Employment Outlook





Short-Term Industry Projections
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Minnesota

NAICS CodeIndustryEstimated Employment Q3 2023Projected Employment Q3 2025Percent Change Q3 2023 - Q3 2025Numeric Change Q3 2023 - Q3 2025
2371Utility System Construction10,80811,5937.3%785
2372Land Subdivision3563652.5%9
2373Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction11,16812,30510.2%1,137
2379Other Heavy Construction2,2832,3422.6%59
238Specialty Trade Contractors96,13799,6483.7%3,511
2381Building Foundation/Exterior Contractors17,29617,5931.7%297
2382Building Equipment Contractors43,73245,6394.4%1,907
2383Building Finishing Contractors18,85719,5453.6%688
2389Other Specialty Trade Contractors16,25216,8713.8%619
31Manufacturing326,323329,7621.1%3,439
311Food Manufacturing47,67648,0560.8%380
3111Animal Food Manufacturing2,6632,6660.1%3
3112Grain and Oilseed Milling3,3723,3750.1%3
3113Sugar/Confectionery Product Manufacture2,9762,9780.1%2
3114Fruit, Vegetable, & Specialty Foods Mfg5,0085,0120.1%4
486Pipeline Transportation6246524.5%28
4861Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil2492604.4%11
4862Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas2162264.6%10
4869Other Pipeline Transportation1591664.4%7
487Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation2022114.5%9
4871Scenic/Sightseeing Transportation, Land46484.3%2
4872Scenic/Sightseeing Transportation, Water1531604.6%7
488Support Activities for Transportation8,8399,2434.6%404
4881Support Activities for Air Transport1,9882,0794.6%91
4882Support Activities for Rail Transport1,1371,1894.6%52
4883Support Activities for Water Transport81854.9%4
3115Dairy Product Manufacturing5,2165,2200.1%4
3116Animal Slaughtering and Processing16,61516,9692.1%354
3117Seafood Product Preparation & Packaging3873870% 
3118Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing5,7625,7670.1%5
3119Other Food Manufacturing5,6775,6820.1%5
312Beverage & Tobacco Product Manufacturing5,1355,1520.3%17
3121Beverage Manufacturing5,1355,1520.3%17
313Textile Mills4004010.3%1
314Textile Product Mills2,4552,4630.3%8
315Apparel Manufacturing6716730.3%2
316Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing1,0771,0800.3%3
321Wood Product Manufacturing13,14213,1770.3%35
3211Sawmills and Wood Preservation4344350.2%1
3212Veneer and Engineered Wood Products1,6711,6750.2%4
3219Other Wood Product Manufacturing11,03711,0670.3%30
322Paper Manufacturing8,1058,1320.3%27
3221Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills2,1742,1810.3%7
3222Converted Paper Product Manufacturing5,9315,9510.3%20
323Printing and Related Support Activities17,83117,8910.3%60
3231Printing and Related Support Activities17,83117,8910.3%60
521Monetary Authorities - Central Bank753694-7.8%-59
5211Monetary Authorities - Central Bank753694-7.8%-59
522Credit Intermediation & Related Activity58,02755,453-4.4%-2,574
5220A1Credit Intermediation and Related Activi50,92248,936-3.9%-1,986
5222Nondepository Credit Intermediation7,1056,517-8.3%-588
523Financial Investment & Related Activity21,15921,3911.1%232
11Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting750734-2.1%-16
113Forestry and Logging750734-2.1%-16
1133Logging750734-2.1%-16
21Mining5,9505,826-2.1%-124
211Oil and Gas Extraction123121-1.6%-2
2111Oil and Gas Extraction123121-1.6%-2
212Mining (except Oil and Gas)5,6885,569-2.1%-119
2122Metal Ore Mining4,0934,007-2.1%-86
2123Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying1,5951,562-2.1%-33
213Support Activities for Mining139136-2.2%-3
2131Support Activities for Mining139136-2.2%-3
22Utilities13,10613,3742%268
221Utilities13,10613,3742%268
2211Power Generation and Supply11,40211,6352%233
2212Natural Gas Distribution1,4661,4962%30
2213Water, Sewage and Other Systems2382432.1%5
23Construction152,477158,9594.3%6,482
236Construction of Buildings31,72532,7063.1%981
2361Residential Building Construction16,27316,6802.5%407
2362Nonresidential Building Construction15,45216,0263.7%574
237Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction24,61526,6058.1%1,990
541Professional and Technical Services166,339166,7890.3%450
5411Legal Services17,39817,254-0.8%-144
5412Accounting and Bookkeeping Services16,43516,7882.1%353
5413Architectural and Engineering Services25,83426,7203.4%886
5414Specialized Design Services1,8291,822-0.4%-7
324Petroleum & Coal Products Manufacturing1,9631,9690.3%6
3241Petroleum & Coal Products Manufacturing1,9631,9690.3%6
325Chemical Manufacturing13,04713,0900.3%43
3250A1Chemical Manufacturing (3251, 3252, 32534,7574,7730.3%16
3250A2Chemical Manufacturing (3255 and 3256 on3,2443,2540.3%10
3254Pharmaceutical & Medicine Manufacturing5,0465,0630.3%17
326Plastics & Rubber Products Manufacturing18,25118,3120.3%61
3261Plastics Product Manufacturing16,42316,4780.3%55
3262Rubber Product Manufacturing1,8281,8340.3%6
327Nonmetallic Mineral Product Mfg9,8169,8750.6%59
331Primary Metal Manufacturing5,2095,2400.6%31
3311Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloys78780% 
3312Purchased Steel Product Manufacturing8959010.7%6
3313Alumina and Aluminum Production7187220.6%4
3314Other Nonferrous Metal Production4964990.6%3
3315Foundries3,0223,0400.6%18
332Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing45,93646,7871.9%851
5614Business Support Services6,7616,8411.2%80
5615Travel Arrangement & Reservation Service1,7891,8101.2%21
5616Investigation and Security Services9,2099,3191.2%110
5617Services to Buildings and Dwellings36,76837,7562.7%988
5619Other Support Services6,4116,4871.2%76
562Waste Management and Remediation Service7,3607,4481.2%88
5621Waste Collection4,5054,5591.2%54
5622Waste Treatment and Disposal5966031.2%7
5629Remediation and Other Waste Services2,2592,2861.2%27
000067Self-Employed and Unpaid Family Workers163,901166,3721.5%2,471
101Goods-Producing Domain485,500495,2812%9,781
1011Natural Resources and Mining6,7006,560-2.1%-140
1012Construction152,477158,9594.3%6,482
1013Manufacturing326,323329,7621.1%3,439
102Service-Providing Domain2,523,8162,567,7891.7%43,973
441Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers35,88036,8162.6%936
4411Automobile Dealers22,05622,6322.6%576
4412Other Motor Vehicle Dealers5,0345,1652.6%131
4413Auto Parts, Accessories, and Tire Stores8,7909,0192.6%229
444Building Material & Garden Supply Stores28,17328,3480.6%175
4441Building Material and Supplies Dealers24,75424,9080.6%154
4442Lawn & Garden Equipment/Supplies Stores3,4193,4400.6%21
445Food and Beverage Stores55,65456,8492.1%1,195
4450A1Food and Beverage Stores (4451 and 4452 50,53051,6862.3%1,156
4453Beer, Wine, and Liquor Stores5,1245,1630.8%39
452General Merchandise Stores18,76217,787-5.2%-975
48Transportation and Warehousing104,984108,6163.5%3,632
481Air Transportation13,76814,3974.6%629
4811Scheduled Air Transportation13,20013,8034.6%603
4812Nonscheduled Air Transportation5685944.6%26
482Rail Transportation5,0355,2654.6%230
4821Rail Transportation5,0355,2654.6%230
483Water Transportation3353514.8%16
4831Sea, Coastal & Great Lakes Transport2112214.7%10
4832Inland Water Transportation1241304.8%6
1021Trade, Transportation and Utilities534,738543,3961.6%8,658
1022Information45,86945,535-0.7%-334
1023Financial Activities189,452188,166-0.7%-1,286
1024Professional and Business Services388,826392,5821%3,756
3320A1Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing (15,71815,9981.8%280
3320A2Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing (12,43512,6561.8%221
3327Machine Shops and Threaded Products14,41714,7072%290
3328Coating, Engraving & Heat Treating Metal3,3663,4261.8%60
333Machinery Manufacturing35,70435,415-0.8%-289
3330A1Machinery Manufacturing (3331, 3332, 33328,26328,034-0.8%-229
3333Commercial & Service Industry Machinery2,4002,380-0.8%-20
3335Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing4,6344,597-0.8%-37
3336Turbine and Power Transmission Equipment407404-0.7%-3
334Computer and Electronic Product Mfg43,45744,4412.3%984
3341Computers and Peripheral Equipment6,1596,2812%122
3342Communications Equipment Manufacturing1,0581,0792%21
3343Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing3383441.8%6
3344Semiconductor and Electronic Components9,4279,6142%187
3345Electronic Instrument Manufacturing26,16926,8112.5%642
3346Magnetic Media Manufacture & Reproducing3063122%6
551Management of Companies and Enterprises87,41489,3462.2%1,932
5511Management of Companies and Enterprises87,41489,3462.2%1,932
56Administrative and Waste Services135,073136,4471%1,374
561Administrative and Support Services127,713128,9991%1,286
5611Office Administrative Services6,7786,8591.2%81
5612Facilities Support Services1,2201,2341.1%14
000000Total, All Industries3,173,2173,229,4421.8%56,225
335Electrical Equipment and Appliances7,3957,4400.6%45
3351Electric Lighting Equipment Mfg2802820.7%2
3352Household Appliance Manufacturing39390% 
3353Electrical Equipment Manufacturing5,0985,1290.6%31
3359Other Electrical Equipment & Components1,9781,9900.6%12
336Transportation Equipment Manufacturing12,29912,5311.9%232
3361Motor Vehicle Manufacturing1,1231,1441.9%21
3362Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Mfg2,2402,2821.9%42
3363Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing2,3912,4361.9%45
3364Aerospace Product & Parts Manufacturing1,6841,7161.9%32
3365Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing81832.5%2
3366Ship and Boat Building1,2601,2841.9%24
3369Other Transportation Equipment Mfg3,5203,5861.9%66
337Furniture and Related Product Mfg9,5519,6080.6%57
3370A1Furniture and Related Product Manufactur8,8048,8570.6%53
3379Other Furniture Related Product Mfg7477510.5%4
339Miscellaneous Manufacturing27,20328,0293%826
3391Medical Equipment and Supplies Mfg18,23418,8693.5%635
3399Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing8,9699,1602.1%191
42Wholesale Trade130,686131,1530.4%467
423Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods82,21683,0031%787
7113Performing Arts and Sports Promoters4,6514,6981%47
7114Agents and Managers for Public Figures4014051%4
7115Independent Artists/Writers/Performers1,0371,0471%10
712Museums, Parks and Historical Sites3,1073,1381%31
1025Education and Health Services751,142775,5913.3%24,449
1026Leisure and Hospitality284,782289,9041.8%5,122
1027Other Services109,225110,1100.8%885
1028Public Administration219,782222,5051.2%2,723
1029Unclassified163,901166,3721.5%2,471
4230A1Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods (42334,74235,0751%333
4231Motor Vehicle/Part Merchant Wholesalers7,9258,0011%76
4234Commercial Goods Merchant Wholesalers20,74320,9411%198
4238Machinery & Supply Merchant Wholesalers18,80618,9861%180
424Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods42,17342,121-0.1%-52
4240A1Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods (17,32217,301-0.1%-21
4240A2Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods (6,0696,061-0.1%-8
4240A3Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods (13,32413,307-0.1%-17
4243Apparel/Piece Goods Merchant Wholesalers1,3581,357-0.1%-1
4245Farm Product Merchant Wholesalers4,1004,095-0.1%-5
425Electronic Markets and Agents/Brokers6,2976,029-4.3%-268
4251Electronic Markets and Agents/Brokers6,2976,029-4.3%-268
44Retail Trade285,962290,2531.5%4,291
6111Elementary and Secondary Schools149,023152,0082%2,985
6113Colleges and Universities81,92582,8181.1%893
6114Business, Computer & Management Training598586-2%-12
6115Technical and Trade Schools728713-2.1%-15
6116Other Schools and Instruction6,1766,044-2.1%-132
6117Educational Support Services2,4492,397-2.1%-52
62Health Care and Social Assistance510,243531,0254.1%20,782
621Ambulatory Health Care Services166,739173,3223.9%6,583
4884Support Activities, Road Transportation1,6711,7474.5%76
4885Freight Transportation Arrangement3,4883,6474.6%159
4889Other Support Activities for Transport4744964.6%22
492Couriers and Messengers14,61414,9522.3%338
4921Couriers12,07212,3512.3%279
4922Local Messengers and Local Delivery2,5422,6012.3%59
493Warehousing and Storage18,71419,5684.6%854
4931Warehousing and Storage18,71419,5684.6%854
51Information45,86945,535-0.7%-334
512Motion Picture & Sound Recording Ind3,2633,3091.4%46
5121Motion Picture and Video Industries2,9152,9561.4%41
5122Sound Recording Industries3483531.4%5
516Internet Publishing and Broadcasting3,8913,9471.4%56
5161Internet Publishing and Broadcasting2,2862,3191.4%33
517Telecommunications9,0918,801-3.2%-290
518ISPs, Search Portals, & Data Processing7,3287,4321.4%104
5182Data Processing and Related Services7,3287,4321.4%104
519Other Information Services2,6792,7181.5%39
52Finance and Insurance154,016152,376-1.1%-1,640
6214Outpatient Care Centers13,07413,6714.6%597
6215Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories3,4473,6054.6%158
6216Home Health Care Services24,70325,8324.6%1,129
6219Other Ambulatory Health Care Services7,5347,8784.6%344
622Hospitals128,731133,4153.6%4,684
6221General Medical and Surgical Hospitals123,913128,4683.7%4,555
6222Psychiatric & Substance Abuse Hospitals3,0693,1312%62
6223Other Hospitals1,7491,8163.8%67
623Nursing and Residential Care Facilities106,304110,8984.3%4,594
6231Nursing Care Facilities38,53540,2004.3%1,665
6232Residential Mental Health Facilities29,99731,2944.3%1,297
6233Community Care Facility for the Elderly26,51727,6634.3%1,146
6211Offices of Physicians79,93083,0763.9%3,146
6212Offices of Dentists18,00318,2961.6%293
6213Offices of Other Health Practitioners20,04820,9644.6%916
5415Computer Systems Design and Rel Services37,55337,190-1%-363
5416Management & Technical Consulting Svc31,61731,488-0.4%-129
5417Scientific Research and Development Svc8,5358,500-0.4%-35
5418Advertising and Related Services10,39510,353-0.4%-42
5419Other Professional & Technical Services16,74316,674-0.4%-69
55Management of Companies and Enterprises87,41489,3462.2%1,932
811Repair and Maintenance22,11122,6112.3%500
8111Automotive Repair and Maintenance16,49816,8712.3%373
8112Electronic Equipment Repair/Maintenance1,2111,2382.2%27
8113Commercial Machinery Repair/Maintenance2,9993,0672.3%68
8114Household Goods Repair and Maintenance1,4031,4352.3%32
812Personal and Laundry Services27,40527,4670.2%62
8121Personal Care Services14,74714,7800.2%33
8122Death Care Services2,1482,1530.2%5
8123Drycleaning and Laundry Services3,8893,8980.2%9
8129Other Personal Services6,6216,6360.2%15
813Membership Organizations & Associations59,70960,0320.5%323
8131Religious Organizations30,38630,5510.5%165
8132Grantmaking and Giving Services2,5592,5730.5%14
8133Social Advocacy Organizations5,4885,5180.5%30
8134Civic and Social Organizations13,43213,5040.5%72
8139Professional and Similar Organizations7,8447,8860.5%42
9Public Administration219,782222,5051.2%2,723
5613Employment Services58,77758,693-0.1%-84
9291Total Federal Government32,96233,1420.5%180
9292Total State Government39,30040,0061.8%706
92922State Government excluding Education39,30040,0061.8%706
9293Total Local Government147,520149,3571.2%1,837
92932Local Government excluding Education147,520149,3571.2%1,837
6010Nonagricultural Self-employed163,901166,3721.5%2,471
61Educational Services240,899244,5661.5%3,667
611Educational Services240,899244,5661.5%3,667
524Insurance Carriers & Related Activities73,92374,6961%773
5241Insurance Carriers44,05544,3240.6%269
5242Insurance Agencies, Brokerages & Support29,86830,3721.7%504
525Funds, Trusts & Other Financial Vehicles154142-7.8%-12
5251Insurance and Employee Benefit Funds2422-8.3%-2
5259Other Investment Pools and Funds130120-7.7%-10
53Real Estate and Rental and Leasing35,43635,7901%354
531Real Estate28,43828,9111.7%473
532Rental and Leasing Services6,3726,263-1.7%-109
5320A1Rental and Leasing Services (5322, 5323,4,0303,961-1.7%-69
5321Automotive Equipment Rental and Leasing2,3422,302-1.7%-40
533Lessors, Nonfinancial Intangible Assets626616-1.6%-10
5331Lessors, Nonfinancial Intangible Assets626616-1.6%-10
54Professional and Technical Services166,339166,7890.3%450
6239Other Residential Care Facilities11,25511,7414.3%486
624Social Assistance108,469113,3904.5%4,921
6241Individual and Family Services78,28081,8314.5%3,551
6242Emergency and Other Relief Services3,7883,9604.5%172
6243Vocational Rehabilitation Services9,71810,1594.5%441
6244Child Day Care Services16,68317,4404.5%757
670Self-Employed and Unpaid Family Workers163,901166,3721.5%2,471
71Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation55,35555,9091%554
711Performing Arts and Spectator Sports14,63314,7801%147
7111Performing Arts Companies3,9964,0361%40
7112Spectator Sports4,5484,5941%46
484Truck Transportation27,74728,1831.6%436
485Transit and Ground Passenger Transport15,10615,7944.6%688
4851Urban Transit Systems1,3661,4284.5%62
4852Interurban and Rural Bus Transportation1041094.8%5
4853Taxi and Limousine Service7187504.5%32
4854School and Employee Bus Transportation9,4149,8434.6%429
4855Charter Bus Industry6146424.6%28
4859Other Ground Passenger Transportation2,8903,0224.6%132
9991Federal Government, Excl Post Office21,24421,3620.6%118
7121Museums, Parks and Historical Sites3,1073,1381%31
713Amusement, Gambling & Recreation Ind37,61537,9911%376
7131Amusement Parks and Arcades1,9982,0181%20
7132Gambling Industries4944991%5
7139Other Amusement & Recreation Industries35,12335,4741%351
72Accommodation and Food Services229,427233,9952%4,568
721Accommodation30,12330,9802.8%857
7211Traveler Accommodation27,90428,6982.8%794
7212RV Parks and Recreational Camps1,5101,5532.8%43
7213Rooming and Boarding Houses7097292.8%20
722Food Services and Drinking Places199,304203,0151.9%3,711
7223Special Food Services15,00815,3552.3%347
7224Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages)12,36912,6562.3%287
7225Restaurants171,927175,0041.8%3,077
81Other Services, Ex. Public Admin109,225110,1100.8%885