Southwest Minnesota Employment Projected to Grow by 10 Percent


by Brent Pearson According to new data from the state’s Labor Market Information Office, 10 of 11 employment sectors are projected to experience job growth in the 23 counties in southwest Minnesota between 2010 and 2020. In all, employment is expected to increase by 10 percent, adding 21,000 new jobs to the southwest economy.  By … Continue reading Southwest Minnesota Employment Projected to Grow by 10 Percent

Health Care Jobs Dominate Southeast Minnesota Growth


by Brent Pearson The eleven-county area of southeast Minnesota is projected expand its labor market by 14 percent by the year 2020. The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development’s Labor Market Information Office projects that employment across all industries in southeast Minnesota will rise to nearly 292,000 jobs during that time.   Over half … Continue reading Health Care Jobs Dominate Southeast Minnesota Growth

Highest Job Growth Projected for Central Minnesota


by Cameron Macht Central Minnesota was the fastest growing region over the last decade, and is projected to lead the state in job growth again in the next ten years. From 2010 to 2020, the 13-county Central Minnesota region is projected to gain more than 50,000 new jobs, an 18.3 percent increase, according to new … Continue reading Highest Job Growth Projected for Central Minnesota

Rising Demand in Northwest Minnesota


by Rachel Vilsack The Northwest Minnesota economy is projected to grow by 14.4 percent between 2010 and 2020, according to new data from the state’s Labor Market Information Office. By 2020, it’s estimated that there will be 36,240 new jobs across the region’s industry sectors, with even more jobs available as people retire or otherwise … Continue reading Rising Demand in Northwest Minnesota

Health Care Drives Employment Growth in Northeast Minnesota


by Rachel Vilsack The Northeast Minnesota economy is projected to grow by 13.1 percent between 2010 and 2020, according to new data from the state’s Labor Market Information Office. By 2020, it’s estimated that there will be 20,350 new jobs across the region’s industry sectors, with even more jobs available as people retire or otherwise … Continue reading Health Care Drives Employment Growth in Northeast Minnesota