Detroit-Warren-Dearborn Occupations

2023 Economic Outlook

Updated on 01/01/2023
Detroit Occupation Forecast

Detroit Occupation Forecast

Detroit Employment (000s) 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Marketing and Sales Managers 18.72 18.88 17.80 18.62 19.52 20.59
  1.7% 0.8% -5.7% 4.6% 4.8% 5.5%
Education Administrators 6.31 6.36 5.90 5.98 6.30 6.48
  1.4% 0.9% -7.2% 1.3% 5.2% 2.9%
Buyers and Purchasing Agents 11.86 11.93 11.06 11.56 12.16 12.95
  2.0% 0.7% -7.3% 4.5% 5.2% 6.4%
Claims Adjusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and Investigators 10.47 10.75 10.71 11.16 11.41 11.77
  0.9% 2.7% -0.4% 4.3% 2.2% 3.1%
Human Resources Workers 19.38 19.44 17.88 18.68 19.51 20.44
  1.2% 0.3% -8.0% 4.5% 4.4% 4.8%
Financial Analysts and Advisors 22.02 22.55 22.37 23.40 24.04 24.93
  1.2% 2.4% -0.8% 4.6% 2.7% 3.7%
Credit Counselors and Loan Officers 12.23 12.57 12.57 13.15 13.47 13.93
  1.0% 2.8% 0.0% 4.6% 2.4% 3.4%
Tax Examiners, Collectors and Preparers, and Revenue Agents 3.53 3.52 3.36 3.43 3.59 3.68
  1.2% -0.3% -4.7% 2.3% 4.5% 2.5%
Computer Occupations 124.52 124.59 118.07 122.84 128.60 134.22
  1.3% 0.1% -5.2% 4.0% 4.7% 4.4%
Computer and Information Analysts 22.19 22.27 21.32 22.15 23.12 24.05
  1.4% 0.4% -4.3% 3.9% 4.4% 4.1%
Software Developers and Programmers 50.22 50.12 47.38 49.40 51.87 54.31
  1.2% -0.2% -5.5% 4.3% 5.0% 4.7%
Database and Systems Administrators and Network Architects 18.23 18.29 17.35 18.05 18.86 19.68
  1.3% 0.3% -5.1% 4.0% 4.5% 4.3%
Computer Support Specialists 22.25 22.27 20.98 21.82 22.83 23.83
  1.2% 0.1% -5.8% 4.0% 4.6% 4.3%
Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations 0.05 0.05 0.05 0.05 0.05 0.05
  1.3% 0.7% -3.6% 2.2% 3.8% 2.4%
Architects, Except Naval 4.18 4.14 3.94 4.09 4.31 4.47
  1.2% -0.9% -4.9% 3.8% 5.4% 3.6%
Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists 1.75 1.74 1.66 1.72 1.80 1.86
  1.3% -0.5% -4.7% 3.5% 5.1% 3.2%
Electrical and Electronics Engineers 9.58 9.56 8.78 9.21 9.77 10.46
  1.7% -0.3% -8.1% 4.9% 6.0% 7.2%
Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety 10.18 10.14 9.08 9.64 10.29 11.31
  2.1% -0.4% -10.4% 6.2% 6.8% 9.9%
Drafters 6.35 6.31 5.86 6.15 6.52 6.90
  1.6% -0.6% -7.1% 4.9% 5.9% 6.0%
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters 13.03 12.97 11.83 12.41 13.16 14.12
  1.7% -0.5% -8.8% 4.9% 6.0% 7.3%
Agricultural and Food Scientists 0.88 0.88 0.82 0.85 0.90 0.96
  1.9% 0.1% -7.3% 4.4% 5.7% 6.2%
Biological Scientists 2.59 2.58 2.42 2.50 2.63 2.75
  1.4% -0.4% -6.5% 3.5% 5.2% 4.4%
Conservation Scientists and Foresters 0.69 0.69 0.65 0.65 0.68 0.69
  1.1% 0.9% -6.9% 1.4% 3.8% 2.0%
Medical Scientists 3.54 3.53 3.31 3.40 3.55 3.69
  1.3% -0.1% -6.4% 2.9% 4.3% 3.9%
Astronomers and Physicists 0.51 0.51 0.48 0.49 0.51 0.53
  1.2% -0.2% -5.6% 2.6% 4.6% 3.2%
Chemists and Materials Scientists 2.91 2.89 2.64 2.77 2.94 3.17
  1.8% -0.5% -8.7% 5.0% 6.1% 7.7%
Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists 3.25 3.25 3.08 3.17 3.32 3.41
  1.4% 0.0% -5.1% 2.8% 4.6% 2.9%
Psychologists 2.63 2.66 2.47 2.49 2.54 2.59
  1.1% 1.0% -7.1% 0.8% 2.1% 2.1%
Miscellaneous Social Scientists and Related Workers 1.17 1.17 1.11 1.12 1.17 1.19
  1.1% 0.3% -5.4% 1.4% 4.0% 2.0%
Miscellaneous Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians 3.50 3.51 3.28 3.36 3.50 3.61
  1.2% 0.1% -6.5% 2.4% 4.1% 3.1%
Counselors 15.98 16.14 14.94 15.08 15.36 15.70
  1.1% 1.0% -7.4% 1.0% 1.8% 2.2%
Social Workers 16.73 16.91 15.72 15.84 16.05 16.33
  1.0% 1.0% -7.0% 0.7% 1.3% 1.8%
Miscellaneous Community and Social Service Specialists 18.03 18.21 16.84 17.02 17.30 17.64
  0.9% 1.0% -7.5% 1.1% 1.6% 1.9%
Lawyers and Judicial Law Clerks 20.90 20.83 19.89 20.53 21.50 22.19
  1.2% -0.3% -4.5% 3.2% 4.8% 3.2%
Judges, Magistrates, and Other Judicial Workers 1.03 1.05 0.99 0.99 1.02 1.02
  1.1% 1.1% -4.9% -0.3% 2.6% 0.5%
Miscellaneous Legal Support Workers 3.13 3.14 3.02 3.13 3.24 3.34
  1.1% 0.6% -3.9% 3.5% 3.8% 3.1%
Math and Computer Teachers, Postsecondary 0.89 0.89 0.83 0.84 0.90 0.93
  1.5% 0.9% -6.9% 1.3% 6.7% 3.1%
Engineering and Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary 0.45 0.46 0.42 0.43 0.46 0.47
  1.5% 0.8% -7.0% 1.4% 6.9% 3.2%
Life Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary 0.67 0.67 0.63 0.63 0.68 0.70
  1.5% 0.8% -6.9% 1.4% 6.7% 3.1%
Physical Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary 0.53 0.54 0.50 0.51 0.54 0.56
  1.5% 0.8% -6.9% 1.4% 6.9% 3.2%
Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary 1.13 1.14 1.06 1.08 1.15 1.19
  1.5% 0.8% -7.1% 1.5% 7.1% 3.4%
Health Teachers, Postsecondary 2.67 2.69 2.49 2.53 2.68 2.77
  1.4% 0.8% -7.3% 1.5% 6.1% 3.3%
Education and Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary 0.59 0.60 0.55 0.56 0.60 0.63
  1.6% 0.8% -7.3% 1.7% 7.4% 3.6%
Law, Criminal Justice, and Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary 0.39 0.40 0.37 0.37 0.40 0.42
  1.6% 0.8% -7.3% 1.7% 7.5% 3.6%
Arts, Communications, and Humanities Teachers, Postsecondary 2.37 2.39 2.21 2.25 2.42 2.50
  1.5% 0.8% -7.3% 1.7% 7.4% 3.6%
Miscellaneous Postsecondary Teachers 1.50 1.50 1.33 1.41 1.63 1.77
  2.3% 0.1% -11.4% 6.1% 15.7% 8.8%
Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers 12.27 12.39 11.39 11.52 11.73 12.02
  1.0% 1.0% -8.1% 1.2% 1.8% 2.4%
Elementary and Middle School Teachers 24.79 25.02 23.36 23.60 25.04 25.73
  1.4% 0.9% -6.6% 1.0% 6.1% 2.7%
Secondary School Teachers 13.74 13.87 12.94 13.08 13.88 14.26
  1.4% 0.9% -6.6% 1.0% 6.1% 2.7%
Special Education Teachers 6.26 6.32 5.90 5.95 6.28 6.44
  1.4% 0.9% -6.7% 1.0% 5.5% 2.6%
Miscellaneous Teachers and Instructors 11.73 11.80 10.91 11.10 11.72 12.09
  1.3% 0.6% -7.6% 1.8% 5.6% 3.1%
Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians 0.61 0.62 0.51 0.53 0.58 0.63
  0.7% 0.6% -17.9% 4.7% 9.5% 9.2%
Artists and Related Workers 2.27 2.26 2.07 2.16 2.29 2.41
  0.9% -0.5% -8.1% 4.3% 6.0% 5.3%
Designers 15.16 15.17 14.11 14.76 15.57 16.48
  1.5% 0.1% -7.0% 4.6% 5.5% 5.8%
Actors, Producers, and Directors 2.76 2.74 2.41 2.52 2.70 2.87
  -0.3% -0.7% -12.2% 4.8% 7.0% 6.5%
Athletes, Coaches, Umpires, and Related Workers 3.56 3.59 2.95 3.10 3.42 3.73
  0.9% 0.7% -17.7% 5.0% 10.4% 9.0%
Dancers and Choreographers 0.23 0.23 0.17 0.18 0.21 0.24
  0.7% 0.5% -26.4% 8.2% 14.9% 15.1%
Musicians, Singers, and Related Workers 1.20 1.20 0.95 1.02 1.13 1.24
  0.3% 0.6% -20.9% 7.0% 10.5% 9.8%
Announcers 0.53 0.52 0.45 0.47 0.50 0.54
  -0.8% -0.8% -14.4% 5.1% 7.5% 7.4%
News Analysts, Reporters and Correspondents 0.58 0.57 0.52 0.54 0.57 0.59
  -1.4% -1.5% -8.8% 4.1% 4.8% 4.1%
Writers and Editors 4.38 4.35 4.01 4.19 4.41 4.62
  0.5% -0.6% -7.9% 4.5% 5.3% 4.8%
Miscellaneous Media and Communication Workers 1.92 1.91 1.78 1.83 1.92 1.99
  1.0% -0.3% -6.8% 3.1% 4.7% 3.7%
Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and Radio Operators 2.50 2.51 2.27 2.39 2.52 2.66
  0.2% 0.3% -9.4% 4.9% 5.5% 5.6%
Television, Video, and Motion Picture Camera Operators and Editors 0.78 0.78 0.71 0.74 0.78 0.81
  -0.7% -1.1% -8.8% 4.2% 5.1% 4.4%
Dentists 3.63 3.66 3.38 3.40 3.41 3.49
  0.9% 1.0% -7.8% 0.8% 0.3% 2.1%
Physicians and Surgeons 18.90 19.09 17.64 17.76 17.84 18.20
  0.9% 1.0% -7.6% 0.7% 0.4% 2.0%
Therapists 18.47 18.65 17.21 17.37 17.51 17.89
  1.0% 1.0% -7.7% 0.9% 0.8% 2.2%
Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians 9.13 9.21 8.50 8.58 8.65 8.84
  1.0% 0.9% -7.7% 1.0% 0.7% 2.2%
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians 11.42 11.53 10.63 10.71 10.76 10.98
  0.9% 1.0% -7.8% 0.8% 0.4% 2.1%
Health Practitioner Support Technologists and Technicians 22.58 22.76 21.15 21.71 22.35 23.19
  1.2% 0.8% -7.1% 2.7% 3.0% 3.7%
Miscellaneous Health Technologists and Technicians 3.96 4.00 3.69 3.73 3.76 3.86
  1.0% 0.9% -7.9% 1.1% 0.8% 2.6%
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists and Technicians 2.72 2.74 2.56 2.66 2.79 2.93
  1.9% 0.7% -6.9% 4.0% 4.9% 5.2%
Miscellaneous Health Practitioners and Technical Workers 1.49 1.51 1.39 1.40 1.43 1.48
  1.0% 0.9% -8.2% 1.4% 2.1% 2.9%
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides 67.35 67.97 62.61 63.17 63.43 64.80
  0.9% 0.9% -7.9% 0.9% 0.4% 2.2%
Occupational Therapy Assistants and Aides 1.40 1.41 1.30 1.31 1.32 1.35
  0.9% 1.0% -7.9% 0.9% 0.4% 2.2%
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides 4.06 4.09 3.77 3.80 3.81 3.90
  0.9% 1.0% -7.9% 0.8% 0.3% 2.1%
Miscellaneous Healthcare Support Occupations 41.96 42.28 39.02 39.52 39.91 40.88
  0.9% 0.8% -7.7% 1.3% 1.0% 2.4%
First-Line Supervisors of Law Enforcement Workers 3.23 3.27 3.10 3.09 3.16 3.17
  1.1% 1.2% -4.9% -0.6% 2.5% 0.3%
Fire Inspectors 0.28 0.29 0.27 0.27 0.28 0.28
  1.1% 1.0% -5.4% -0.1% 2.6% 0.7%
Bailiffs, Correctional Officers, and Jailers 8.93 9.01 8.53 8.51 8.72 8.77
  1.1% 1.0% -5.4% -0.2% 2.5% 0.5%
Police Officers 13.33 13.49 12.84 12.75 13.07 13.10
  1.1% 1.2% -4.8% -0.7% 2.5% 0.2%
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers 27.74 27.40 23.74 25.33 26.54 28.27
  0.5% -1.2% -13.4% 6.7% 4.8% 6.5%
Miscellaneous Protective Service Workers 8.28 8.34 7.45 7.67 8.07 8.43
  0.9% 0.7% -10.6% 2.9% 5.3% 4.4%
Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 23.54 23.68 17.85 19.17 21.66 24.69
  0.7% 0.6% -24.6% 7.4% 13.0% 14.0%
Cooks 51.66 51.97 39.35 42.12 47.41 53.85
  0.6% 0.6% -24.3% 7.1% 12.6% 13.6%
Fast Food and Counter Workers 87.82 88.34 66.31 71.34 80.84 92.35
  0.6% 0.6% -24.9% 7.6% 13.3% 14.2%
First-Line Supervisors of Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Workers 6.01 5.95 5.09 5.41 5.71 6.10
  0.5% -0.9% -14.5% 6.2% 5.5% 7.0%
Building Cleaning Workers 73.54 73.29 63.39 66.92 70.55 75.34
  0.6% -0.3% -13.5% 5.6% 5.4% 6.8%
Grounds Maintenance Workers 24.22 23.92 20.69 22.10 23.19 24.66
  0.4% -1.2% -13.5% 6.8% 4.9% 6.4%
First-Line Supervisors of Gaming Workers 0.73 0.74 0.56 0.60 0.67 0.76
  0.6% 0.6% -24.4% 6.8% 12.9% 13.5%
Gaming Services Workers 2.71 2.73 2.05 2.20 2.48 2.82
  0.6% 0.6% -24.8% 7.1% 13.1% 13.7%
Miscellaneous Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers 7.46 7.51 5.78 6.17 6.91 7.77
  0.6% 0.6% -23.0% 6.7% 12.0% 12.5%
Barbers, Hairdressers, Hairstylists and Cosmetologists 12.95 13.04 11.15 11.86 12.60 13.14
  0.1% 0.7% -14.5% 6.4% 6.3% 4.2%
Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers 5.83 5.86 4.99 5.30 5.63 5.87
  0.0% 0.7% -15.0% 6.3% 6.3% 4.2%
Baggage Porters, Bellhops, and Concierges 1.96 1.99 1.67 1.77 1.92 2.09
  0.7% 1.2% -15.9% 6.0% 8.1% 9.0%
Tour and Travel Guides 1.12 1.12 0.90 0.96 1.06 1.17
  0.6% 0.0% -19.8% 6.9% 9.7% 10.9%
Recreation and Fitness Workers 15.28 15.41 12.96 13.49 14.43 15.45
  0.7% 0.8% -15.9% 4.1% 7.0% 7.1%
First-Line Supervisors of Sales Workers 36.51 37.01 34.41 36.04 37.80 39.97
  1.4% 1.4% -7.0% 4.7% 4.9% 5.7%
Cashiers 88.59 89.69 80.99 85.01 90.08 96.24
  1.3% 1.2% -9.7% 5.0% 6.0% 6.8%
Counter and Rental Clerks and Parts Salespersons 20.48 20.86 19.69 20.69 21.53 22.56
  1.0% 1.9% -5.6% 5.1% 4.1% 4.8%
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing 44.78 45.12 41.43 43.58 46.00 49.23
  1.7% 0.8% -8.2% 5.2% 5.6% 7.0%
Models, Demonstrators, and Product Promoters 2.50 2.49 2.29 2.40 2.54 2.69
  1.3% -0.5% -8.0% 5.1% 5.7% 6.0%
Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents 7.15 7.35 7.35 7.71 7.89 8.15
  1.0% 2.9% 0.0% 4.9% 2.4% 3.3%
Miscellaneous Sales and Related Workers 2.68 2.71 2.51 2.63 2.76 2.92
  1.2% 1.0% -7.2% 5.0% 4.8% 5.6%
Dispatchers 7.06 7.13 6.64 6.86 7.14 7.43
  1.3% 1.0% -6.9% 3.3% 4.1% 4.0%
Postal Service Workers 18.20 18.44 17.23 17.76 18.52 19.31
  1.4% 1.3% -6.6% 3.0% 4.3% 4.3%
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 94.27 94.97 88.68 91.73 95.05 98.67
  1.2% 0.7% -6.6% 3.4% 3.6% 3.8%
Data Entry and Information Processing Workers 5.90 5.92 5.52 5.74 5.96 6.20
  1.0% 0.3% -6.7% 3.9% 3.9% 4.0%
Miscellaneous Agricultural Workers 8.17 8.34 7.86 8.38 8.83 9.18
  2.6% 2.1% -5.7% 6.6% 5.4% 4.0%
Logging Workers 0.26 0.26 0.23 0.25 0.26 0.30
  2.3% -0.5% -12.4% 7.0% 7.5% 12.0%
Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons 1.78 1.82 1.73 1.85 1.95 2.01
  2.9% 2.2% -5.0% 7.1% 5.3% 3.3%
Carpet, Floor, and Tile Installers and Finishers 2.00 2.04 1.92 2.05 2.16 2.25
  2.7% 2.0% -5.6% 6.8% 5.4% 4.1%
Cement Masons, Concrete Finishers, and Terrazzo Workers 4.41 4.51 4.29 4.59 4.83 4.99
  2.9% 2.3% -5.0% 7.2% 5.3% 3.2%
Construction Equipment Operators 10.00 10.20 9.66 10.23 10.72 11.05
  2.5% 1.9% -5.2% 5.8% 4.8% 3.0%
Drywall Installers, Ceiling Tile Installers, and Tapers 2.78 2.85 2.71 2.91 3.06 3.16
  3.0% 2.4% -4.7% 7.2% 5.3% 3.0%
Insulation Workers 1.29 1.32 1.26 1.35 1.42 1.46
  2.9% 2.4% -4.9% 7.1% 5.3% 3.2%
Painters and Paperhangers 5.45 5.57 5.28 5.63 5.91 6.11
  2.6% 2.1% -5.2% 6.6% 5.1% 3.4%
Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 11.18 11.40 10.79 11.51 12.11 12.53
  2.7% 2.0% -5.4% 6.7% 5.2% 3.5%
Helpers, Construction Trades 5.27 5.39 5.14 5.50 5.79 5.97
  2.9% 2.4% -4.8% 7.0% 5.3% 3.2%
Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers 0.70 0.71 0.67 0.71 0.74 0.77
  2.4% 1.8% -5.4% 5.5% 5.0% 3.4%
Derrick, Rotary Drill, and Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining 1.86 1.90 1.81 1.94 2.04 2.11
  2.9% 2.3% -4.8% 7.0% 5.2% 3.3%
Mining Machine Operators 0.52 0.53 0.50 0.54 0.57 0.59
  3.0% 2.4% -4.7% 7.2% 5.3% 3.2%
Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers 4.17 4.16 3.83 4.02 4.21 4.38
  0.0% -0.4% -7.8% 4.8% 4.9% 4.0%
Miscellaneous Electrical and Electronic Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 6.21 6.22 5.63 5.95 6.27 6.64
  1.4% 0.2% -9.6% 5.8% 5.3% 6.0%
Automotive Technicians and Repairers 23.33 23.56 20.88 22.03 23.28 24.41
  0.6% 1.0% -11.4% 5.5% 5.7% 4.8%
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service Technicians and Mechanics 4.86 4.94 4.61 4.84 5.07 5.32
  1.6% 1.5% -6.7% 5.0% 4.8% 4.9%
Small Engine Mechanics 1.78 1.79 1.60 1.68 1.78 1.90
  1.0% 0.9% -11.0% 5.5% 6.0% 6.5%
Miscellaneous Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 3.55 3.60 3.31 3.47 3.65 3.86
  1.3% 1.3% -8.0% 4.9% 5.2% 5.8%
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers 1.70 1.73 1.62 1.70 1.79 1.87
  1.9% 1.6% -6.5% 5.1% 5.0% 4.6%
Industrial Machinery Installation, Repair, and Maintenance Workers 14.54 14.53 12.85 13.69 14.61 16.00
  1.8% -0.1% -11.5% 6.5% 6.7% 9.5%
Line Installers and Repairers 4.74 4.80 4.50 4.73 4.96 5.15
  1.4% 1.1% -6.1% 5.0% 4.9% 3.9%
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers 1.71 1.73 1.58 1.66 1.75 1.84
  1.1% 1.1% -8.6% 5.1% 5.1% 5.2%
Miscellaneous Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 9.02 9.08 8.22 8.68 9.15 9.68
  1.4% 0.7% -9.5% 5.6% 5.5% 5.8%
Electrical, Electronics, and Electromechanical Assemblers 9.57 9.49 8.29 8.87 9.53 10.68
  2.2% -0.8% -12.7% 7.1% 7.4% 12.0%
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators 43.92 43.54 37.98 40.69 43.55 48.49
  2.0% -0.9% -12.8% 7.1% 7.0% 11.3%
Butchers and Other Meat, Poultry, and Fish Processing Workers 10.96 10.95 9.72 10.34 11.04 12.18
  2.0% -0.1% -11.2% 6.3% 6.8% 10.3%
Miscellaneous Food Processing Workers 7.65 7.60 6.59 7.07 7.61 8.54
  2.1% -0.7% -13.2% 7.2% 7.6% 12.2%
Computer Control Programmers and Operators 5.82 5.78 5.03 5.39 5.81 6.53
  2.3% -0.8% -12.9% 7.2% 7.6% 12.4%
Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 3.96 3.94 3.43 3.67 3.96 4.45
  2.3% -0.7% -12.9% 7.2% 7.7% 12.5%
Machine Tool Cutting Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 10.60 10.52 9.17 9.83 10.57 11.85
  2.2% -0.7% -12.8% 7.2% 7.5% 12.1%
Metal Furnace Operators, Tenders, Pourers, and Casters 0.85 0.85 0.74 0.79 0.85 0.96
  2.3% -0.7% -13.0% 7.2% 7.7% 12.6%
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic 0.27 0.27 0.23 0.25 0.27 0.30
  2.2% -0.7% -11.5% 6.6% 7.3% 11.1%
Molders and Molding Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 6.01 5.97 5.19 5.56 5.98 6.72
  2.2% -0.8% -13.0% 7.2% 7.6% 12.4%
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers 13.36 13.32 11.74 12.56 13.45 14.86
  2.1% -0.3% -11.8% 7.0% 7.1% 10.5%
Miscellaneous Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 3.30 3.27 2.85 3.05 3.28 3.66
  2.1% -0.8% -12.9% 7.1% 7.3% 11.8%
Printing Workers 7.83 7.77 6.84 7.30 7.82 8.71
  2.0% -0.7% -12.1% 6.7% 7.2% 11.3%
Shoe and Leather Workers 0.40 0.40 0.35 0.37 0.40 0.44
  1.7% -0.2% -12.9% 6.7% 7.1% 9.9%
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Sewers 0.78 0.78 0.70 0.74 0.78 0.84
  1.2% 0.6% -11.1% 5.9% 6.1% 7.2%
Textile Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 2.49 2.48 2.16 2.31 2.49 2.80
  2.3% -0.7% -13.0% 7.2% 7.7% 12.6%
Miscellaneous Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers 2.20 2.20 1.92 2.05 2.20 2.44
  2.0% -0.4% -12.8% 6.9% 7.3% 11.0%
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Wood 0.04 0.04 0.03 0.04 0.04 0.04
  2.2% -0.6% -12.5% 6.8% 7.4% 11.9%
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 4.37 4.35 3.79 4.06 4.37 4.90
  2.3% -0.7% -12.8% 7.1% 7.6% 12.2%
Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers 1.26 1.28 1.20 1.24 1.30 1.36
  1.5% 1.3% -6.7% 3.8% 4.7% 5.0%
Miscellaneous Plant and System Operators 2.79 2.79 2.50 2.65 2.83 3.10
  2.1% 0.1% -10.4% 6.2% 6.6% 9.5%
Chemical Processing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 4.44 4.41 3.84 4.11 4.43 4.98
  2.3% -0.7% -12.9% 7.2% 7.7% 12.4%
Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending Workers 5.65 5.62 4.94 5.28 5.67 6.34
  2.3% -0.5% -12.3% 7.0% 7.4% 11.7%
Cutting Workers 2.33 2.32 2.03 2.18 2.34 2.61
  2.2% -0.5% -12.4% 7.0% 7.4% 11.8%
Medical, Dental, and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians 2.41 2.40 2.13 2.25 2.39 2.63
  1.9% -0.2% -11.3% 5.7% 6.1% 9.9%
Painting Workers 5.13 5.11 4.45 4.76 5.10 5.62
  1.8% -0.3% -13.0% 6.9% 7.2% 10.3%
Miscellaneous Production Workers 24.61 24.39 21.27 22.80 24.33 26.91
  1.8% -0.9% -12.8% 7.2% 6.7% 10.6%
Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers 2.91 2.95 2.74 2.86 3.00 3.17
  1.5% 1.3% -7.2% 4.4% 4.9% 5.6%
Air Traffic Controllers and Airfield Operations Specialists 0.65 0.65 0.62 0.62 0.64 0.66
  1.2% 1.2% -5.7% 0.9% 3.3% 2.0%
Bus Drivers 13.63 13.80 12.87 13.19 13.77 14.30
  1.3% 1.2% -6.7% 2.5% 4.4% 3.8%
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers 79.10 79.93 72.55 76.39 80.75 86.20
  1.5% 1.0% -9.2% 5.3% 5.7% 6.7%
Locomotive Engineers and Operators 1.00 1.02 0.94 0.98 1.03 1.10
  1.5% 1.4% -7.4% 4.6% 5.1% 5.9%
Ship and Boat Captains and Operators 0.94 0.96 0.88 0.92 0.97 1.03
  1.4% 1.4% -7.7% 4.6% 5.1% 5.7%
Dredge, Excavating, and Loading Machine Operators 1.19 1.21 1.14 1.22 1.28 1.33
  2.6% 1.9% -5.7% 6.8% 5.3% 3.8%
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand 105.58 105.75 95.06 100.63 106.05 113.46
  1.2% 0.2% -10.1% 5.9% 5.4% 7.0%
Pumping Station Operators 0.65 0.66 0.62 0.66 0.70 0.73
  2.6% 1.9% -5.6% 6.5% 5.3% 4.0%
Source: Center for Economic Analysis, Michigan State University