080
26 Demonstrators and Product Promoters
1,070
2,210 1,140 106.54% $22,850
27 Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers
290
590 300 103.45% $24,170
28 Advertising and Promotions Managers
420
850 430 102.38% $101,480
29 Credit Analysts
1,420
2,850 1,430 100.70% $57,230
30 Emergency Management Directors
130
260 130 100.00% $56,460
31 Health Educators
740
1,480 740 100.00% $48,250
32 Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary
300
600 300 100.00% $64,470
33 Fashion Designers
100
200 100 100.00% $51,000
34 Bailiffs
100
200 100 100.00% $31,390
35 Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers
1,110
2,190 1,080 97.30% $17,640
36 Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
180
350 170 94.44% $36,100
37 Glaziers
430
830 400 93.02% $46,920
38 Tapers
280
540 260 92.86% $58,050
39 Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic
510
980 470 92.16% $52,060
40 Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers
230
440 210 91.30% $29,370
41 Material Moving Workers, All Other
210
400 190 90.48% $28,890
42 Directors, Religious Activities and Education
280
530 250 89.29% $44,160
43 Training and Development Managers
670
1,250 580 86.57% $94,950
44 Computer Hardware Engineers
810
1,510 700 86.42% $92,500
45 Medical Appliance Technicians
220
410 190 86.36% $36,470
46 Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers, All Other
200
370 170 85.00% $27,730
47 Landscape Architects
330
610 280 84.85% $59,650
48 Helpers--Electricians
180
330 150 83.33% $34,410
49 Gaming Supervisors
350
640 290 82.86% $36,040
50 Food Scientists and Technologists
1,110
2,020 910 81.98% $70,970

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