The Duluth-Superior Metropolitan area is home to over 200,000 dedicated workers serving the following industries:

  • Aviation & Aerospace
  • Biomed & Healthcare
  • Creative & Professional Services
  • Energy
  • Forestry Products
  • Manufacturing
  • Mining
  • Tourism
  • Transportation & Logistics

Our industries are growing and creating job openings across all sectors. To fill the pipeline Lake Superior College has created course offerings to give students the expertise necessary for our aviation & aerospace industry. That’s one example of how our community collaborates to grow our region and support our businesses.

No matter your industry we’ll work hard to help you make the connections to ensure your business is successful in our community.

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Duluth Public Schools and the community have invested over $300 million in remodeling and building new schools, updating technology, and equipping teachers and classrooms to meet the needs of modern day learners.

Duluth has three highly ranked college institutions with over 24,000 students who contribute to 65% of the population (over the age of 25) holding a college degree. Duluth is fortunate to have immediate access to a young talent pool and has worked hard to retain and recruit professionals to work and remain in Duluth. Duluth's colleges are rated among the best in the nation for liberal arts education and offers a medical school, top notch engineering programs, and exemplary graduates. 



Duluth's economy grows stronger every year with new companies starting up or expanding their market. Essentia Health is poised to invest $800 million in the downtown medical district in Duluth, the biggest investment in the state. The economic outlook is promising as aviation, education, healthcare, engineering, and information technology companies continue to add new jobs. 

Key Industries



Duluth offers quality and life balance. No matter the age or ability, Duluth’s 100+ parks and 11,600 acres of green space has something to offer for any outdoors explorer. Trails and parks are available within 7-10 minutes outside your door.


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