Many employers are hiring right now during the COVID-19 pandemic⁠—and they want to connect with people looking for work right away.

Below you can see the top 30 jobs in demand now in Minnesota, along with a link to an occupation page on this site and a downloadable PDF, both with additional information about wages, educational requirements, daily tasks and more for that job.

We also have a regularly updated printable PDF listing the top 30 jobs in demand in Minnesota with summary information for each job.

If you need help with your job search, contact staff at a CareerForce location near you for assistance over the phone or online.

Jobs are listed in order of demand with jobs in top demand at the top of the list below.

  1. Personal Care Aides
    Personal Care Aides - occupation details, including Minnesota statewide labor market information
    In Minnesota, people in this occupation tend to earn between $12.27 to $15.21 per hour
    Personal Care Aide - job search
    Other similar job title and keyword searches to try: Medication Aide, Patient Care Assistant, Personal Care Assistant, Personal Care Attendant, PCA , Certified Nursing Assistant, CNA, Home Care Aide, Caregiver, Resident Care Assistant
    Personal Care Aides - printable PDF, includes estimated MN employment numbers, plus wage info statewide and by region
  2. Nursing Assistants
    Nursing Assistants - occupation details, including Minnesota statewide labor market information
    In Minnesota, people in this occupation tend to earn between $14.90 to $19.29 per hour
    Nursing Assistant - job search
    Other similar job title and keyword searches to try: Nursing Aide, Certified Nursing Assistant, CNA, Certified Medication Aide, CMA
  3. Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
    Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers - occupation details, including Minnesota statewide labor market information
    In Minnesota, people in this occupation tend to earn between $20.50 to $28.76 per hour
    Heavy Truck Driver - job search
    Tractor-Trailer Driver - job search
    Other similar job title and keyword searches to try: Production Truck Driver, Road Driver, Semi Truck Driver, Over the Road Driver, OTR Driver, Tractor Trailer Operator, Log Truck Driver
  4. Home Health Aides
    Home Health Aides - occupation details, including Minnesota statewide labor market information
    In Minnesota, people in this occupation tend to earn between $12.27 to $15.21 per hour
    Home Health Aide - job search
    HHA - job search
    Other similar job title and keyword searches to try: Certified Medical Aide, CMA, Certified Nursing Assistant, CNA, Certified Home Health Aide, In-Home Caregiver, Hospice Home Health Aide
  5. Team Assemblers
    Team Assemblers - occupation details, including Minnesota statewide labor market information
    In Minnesota, people in this occupation tend to earn between $14.04 to $20.05 per hour
    Team Assembler - job search
    Other similar job title and keyword searches to try: Assembly Operator, Assembler, Assembly Associate, Fabricator, Assembly Line Worker, Assembly Line Machine Operator, Production Associate, Operator Technician
  6. Registered Nurses
    Registered Nurses - occupation details, including Minnesota statewide labor market information
    In Minnesota, people in this occupation tend to earn between $32.66 to $45.62 per hour
    Registered Nurse - job search
    RN - job search
  7. Social and Human Service Assistants
    Social and Human Service Assistants - occupation details, including Minnesota statewide labor market information
    In Minnesota, people in this occupation tend to earn between $14.49 to $21.40 per hour
    Social Service Assistant - job search
    Human Service Assistant - job search
  8. First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers
    First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers - occupation details, including Minnesota statewide labor market information
    In Minnesota, people in this occupation tend to earn between $16.99 to $27.07 per hour
    Retail Sales Supervisor - job search
  9. Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
    Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food - occupation details, including Minnesota statewide labor market information
    In Minnesota, people in this occupation tend to earn between $10.87 to $13.43 per hour
    Food Preparation - job search
    Food Service - job search
    Fast Food - job search
  10. Software Developers, Applications
    Software Developers, Applications - occupation details, including Minnesota statewide labor market information
    In Minnesota, people in this occupation tend to earn between $39.21 to $61.09 per hour
    Software Developer - job search
    Application Developer - job search
  11. Cashiers
    Cashiers - occupation details, including Minnesota statewide labor market information
    In Minnesota, people in this occupation tend to earn between $11.10 to $13.95 per hour
    Cashier - job search
  12. Retail Salespersons
    Retail Salespersons - occupation details, including Minnesota statewide labor market information
    In Minnesota, people in this occupation tend to earn between $11.34 to $16.02 per hour
    Retail Sales - job search
  13. Customer Service Representatives
    Customer Service Representatives - occupation details, including Minnesota statewide labor market information
    In Minnesota, people in this occupation tend to earn between $15.71 to $24.03 per hour
    Customer Service Representative - job search
    Customer Service Rep - job search
  14. Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses
    Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses - occupation details, including Minnesota statewide labor market information
    In Minnesota, people in this occupation tend to earn between $20.91 to $26.60 per hour
    Licensed Practical Nurse - job search
    LPN - job search
    Licensed Vocational Nurse - job search
    LVN - job search
  15. Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners
    Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners - occupation details, including Minnesota statewide labor market information
    In Minnesota, people in this occupation tend to earn between $12.73 to $18.90 per hour
    Janitor - job search
    Cleaner - job search
  16. Stock Clerks and Order Fillers
    Stock Clerks and Order Fillers - occupation details, including Minnesota statewide labor market information
    In Minnesota, people in this occupation tend to earn between $12.50 to $18.31 per hour
    Stock Clerks - job search
    Order Fillers - job search
  17. Security Guards
    Security Guards - occupation details, including Minnesota statewide labor market information
    In Minnesota, people in this occupation tend to earn between $13.76 to $20.07 per hour
    Security Guard - job search
  18. Helpers--Production Workers
    Helpers--Production Workers - occupation details, including Minnesota statewide labor market information
    In Minnesota, people in this occupation tend to earn between $12.58 to $17.90 per hour
    Production Worker - job search
  19. Maintenance and Repair Workers, General
    Maintenance and Repair Workers, General - occupation details, including Minnesota statewide labor market information
    In Minnesota, people in this occupation tend to earn between $17.48 to $26.97 per hour
    Maintenance Worker - job search
  20. Management Analysts
    Management Analysts - occupation details, including Minnesota statewide labor market information
    In Minnesota, people in this occupation tend to earn between $31.05 to $50.46 per hour
    Management Analyst - job search
  21. Food Preparation Workers
    Food Preparation Workers - occupation details, including Minnesota statewide labor market information
    In Minnesota, people in this occupation tend to earn between $11.87 to $16.33 per hour
    Food Preparation - job search
  22. General and Operations Managers
    General and Operations Managers - occupation details, including Minnesota statewide labor market information
    In Minnesota, people in this occupation tend to earn between $33.23 to $71.38 per hour
    General Managers - job search
    Operations Manager - job search
  23. Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand
    Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand - occupation details, including Minnesota statewide labor market information
    In Minnesota, people in this occupation tend to earn between $13.81 to $20.64 per hour
    Shipping and Receiving - job search
    Warehouse Worker - job search
  24. First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers
    First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers - occupation details, including Minnesota statewide labor market information
    In Minnesota, people in this occupation tend to earn between $15.12 to $22.44 per hour
    Food Preparation Supervisor- job search
    Food Service Supervisor - job search
  25. First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers
    First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers - occupation details, including Minnesota statewide labor market information
    In Minnesota, people in this occupation tend to earn between $26.00 to $38.48 per hour
    Production Supervisor - job search
  26. Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks
    Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks - occupation details, including Minnesota statewide labor market information
    In Minnesota, people in this occupation tend to earn between $17.34 to $25.73 per hour
    Bookkeeper - job search
    Accounting Clerk - job search
  27. Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers
    Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers - occupation details, including Minnesota statewide labor market information
    In Minnesota, people in this occupation tend to earn between $13.06 to $20.77 per hour
    Landscaper - job search
    Groundskeeper - job search
  28. Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers
    Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers - occupation details, including Minnesota statewide labor market information
    In Minnesota, people in this occupation tend to earn between $14.84 to $24.76 per hour
    Truck Driver - job search
    Delivery Driver - job search
  29. Childcare Workers
    Childcare Workers - occupation details, including Minnesota statewide labor market information
    In Minnesota, people in this occupation tend to earn between $11.00 to $14.67 per hour
    Childcare - job search
    Child Care - job search
  30. Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics
    Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics - occupation details, including Minnesota statewide labor market information
    In Minnesota, people in this occupation tend to earn between $16.62 to $26.98 per hour
    Auto Technician - job search
    Auto Mechanic - job search