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Employment and Occupational Information in Minnesota



Snapshot of Employment in Minnesota in 2010
2,562,450
Total Employment
7.30 %
Unemployment Rate
$45,470
Average Annual Salary
  • #2 amongst U.S. states ranked by percentage of of its civilian population aged 16 and over that constitutes its labor force.

  • #5 amongst U.S. states ranked by percentage of of its female civilian population aged 16 and over that constitutes its labor force.

  • #5 amongst U.S. states ranked by percentage of of its female civilian population aged 16 and over that is in active employment.

  • #10 amongst U.S. states ranked by percentage of of its male civilian population aged 16 and over that constitutes its labor force.

  • #6 amongst U.S. states ranked by percentage of of its civilian population aged 16 and over that is in active employment.

  • #7 amongst U.S. states ranked by lowest annual unemployment rate among women.

  • #10 amongst U.S. states ranked by percentage of of its male civilian population aged 16 and over that is in active employment.

  • #10 amongst U.S. states ranked by lowest annual unemployment rate.

  • #15 amongst U.S. states ranked by lowest annual unemployment rate among men.

  • #15 amongst U.S. states ranked by average annual wages.

  • #19 amongst U.S. states ranked by total employment.

  • #25 amongst U.S. states ranked by total employment growth from the previous year.

  • #48 amongst U.S. states ranked by average annual wages growth from the previous year.

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Total Employment for Minnesota in 2010
Figure 1. Total Employment
Total Employment by Gender for Minnesota in 2010
Figure 2. Employment by Gender
Employment Percent Change for Minnesota in 2010 Figure 3. Employment Percent Change
Unemployment Rate for Minnesota in 2010 Figure 4. Unemployment Rate
Percent of Civilian Population (16 and above) in Employment in Minnesota in 2010 Figure 5. Percentage of Civilian Population in Employment


Minnesota
United States
Total Employment
2,562,450
127,097,160
Total Employment Amount Change from 2009 to 2010
-65,190
-3,550,450
Total Employment Percent Change from 2009 to 2010
-0.02 %
-0.03 %
Percent of Women Employed
63.00 %
53.60 %
Percent of Men Employed
69.40 %
58.50 %
Unemployment Rate
7.30 %
9.60 %
Unemployment Rate Amongst Women
5.80 %
8.60 %
Unemployment Rate Amongst Men
8.60 %
10.50 %
Table 1. Employment Information for Minnesota


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Salary Information for Minnesota
Annual Salary Distribution for Minnesota in 2010 Figure 6. Annual Salary Distribution
Hourly Wage Distribution for Minnesota in 2010 Figure 7. Hourly Wage Distribution
Average Annual Salary for Minnesota in 2010 Figure 8. Average Annual Salary
Average Hourly Wage for Minnesota in 2010 Figure 9. Average Hourly Wage
Wage Increase Percent for Minnesota in 2010 Figure 10. Average Annual Wage Percent Change


Minnesota
United States
Average Annual Salary
$45,470
$44,410
Average Hourly Wage
$21.86
$21.35
Average Annual Salary Change from 2009 to 2010
0.01 %
0.02 %
Table 2. Salary Information for Minnesota


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VIEW ALL MINNESOTA OCCUPATIONS HERE
HIGHEST PAYING OCCUPATIONS
1. Management Occupations: $103,910
2. Legal Occupations: $96,580
3. Computer and Mathematical Occupations: $75,860
4. Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations: $75,510
5. Architecture and Engineering Occupations: $69,440
Table 3. Highest Paying Minnesota Occupations

FASTEST GROWING SALARIES
1. Business and Financial Operations Occupations: 0.04 %
2. Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations: 0.03 %
3. Protective Service Occupations: 0.02 %
4. Education, Training, and Library Occupations: 0.02 %
5. Architecture and Engineering Occupations: 0.02 %
Table 4. Minnesota Occupations with the Fastest Growing Salaries

POPULAR OCCUPATIONS
1. Office and Administrative Support Occupations: 15.49 %
2. Sales and Related Occupations: 10.30 %
3. Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations: 8.30 %
4. Production Occupations: 7.76 %
5. Transportation and Material Moving Occupations: 6.14 %
Table 5. Popular Minnesota Occupations
(Percentage of Total Employment for the State)
FASTEST GROWING EMPLOYMENT
1. Management Occupations: 0.02 %
2. Healthcare Support Occupations: 0.01 %
3. Personal Care and Service Occupations: 0.01 %
4. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations: 0.01 %
5. Education, Training, and Library Occupations: 0.00 %
Table 6. Minnesota Occupations with the Fastest Growing Employment


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Minnesota Metro Areas Information


VIEW ALL METRO AREAS IN MINNESOTA
HIGHEST PAYING METRO AREAS
1. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN: $49,140
2. Rochester, MN: $48,730
3. Duluth, MN: $39,120
4. St. Cloud, MN: $38,740
5. Mankato-North Mankato, MN: $37,570
Table 7. Metro Areas with the Highest Salaries

METRO AREAS WITH FASTEST GROWING WAGES
1. Duluth, MN: 0.02 %
2. St. Cloud, MN: 0.01 %
3. Rochester, MN: 0.01 %
4. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN: 0.01 %
5. Mankato-North Mankato, MN: -0.02 %
Table 8. Metro Areas with the Fastest Growing Salaries

POPULAR METRO AREAS
1. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN: 1,678,090
2. Duluth, MN: 121,870
3. Rochester, MN: 99,330
4. St. Cloud, MN: 93,050
5. Mankato-North Mankato, MN: 56,450
Table 9. Metro Areas with Highest Employment
FASTEST GROWING METRO AREAS
1. Duluth, MN: -0.02 %
2. St. Cloud, MN: -0.02 %
3. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN: -0.03 %
4. Rochester, MN: -0.04 %
5. Mankato-North Mankato, MN: -0.54 %
Table 10. Metro Areas with the Fastest Growing Employment


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Minnesota Industry Business Statistics Information
LARGEST EMPLOYMENT
1. Health care and social assistance: 15.73%
2. Manufacturing: 13.25%
3. Retail trade: 12.09%
4. Accommodation and food services: 8.81%
5. Finance and insurance: 6.11%
Table 11. Local Industries with the Largest Employment (2008)
LARGEST NUMER OF FIRMS
1. Construction: 17,076
2. Professional, scientific, and technical services: 15,762
3. Other services (except public administration): 14,187
4. Retail trade: 13,543
5. Health care and social assistance: 9,563
Table 12. Local Industries with the Largest Number of Registered Firms (2008)
HIGHEST EMPLOYMENT PER FIRM
1. Management of companies and enterprises: 113
2. Manufacturing: 46.03
3. Information: 42.87
4. Health care and social assistance: 41.42
5. Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction: 41.17
Table 13. Local Industries with the Highest Number of Employees Per Firm (2008)
HIGHEST ANNUAL PAYROLL PER FIRM
1. Management of companies and enterprises: $12,843,302
2. Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction: $3,286,391
3. Information: $2,621,030
4. Manufacturing: $2,285,990
5. Finance and insurance: $1,782,621
Table 14. Local Industries with the Highest Annual Payroll Per Firm (2008)


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Further Information on Employment and Occupations in Minnesota


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Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Department of Labor and U.S. Census Bureau, Department of Commerce


MINNESOTA METRO AREAS


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