Michigan Occupations

2022 Economic Outlook

Updated on 12/28/2021
Michigan Occupation Forecast

Michigan Occupation Forecast

Michigan Employment (000s) 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Marketing and Sales Managers 34.13 34.55 34.77 32.57 33.76 33.85
  1.7% 1.3% 0.6% -6.3% 3.6% 0.3%
Education Administrators 17.44 17.64 17.74 16.56 16.67 17.18
  0.9% 1.2% 0.5% -6.6% 0.7% 3.0%
Buyers and Purchasing Agents 24.18 24.52 24.63 22.78 23.49 23.29
  1.5% 1.4% 0.4% -7.5% 3.1% -0.9%
Claims Adjusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and Investigators 20.81 20.98 21.33 20.90 21.13 21.31
  1.9% 0.8% 1.7% -2.0% 1.1% 0.9%
Human Resources Workers 38.68 39.10 39.18 35.82 36.97 37.73
  0.7% 1.1% 0.2% -8.6% 3.2% 2.1%
Financial Analysts and Advisors 39.88 40.29 40.95 40.07 40.75 41.02
  2.2% 1.0% 1.6% -2.2% 1.7% 0.7%
Credit Counselors and Loan Officers 22.54 22.74 23.15 22.83 23.15 23.32
  2.2% 0.9% 1.8% -1.4% 1.4% 0.8%
Tax Examiners, Collectors and Preparers, and Revenue Agents 7.01 7.09 7.14 6.80 6.95 7.07
  1.8% 1.1% 0.6% -4.8% 2.3% 1.7%
Computer Occupations 219.39 222.11 223.11 210.22 216.89 218.90
  1.7% 1.2% 0.5% -5.8% 3.2% 0.9%
Computer and Information Analysts 38.09 38.61 38.87 36.93 38.10 38.55
  2.0% 1.3% 0.7% -5.0% 3.2% 1.2%
Software Developers and Programmers 85.80 86.89 87.18 82.05 84.84 85.23
  1.8% 1.3% 0.3% -5.9% 3.4% 0.5%
Database and Systems Administrators and Network Architects 32.58 32.98 33.16 31.22 32.16 32.53
  1.7% 1.2% 0.5% -5.8% 3.0% 1.1%
Computer Support Specialists 40.69 41.16 41.31 38.69 39.90 40.41
  1.4% 1.2% 0.4% -6.3% 3.1% 1.3%
Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations 0.11 0.11 0.11 0.11 0.11 0.11
  1.6% 1.1% 1.0% -4.4% 1.5% 1.6%
Architects, Except Naval 6.13 6.22 6.24 5.95 6.22 6.33
  2.5% 1.4% 0.3% -4.7% 4.6% 1.7%
Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists 2.70 2.74 2.75 2.62 2.72 2.77
  2.3% 1.3% 0.5% -4.7% 3.7% 1.7%
Electrical and Electronics Engineers 18.76 19.05 19.07 17.55 18.11 17.74
  1.8% 1.6% 0.1% -8.0% 3.2% -2.0%
Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety 21.60 22.00 21.97 19.82 20.47 19.62
  1.7% 1.9% -0.1% -9.8% 3.3% -4.1%
Drafters 10.39 10.56 10.56 9.78 10.18 10.08
  2.1% 1.6% 0.0% -7.3% 4.1% -1.0%
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters 26.96 27.38 27.38 25.11 25.88 25.36
  1.6% 1.5% 0.0% -8.3% 3.1% -2.0%
Agricultural and Food Scientists 1.73 1.76 1.76 1.63 1.69 1.67
  1.8% 1.6% 0.3% -7.5% 3.2% -0.7%
Biological Scientists 5.01 5.08 5.10 4.77 4.91 4.95
  1.8% 1.4% 0.3% -6.4% 3.0% 0.8%
Conservation Scientists and Foresters 1.90 1.91 1.93 1.80 1.81 1.85
  0.6% 0.8% 0.8% -6.7% 0.7% 1.9%
Medical Scientists 6.66 6.75 6.78 6.36 6.53 6.65
  2.0% 1.3% 0.4% -6.2% 2.7% 1.8%
Astronomers and Physicists 1.01 1.02 1.02 0.97 0.99 1.01
  1.8% 1.2% 0.5% -5.5% 2.4% 1.8%
Chemists and Materials Scientists 5.97 6.07 6.07 5.56 5.73 5.61
  1.7% 1.7% 0.0% -8.4% 3.2% -2.3%
Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists 6.22 6.29 6.33 5.99 6.13 6.23
  1.6% 1.2% 0.6% -5.4% 2.4% 1.7%
Psychologists 6.49 6.55 6.60 6.18 6.22 6.43
  1.2% 1.0% 0.7% -6.4% 0.7% 3.4%
Miscellaneous Social Scientists and Related Workers 2.88 2.91 2.93 2.77 2.80 2.85
  1.1% 1.0% 0.8% -5.6% 1.2% 1.9%
Miscellaneous Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians 8.15 8.24 8.27 7.74 7.87 7.99
  1.0% 1.1% 0.4% -6.5% 1.7% 1.6%
Counselors 37.54 37.91 38.16 35.61 35.93 37.29
  1.3% 1.0% 0.7% -6.7% 0.9% 3.8%
Social Workers 40.34 40.70 41.01 38.37 38.66 39.98
  1.2% 0.9% 0.8% -6.4% 0.8% 3.4%
Miscellaneous Community and Social Service Specialists 43.19 43.56 43.89 40.86 41.24 42.70
  1.0% 0.9% 0.8% -6.9% 0.9% 3.5%
Lawyers and Judicial Law Clerks 36.37 36.83 37.05 35.31 36.44 37.05
  2.1% 1.3% 0.6% -4.7% 3.2% 1.7%
Judges, Magistrates, and Other Judicial Workers 3.16 3.18 3.21 3.04 3.04 3.09
  0.8% 0.8% 1.0% -5.4% 0.1% 1.7%
Miscellaneous Legal Support Workers 6.04 6.10 6.15 5.87 6.00 6.09
  1.5% 1.0% 0.8% -4.6% 2.2% 1.5%
Math and Computer Teachers, Postsecondary 2.65 2.68 2.70 2.52 2.54 2.61
  0.7% 1.2% 0.5% -6.4% 0.5% 2.7%
Engineering and Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary 1.35 1.37 1.37 1.28 1.29 1.33
  0.7% 1.3% 0.4% -6.4% 0.5% 2.7%
Life Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary 1.97 1.99 2.00 1.88 1.89 1.94
  0.8% 1.3% 0.5% -6.4% 0.5% 2.7%
Physical Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary 1.58 1.60 1.60 1.50 1.51 1.55
  0.8% 1.3% 0.4% -6.4% 0.5% 2.7%
Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary 3.36 3.40 3.42 3.19 3.21 3.30
  0.8% 1.3% 0.4% -6.5% 0.5% 2.8%
Health Teachers, Postsecondary 7.48 7.58 7.61 7.11 7.16 7.38
  0.9% 1.3% 0.4% -6.6% 0.7% 3.1%
Education and Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary 1.74 1.77 1.77 1.66 1.67 1.72
  0.7% 1.3% 0.4% -6.6% 0.6% 2.9%
Law, Criminal Justice, and Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary 1.16 1.17 1.18 1.10 1.11 1.14
  0.8% 1.3% 0.4% -6.6% 0.6% 2.9%
Arts, Communications, and Humanities Teachers, Postsecondary 6.97 7.06 7.09 6.62 6.66 6.86
  0.7% 1.3% 0.4% -6.6% 0.6% 2.9%
Miscellaneous Postsecondary Teachers 3.62 3.71 3.68 3.34 3.42 3.62
  0.9% 2.5% -1.0% -9.3% 2.4% 5.8%
Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers 28.19 28.46 28.64 26.60 26.88 27.99
  1.2% 1.0% 0.6% -7.1% 1.0% 4.1%
Elementary and Middle School Teachers 74.75 75.63 76.03 71.27 71.55 73.38
  0.7% 1.2% 0.5% -6.3% 0.4% 2.6%
Secondary School Teachers 41.39 41.87 42.10 39.46 39.62 40.63
  0.7% 1.2% 0.5% -6.3% 0.4% 2.6%
Special Education Teachers 18.48 18.69 18.79 17.62 17.69 18.16
  0.8% 1.1% 0.6% -6.3% 0.4% 2.6%
Miscellaneous Teachers and Instructors 33.28 33.66 33.77 31.40 31.68 32.55
  0.5% 1.1% 0.3% -7.0% 0.9% 2.8%
Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians 1.50 1.50 1.51 1.28 1.34 1.43
  1.1% 0.6% 0.6% -15.4% 4.6% 7.1%
Artists and Related Workers 4.03 4.07 4.07 3.73 3.87 3.94
  1.4% 0.9% 0.1% -8.5% 3.7% 2.0%
Designers 27.67 28.01 28.08 26.11 27.19 27.17
  1.6% 1.2% 0.3% -7.0% 4.2% -0.1%
Actors, Producers, and Directors 5.36 5.35 5.34 4.68 4.81 4.99
  0.2% 0.0% -0.3% -12.4% 2.8% 3.9%
Athletes, Coaches, Umpires, and Related Workers 8.83 8.89 8.93 7.60 7.93 8.50
  0.9% 0.8% 0.4% -14.9% 4.3% 7.2%
Dancers and Choreographers 0.50 0.50 0.50 0.38 0.42 0.47
  1.5% 0.5% 0.3% -23.7% 9.3% 12.6%
Musicians, Singers, and Related Workers 2.65 2.66 2.67 2.17 2.30 2.51
  0.3% 0.3% 0.4% -18.8% 6.3% 9.2%
Announcers 1.07 1.07 1.06 0.91 0.93 0.97
  -0.4% -0.4% -0.5% -14.1% 2.3% 4.3%
News Analysts, Reporters and Correspondents 1.15 1.14 1.13 1.03 1.02 1.02
  -1.3% -0.8% -0.9% -9.1% -0.8% 0.3%
Writers and Editors 8.04 8.09 8.08 7.41 7.62 7.72
  0.7% 0.7% -0.1% -8.3% 2.8% 1.3%
Miscellaneous Media and Communication Workers 3.66 3.70 3.71 3.46 3.55 3.65
  1.5% 1.1% 0.3% -6.8% 2.7% 2.6%
Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and Radio Operators 4.94 4.96 4.97 4.48 4.59 4.74
  0.5% 0.3% 0.2% -9.9% 2.6% 3.1%
Television, Video, and Motion Picture Camera Operators and Editors 1.52 1.51 1.50 1.36 1.37 1.39
  -0.6% -0.3% -0.6% -9.2% 0.7% 1.1%
Dentists 7.76 7.83 7.89 7.35 7.42 7.75
  1.6% 0.9% 0.7% -6.8% 1.0% 4.5%
Physicians and Surgeons 41.32 41.70 42.00 39.18 39.56 41.24
  1.5% 0.9% 0.7% -6.7% 1.0% 4.3%
Therapists 40.60 40.98 41.25 38.44 38.85 40.48
  1.4% 0.9% 0.7% -6.8% 1.1% 4.2%
Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians 19.63 19.82 19.94 18.59 18.80 19.59
  1.5% 1.0% 0.7% -6.8% 1.1% 4.2%
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians 24.60 24.83 24.99 23.28 23.53 24.56
  1.5% 0.9% 0.7% -6.8% 1.1% 4.4%
Health Practitioner Support Technologists and Technicians 46.02 46.42 46.68 43.74 44.96 46.03
  1.3% 0.9% 0.6% -6.3% 2.8% 2.4%
Miscellaneous Health Technologists and Technicians 8.55 8.63 8.69 8.09 8.19 8.51
  1.5% 0.9% 0.6% -6.9% 1.3% 3.9%
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists and Technicians 5.30 5.37 5.40 5.01 5.13 5.11
  1.5% 1.3% 0.5% -7.1% 2.3% -0.3%
Miscellaneous Health Practitioners and Technical Workers 3.38 3.41 3.43 3.18 3.22 3.35
  1.3% 1.0% 0.7% -7.4% 1.4% 4.1%
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides 144.95 146.29 147.22 136.98 138.50 144.58
  1.5% 0.9% 0.6% -7.0% 1.1% 4.4%
Occupational Therapy Assistants and Aides 3.01 3.03 3.05 2.84 2.87 3.00
  1.5% 0.9% 0.6% -6.9% 1.1% 4.5%
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides 8.65 8.73 8.78 8.18 8.26 8.64
  1.5% 0.9% 0.7% -6.9% 1.1% 4.5%
Miscellaneous Healthcare Support Occupations 87.48 88.31 88.83 82.71 83.91 87.42
  1.5% 1.0% 0.6% -6.9% 1.5% 4.2%
First-Line Supervisors of Law Enforcement Workers 10.32 10.40 10.50 9.93 9.92 10.08
  0.7% 0.8% 0.9% -5.4% -0.1% 1.7%
Fire Inspectors 0.88 0.89 0.90 0.85 0.85 0.86
  0.6% 0.8% 0.8% -5.8% 0.1% 1.6%
Bailiffs, Correctional Officers, and Jailers 28.01 28.24 28.47 26.83 26.86 27.32
  0.6% 0.8% 0.8% -5.8% 0.1% 1.7%
Police Officers 42.71 43.05 43.47 41.13 41.08 41.76
  0.7% 0.8% 1.0% -5.4% -0.1% 1.7%
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers 58.40 58.92 58.17 50.21 52.90 54.99
  -1.1% 0.9% -1.3% -13.7% 5.3% 4.0%
Miscellaneous Protective Service Workers 21.71 21.87 21.98 19.90 20.33 21.04
  0.5% 0.7% 0.5% -9.5% 2.2% 3.5%
Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 51.19 51.39 51.62 40.06 43.56 48.56
  1.5% 0.4% 0.4% -22.4% 8.7% 11.5%
Cooks 113.16 113.61 114.12 89.12 96.54 107.52
  1.5% 0.4% 0.4% -21.9% 8.3% 11.4%
Fast Food and Counter Workers 191.59 192.29 193.10 149.56 162.87 181.52
  1.5% 0.4% 0.4% -22.5% 8.9% 11.5%
First-Line Supervisors of Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Workers 12.98 13.09 12.98 11.12 11.69 12.28
  -0.6% 0.8% -0.9% -14.3% 5.1% 5.0%
Building Cleaning Workers 159.52 160.85 160.09 139.11 145.50 152.23
  -0.1% 0.8% -0.5% -13.1% 4.6% 4.6%
Grounds Maintenance Workers 51.11 51.55 50.89 43.82 46.13 48.03
  -1.2% 0.9% -1.3% -13.9% 5.3% 4.1%
First-Line Supervisors of Gaming Workers 1.70 1.70 1.71 1.35 1.45 1.61
  1.4% 0.4% 0.5% -21.2% 7.7% 10.8%
Gaming Services Workers 6.17 6.19 6.22 4.86 5.26 5.84
  1.3% 0.4% 0.5% -21.8% 8.1% 11.2%
Miscellaneous Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers 17.03 17.09 17.18 13.69 14.68 16.18
  1.2% 0.4% 0.5% -20.3% 7.3% 10.2%
Barbers, Hairdressers, Hairstylists and Cosmetologists 28.39 28.46 28.57 24.80 25.69 27.08
  -1.0% 0.2% 0.4% -13.2% 3.6% 5.4%
Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers 12.79 12.82 12.87 11.11 11.50 12.18
  -1.0% 0.2% 0.4% -13.7% 3.5% 5.9%
Baggage Porters, Bellhops, and Concierges 4.08 4.10 4.13 3.50 3.70 3.97
  1.2% 0.5% 0.7% -15.3% 5.8% 7.2%
Tour and Travel Guides 2.47 2.48 2.48 2.03 2.17 2.33
  0.6% 0.6% -0.1% -18.3% 7.0% 7.7%
Recreation and Fitness Workers 36.01 36.21 36.44 31.38 32.59 34.78
  0.8% 0.6% 0.6% -13.9% 3.8% 6.7%
First-Line Supervisors of Sales Workers 75.08 75.56 75.99 71.22 74.36 74.54
  0.9% 0.6% 0.6% -6.3% 4.4% 0.2%
Cashiers 187.44 188.48 189.40 173.36 182.26 184.73
  0.8% 0.6% 0.5% -8.5% 5.1% 1.4%
Counter and Rental Clerks and Parts Salespersons 41.12 41.36 41.77 39.33 40.59 41.12
  1.0% 0.6% 1.0% -5.9% 3.2% 1.3%
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing 91.96 92.90 93.16 86.25 89.87 88.73
  1.1% 1.0% 0.3% -7.4% 4.2% -1.3%
Models, Demonstrators, and Product Promoters 4.50 4.55 4.55 4.18 4.38 4.38
  1.3% 1.3% -0.1% -8.0% 4.6% -0.1%
Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents 12.68 12.78 13.02 12.86 13.02 13.10
  2.1% 0.8% 1.8% -1.2% 1.2% 0.7%
Miscellaneous Sales and Related Workers 5.28 5.31 5.33 4.97 5.17 5.20
  0.8% 0.7% 0.4% -6.9% 4.1% 0.5%
Dispatchers 16.03 16.16 16.25 15.16 15.53 15.72
  0.7% 0.8% 0.5% -6.7% 2.5% 1.2%
Postal Service Workers 44.14 44.43 44.73 42.13 43.33 43.58
  0.7% 0.7% 0.7% -5.8% 2.8% 0.6%
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 185.51 187.42 188.48 175.69 179.83 184.06
  1.3% 1.0% 0.6% -6.8% 2.4% 2.4%
Data Entry and Information Processing Workers 12.31 12.43 12.46 11.58 11.89 12.09
  0.7% 1.0% 0.2% -7.1% 2.7% 1.7%
Miscellaneous Agricultural Workers 5.43 5.49 5.51 5.06 5.28 5.26
  0.9% 1.0% 0.4% -8.2% 4.4% -0.5%
Logging Workers 0.61 0.63 0.62 0.56 0.58 0.54
  1.6% 1.9% -0.3% -10.7% 3.1% -5.5%
Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons 0.51 0.51 0.51 0.46 0.48 0.47
  0.1% 1.5% -0.1% -10.5% 4.7% -1.6%
Carpet, Floor, and Tile Installers and Finishers 1.24 1.25 1.25 1.15 1.20 1.19
  0.8% 1.1% 0.2% -8.2% 4.6% -1.6%
Cement Masons, Concrete Finishers, and Terrazzo Workers 1.08 1.10 1.09 0.97 1.02 1.01
  -0.2% 1.5% -0.3% -11.1% 5.2% -1.2%
Construction Equipment Operators 8.32 8.40 8.45 7.83 7.97 8.03
  0.5% 1.0% 0.5% -7.3% 1.8% 0.8%
Drywall Installers, Ceiling Tile Installers, and Tapers 0.39 0.39 0.39 0.35 0.37 0.37
  -0.5% 1.6% 0.0% -11.2% 6.7% -1.5%
Insulation Workers 0.31 0.31 0.31 0.28 0.29 0.29
  0.4% 1.4% 0.3% -9.9% 4.4% -1.7%
Painters and Paperhangers 2.85 2.88 2.89 2.64 2.72 2.75
  0.6% 1.1% 0.3% -8.7% 3.2% 1.0%
Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 5.91 5.98 5.99 5.45 5.63 5.61
  0.4% 1.2% 0.1% -9.0% 3.3% -0.3%
Helpers, Construction Trades 1.28 1.30 1.30 1.18 1.24 1.22
  0.5% 1.4% 0.5% -9.2% 4.3% -1.2%
Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers 0.70 0.71 0.71 0.67 0.68 0.68
  1.0% 1.1% 0.6% -6.6% 2.2% 0.3%
Derrick, Rotary Drill, and Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining 0.57 0.58 0.58 0.53 0.55 0.55
  0.8% 1.5% 0.3% -8.4% 4.8% -1.4%
Mining Machine Operators 0.08 0.09 0.09 0.08 0.08 0.08
  0.4% 1.8% 0.2% -10.7% 5.7% -3.5%
Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers 6.85 6.84 6.80 6.19 6.24 6.29
  -0.8% -0.2% -0.6% -8.9% 0.8% 0.8%
Miscellaneous Electrical and Electronic Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 11.96 12.08 12.05 10.87 11.30 11.34
  0.1% 1.0% -0.2% -9.8% 3.9% 0.4%
Automotive Technicians and Repairers 50.48 50.68 50.91 45.68 47.46 48.92
  -0.3% 0.4% 0.5% -10.3% 3.9% 3.1%
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service Technicians and Mechanics 8.92 8.99 9.05 8.44 8.74 8.77
  0.8% 0.7% 0.6% -6.6% 3.5% 0.4%
Small Engine Mechanics 3.77 3.79 3.81 3.43 3.59 3.67
  0.4% 0.6% 0.3% -10.0% 4.8% 2.2%
Miscellaneous Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 7.48 7.53 7.56 7.04 7.36 7.39
  0.6% 0.6% 0.5% -6.9% 4.5% 0.4%
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers 2.67 2.69 2.70 2.53 2.62 2.62
  0.8% 0.8% 0.6% -6.6% 3.7% 0.1%
Industrial Machinery Installation, Repair, and Maintenance Workers 31.85 32.34 32.31 28.92 29.84 28.89
  1.1% 1.5% -0.1% -10.5% 3.2% -3.2%
Line Installers and Repairers 6.61 6.63 6.64 6.19 6.34 6.36
  0.2% 0.3% 0.2% -6.8% 2.4% 0.3%
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers 3.61 3.64 3.66 3.36 3.48 3.53
  0.5% 0.7% 0.6% -8.1% 3.5% 1.3%
Miscellaneous Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 16.77 16.91 16.93 15.27 15.88 16.10
  0.3% 0.8% 0.1% -9.8% 4.0% 1.4%
Electrical, Electronics, and Electromechanical Assemblers 22.21 22.63 22.54 20.06 20.69 19.58
  1.5% 1.9% -0.4% -11.0% 3.1% -5.3%
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators 100.88 102.70 102.14 90.62 93.72 89.52
  1.1% 1.8% -0.5% -11.3% 3.4% -4.5%
Butchers and Other Meat, Poultry, and Fish Processing Workers 24.97 25.35 25.32 22.87 23.69 22.77
  1.3% 1.5% -0.1% -9.7% 3.6% -3.9%
Miscellaneous Food Processing Workers 17.90 18.24 18.17 16.10 16.63 15.79
  1.5% 1.9% -0.4% -11.4% 3.3% -5.0%
Computer Control Programmers and Operators 13.70 13.97 13.92 12.38 12.75 12.01
  1.6% 2.0% -0.4% -11.0% 3.0% -5.8%
Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 9.36 9.54 9.51 8.46 8.72 8.20
  1.7% 2.0% -0.3% -11.0% 3.0% -5.9%
Machine Tool Cutting Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 24.74 25.21 25.12 22.34 23.03 21.77
  1.5% 1.9% -0.4% -11.1% 3.1% -5.5%
Metal Furnace Operators, Tenders, Pourers, and Casters 2.02 2.06 2.06 1.83 1.89 1.77
  1.7% 2.0% -0.3% -11.0% 3.0% -5.9%
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic 0.59 0.60 0.60 0.54 0.56 0.53
  1.8% 2.0% -0.3% -10.3% 3.2% -5.1%
Molders and Molding Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 14.19 14.47 14.41 12.80 13.19 12.45
  1.5% 2.0% -0.4% -11.2% 3.1% -5.6%
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers 28.13 28.64 28.55 25.42 26.22 25.00
  1.3% 1.8% -0.3% -11.0% 3.2% -4.7%
Miscellaneous Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 7.71 7.85 7.82 6.95 7.16 6.80
  1.4% 1.9% -0.4% -11.2% 3.1% -5.1%
Printing Workers 17.85 18.18 18.12 16.19 16.68 15.85
  1.5% 1.9% -0.3% -10.6% 3.0% -5.0%
Shoe and Leather Workers 0.92 0.93 0.93 0.83 0.85 0.83
  0.9% 1.5% -0.1% -11.1% 3.3% -2.8%
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Sewers 1.70 1.71 1.72 1.54 1.60 1.61
  0.5% 0.9% 0.2% -10.0% 3.8% 0.3%
Textile Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 5.91 6.02 6.00 5.34 5.50 5.18
  1.7% 2.0% -0.3% -11.0% 3.0% -5.9%
Miscellaneous Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers 5.11 5.20 5.19 4.61 4.76 4.56
  1.3% 1.7% -0.2% -11.1% 3.1% -4.1%
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Wood 0.09 0.10 0.10 0.09 0.09 0.08
  1.6% 1.9% -0.3% -10.6% 2.9% -5.4%
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 10.23 10.43 10.40 9.26 9.54 9.00
  1.6% 1.9% -0.3% -10.9% 3.0% -5.7%
Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers 2.79 2.81 2.83 2.66 2.75 2.77
  0.9% 0.8% 0.6% -6.1% 3.6% 0.4%
Miscellaneous Plant and System Operators 5.88 5.97 5.97 5.39 5.57 5.35
  1.4% 1.6% -0.1% -9.6% 3.2% -4.0%
Chemical Processing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 10.33 10.53 10.50 9.33 9.61 9.07
  1.6% 2.0% -0.3% -11.1% 3.1% -5.7%
Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending Workers 12.79 13.04 13.00 11.60 11.96 11.30
  1.6% 1.9% -0.3% -10.7% 3.1% -5.5%
Cutting Workers 5.30 5.41 5.39 4.80 4.95 4.68
  1.6% 1.9% -0.3% -10.8% 3.1% -5.4%
Medical, Dental, and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians 5.52 5.61 5.61 5.06 5.21 5.03
  1.5% 1.7% -0.1% -9.8% 2.9% -3.5%
Painting Workers 11.69 11.87 11.85 10.50 10.84 10.48
  1.0% 1.6% -0.2% -11.4% 3.2% -3.3%
Miscellaneous Production Workers 55.16 56.10 55.72 49.25 51.04 49.18
  0.8% 1.7% -0.7% -11.6% 3.6% -3.6%
Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers 6.04 6.08 6.11 5.73 5.98 5.99
  0.9% 0.7% 0.5% -6.2% 4.3% 0.2%
Air Traffic Controllers and Airfield Operations Specialists 1.86 1.87 1.89 1.78 1.80 1.82
  0.7% 0.8% 0.8% -5.6% 0.9% 1.2%
Bus Drivers 34.40 34.67 34.90 32.77 33.48 33.92
  0.8% 0.8% 0.6% -6.1% 2.2% 1.3%
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers 159.32 160.50 161.02 147.36 154.38 155.26
  0.8% 0.7% 0.3% -8.5% 4.8% 0.6%
Locomotive Engineers and Operators 2.12 2.13 2.14 2.01 2.10 2.10
  0.8% 0.6% 0.5% -6.2% 4.6% -0.1%
Ship and Boat Captains and Operators 1.97 1.98 1.99 1.85 1.93 1.94
  0.8% 0.6% 0.5% -6.8% 4.4% 0.5%
Dredge, Excavating, and Loading Machine Operators 0.73 0.74 0.74 0.67 0.70 0.70
  0.4% 1.2% -0.1% -9.4% 4.2% -0.6%
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand 222.39 224.47 223.93 202.71 211.83 211.77
  0.2% 0.9% -0.2% -9.5% 4.5% 0.0%
Pumping Station Operators 0.48 0.49 0.49 0.45 0.47 0.47
  0.7% 1.0% 0.3% -7.6% 4.6% -0.7%
Source: Center for Economic Analysis, Michigan State University