CONSUMER PRODUCTS JOBS
For the consumer goods industry, the greater Minneapolis area is one of the most important cities in the country. General Mills, Hormel, Target, SuperValu, BestBuy, 3M Co., Nash-Finch,and other top companies have headquarters in the greater Minneapolis area.
Department of Labor/Census Bureau
The unemployment rate in the Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metropolitan area is the third lowest in the nation.
Not Seasonally Adjusted
Rank Metropolitan Area Rate
1. Oklahoma City, OK 4.6
2. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 5.2
3. Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX 5.3
3. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 5.3
5. Richmond, VA 5.6
In 2012, the mean hourly income in the greater Minneapolis area rose to $24.19, up 10% over 2011. The figure compares to a national hourly mean of $22.01.
The leading online newspaper for Minneapolis is The StarTribune.
The Future Looks Bright
Minneapolis is the ninth best job opportunity growth market in the country. (ASU W.P. Carey School)
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