90K Job Openings in Minnesota
St Paul, MN (KROC AM News) - A recent look at Minnesota’s job market found the highest number of openings in more than 10 years.
The study by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development found nearly 90,000 vacancies during the 4th quarter of last year. That’s the most since 115,000 in the 2nd quarter of 2001.
The study also found that 40 percent of the openings were for part-time jobs and 11 percent were for temporary or seasonal work.
The state’s health care and social assistance sector had the highest number of openings.
The study found the median wage for all vacancies were $13.29 an hour and about half offered health insurance.