You can make your job search more effective by researching the job market.

Which jobs are in demand?

Occupations in Demand (OID)
Start your job search by considering careers that rank high for short-term employment demand.  Look at the star rating on Hot Jobs in Transportation Careers or visit the Occupations in Demand data tool to search for specific career titles.  Look for careers with 3 or more stars.

Job Vacancy Data
Twice a year the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) conducts a survey to find job vacancies for occupations. You can see the number of vacancies, the percent of jobs that are part-time, education and experience requirements and the median wage being offered.   You can also find key findings from the latest survey.

Where are the transportation jobs?

You can research specific industries in the transportation. You'll be able to see how many people are employed, find common careers and learn which employers are hiring now.  

 

Utilize the resources below to help with your job search.

  • CAREERwise Job Search
    Search for jobs by keyword or use the "Transportation" occupation category.  You can search for jobs anywhere in the United States.  Use the filters on the left to see the top employers, skills, and certifications for your job search.
  • Campus Job Boards
    Students and alumni of Minnesota State colleges and universities can get help finding a job at their campus career service center.  Many colleges offer job boards that will connect you to employers interested in hiring Minnesota State graduates.

Top Employers

The following transportation employers posted the highest number of classified ads in hot transportation jobs during 2018.  Select the link to see their company job board.

Source: Gartner TalentNeuron, Minnesota 2018.

Business Search 

Use the Business Finder to find local businesses that may be hiring.  Learn more about researching employers.

Joining a professional community can help you understand what employers are looking for. You can network with other professionals and gain expertise in your industry.


Regional Careers in Demand

Learn more about what it takes to live and work in each Minnesota region.

Minnesota Regions

Industries

Each of these industries offers high pay, in-demand careers. Research career options, learn about the skills and training needed, and find jobs.

GPS LifePlan

GPS LifePlan helps students set goals and design plans for their future success.

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