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Potential Career Opportunities
Paralegal and Legal Assistant
Annual Salary: $34,362-$85,300
MN Job Openings thru 2026: 2,389
Assist lawyers by investigating facts, preparing legal documents, or researching legal precedent. Conduct research to support a legal proceeding, to formulate a defense, or to initiate legal action.
Executive Administrative Assistant
Annual Salary: $42,827-$81,993
MN Job Openings thru 2026: 4,669
Provide high-level administrative support by conducting research, preparing statistical reports, handling information requests, and performing clerical functions such as preparing correspondence, receiving visitors, arranging conference calls, and scheduling meetings.
Annual Salary: $28,267-$63,460
MN Job Openings thru 2026: 20,927
Compute, classify, and record numerical data t keep financial records. Perform any combination of routine calculating, posting, and verifying duties to obtaining primary financial data for use in maintaining accounting records.
Insurance Claims Clerk
Annual Salary: $34,923-$62,441
MN Job Openings thru 2026: 2,793
Process new insurance policies and make modifications to existing policies. Obtain information from policyholders to verify the accuracy and completeness of their information on claims forms, applications and other documents. Update records to reflect changes requested by policyholders.
Computer Support Specialist
Annual Salary: $36,920-$80,766
MN Job Openings thru 2026: 3,702
Provide technical assistance to computer users. Answer questions and help resolve computer problems for clients in person or via telephone or electronically.
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerk
Annual Salary: $36,337-$66,913
MN Job Openings thru 2026: 1,343
Compile and record employee time and payroll data. May compute employee’ time worked, production, and commission. Compute and post wages and deductions, or prepare paychecks.
Bill and Account Collector
Annual Salary: $29,660-$57,595
MN Job Openings thru 2026: 1,958
Locate and notify customers of delinquent accounts my bail, telephone, or personal visit to solicit payment. Duties include receiving payment and posting to customer’s account, preparing statements to the credit department, initiating repossession proceedings or service disconnection, and record keeping.
Retail Sales Supervisor
Annual Salary: $29,660-$66,601
MN Job Openings thru 2026: 3,827
Supervise and coordinate activities of retail sales workers in an established store or department. Duties may include management of purchasing, budgeting, accounting, and personnel work.
Office and Administrative Support Worker
Annual Salary: $22,380-$52,145
MN Job Openings thru 2026: 3,251
General clerical duties depending on the business.
Annual Salary: $22,048-$42,702
MN Job Openings thru 2026: 53,843
Sell merchandise, such as furniture, motor vehicles, appliances, or apparel to consumers.