• Minnesota is home to over 175,000 business establishments, providing nearly 2.9 million jobs in 2018.
  • The largest employing industries are health care (496,800 jobs), manufacturing (321,800 jobs), retail trade (298,500 jobs), accommodation and food services (233,400) and educational services (230,900). 
  • Jobs in Minnesota are projected to grow by 6% between 2016 and 2026, adding more than 186,000 jobs to the economy. Many more jobs will become available as people retire or other career changes.

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