Michigan Optimism and Jobs to 2020

These are the fastest growing jobs in the OJT category. $30First-Line Supervisors and Mgrs in Non-Retail Sales $37First-Line Supervisors and Mgrs in Personal Services $17+Purchasing Agents $28.55Legal Secretaries $18First-Line Supervisors & Mgrs in Transportation $26

Occupational Titles

Network Systems/Data Communications AnalystsPersonal & Home Health AidesComputer Software Applications EngineersMedical AssistantsMarriage and Family TherapistsPhysical Therapist AssistantsForensic science techniciansPersonal Financial AdvisorsGaming SupervisorsPharmacy TechniciansBiomedical EngineersSubstance Abuse CounselorsMedical Equipment & RepairSkin Care Specialists – Medical.Gaming MgrsCardiovascular TechsPhysical TherapistsPhysical Therapy AidesCustomer Service RepresentativesEnvironmental Science, Health & Protection TechsDatabase Administrators – ITGaming DealersDental HygienistsGaming/Sports book writers & runners – Betting & gaming.Nonfarm Animal Care jobs – pets, zoos, helper animals, other.Jobs with Moderate or Heavy On-The-Job Training (OJT)

Job Title and Average Hourly Wage through 2020:

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Leading cities for job listings are:

Detroit – Over 30% more job listings than found in Grand RapidsGrand RapidsAnn ArborLansing – the State Capital.TroyDearbornSouthfieldKalamazooAuburn HillsLivonia

The top 4 cities in this list have remained in the top 4 throughout the 2000s and 2010s, but changed within the top 4 themselves.

For Sustainability jobs, current and growing for the future, see:

Top 25 Jobs Expected by Percent of Growth

These are the forecasted Top 25 Jobs in Michigan that will experience the highest rate of growth. Many pay very well

For Michigan Jobs Offices and job search/training programs, visit the interactive map at:. They do not require training after high school.

Customer Service Reps $15.53Truck Drivers, Semis Tractor-Trailer $18+Sales Reps, Whlsl/Mfg $29Medical Assistants $13General Maintenance/Repair Workers $18Carpenters $20Restaurant Cooks $10Dental Assistants 2,470 15.51Executive Secretaries, Admin Assistants $19Police, Sheriffs Patrol Officers $23+Sales Reps, Whlsl/Mfg, Tech/Scientific $36Pharmacy Technicians $13Heating/AC/ HVAC $22Social/Human Service Assistants $14Electricians $27Bookkeeping/Accounting/Auditing Clerks $15.50Plumbers, Pipefitters, Steamfitters $25Musicians and Singers $22.59 – The film industry is spreading in Michigan and casinos need entertainers.Painters, Construction, Maintenance $19Claims Adjusters and related $27Brick and Block Masons $23+Operating Engineer/Other Equip $22Firefighters $19Construction Laborers $16Payroll & Timekeeping Clerks $16Jobs Requiring AA Degrees, Tech Training, or Experience

Occupation and Average Hourly Wage through 2020

Registered Nurses (RNs) $28.70 – HealthcareNursing Aides, Orderlies, Attendants $12 – HealthcareFirst-Line Supervisors & Mgrs in Food Service $14+Hairstylists & Cosmetologists $11 plus tipsAutomotive Service Techs & Mechanics $20Computer Support Specialists $21First-Line Supervisors & Mgrs in Retail $19First-Line Supervisors & Mgrs in Construction $31Dental Hygienists $28Mainstream Preschool Teachers $15+First-Line Supervisors & Mgrs in Offices $23+Licensed Practical and Vocational Nurses $19Self-Enrichment Teachers $17+Fitness Trainers $12First-Line Supervisors and Mgrs in Main & Repair $29Food Service Managers $21Medical Records Technicians $150Radiologic Techs $22First-Line Supervisors and Mgrs in Housekeeping & Janitorial $17Cost Estimators as in construction projects. However, Detroit has remained Number One for job listings.

Industries Expected to Hire Most Employees in the FutureHealthcare Support – 24.7% increase in jobs.Healthcare Practitioners and Techs – 17.2% increase.Computer and Mathematical – 13.9Personal Care and Service – 12.1Life, Physical, and Social Science – 12.1%Community and Social Services – 12.1%Business and Financial Operations – 11.7%Arts / Design / Entertain / Sports / Media – 7.8%

Expected to Increase by about 7.0%:

Architecture and EngineeringEducation / Training / Library Food Preparation and ServingJob Search by Region in Michigan State

From 2009 – 2014, new jobs planned for Michigan began to emerge under the ARRA Stimulus Package signed by US President Barack Obama. Job listings increased in number overall for Michigan during these years.

Top 10 Michigan Job Cities

As of August 2014, the State of Michigan’s employers advertised over 194,000 job openings all at once

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