Michigan Occupations

2023 Economic Outlook

Updated on 01/01/2023
Michigan Occupation Forecast

Michigan Occupation Forecast

Michigan Employment (000s) 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Marketing and Sales Managers 34.56 34.77 32.69 33.98 35.44 37.31
  1.3% 0.6% -6.0% 4.0% 4.3% 5.3%
Education Administrators 17.64 17.74 16.55 16.62 17.13 17.40
  1.2% 0.5% -6.7% 0.4% 3.1% 1.5%
Buyers and Purchasing Agents 24.52 24.63 22.81 23.56 24.51 25.80
  1.4% 0.4% -7.4% 3.3% 4.0% 5.3%
Claims Adjusters, Appraisers, Examiners, and Investigators 20.98 21.33 20.97 21.59 22.08 22.70
  0.8% 1.7% -1.7% 3.0% 2.3% 2.8%
Human Resources Workers 39.10 39.19 35.95 37.25 38.83 40.63
  1.1% 0.2% -8.3% 3.6% 4.2% 4.6%
Financial Analysts and Advisors 40.29 40.95 40.24 41.69 42.80 44.33
  1.0% 1.6% -1.7% 3.6% 2.7% 3.6%
Credit Counselors and Loan Officers 22.74 23.16 22.92 23.75 24.30 25.09
  0.9% 1.8% -1.0% 3.6% 2.3% 3.2%
Tax Examiners, Collectors and Preparers, and Revenue Agents 7.09 7.14 6.82 6.92 7.20 7.39
  1.1% 0.6% -4.4% 1.5% 4.0% 2.6%
Computer Occupations 222.11 223.11 211.25 218.46 228.49 239.25
  1.2% 0.5% -5.3% 3.4% 4.6% 4.7%
Computer and Information Analysts 38.61 38.87 37.13 38.36 39.96 41.73
  1.3% 0.7% -4.5% 3.3% 4.2% 4.4%
Software Developers and Programmers 86.89 87.18 82.48 85.61 89.93 94.61
  1.3% 0.3% -5.4% 3.8% 5.0% 5.2%
Database and Systems Administrators and Network Architects 32.98 33.16 31.37 32.40 33.80 35.34
  1.2% 0.5% -5.4% 3.3% 4.3% 4.5%
Computer Support Specialists 41.16 41.31 38.86 40.14 41.95 43.86
  1.2% 0.4% -5.9% 3.3% 4.5% 4.6%
Miscellaneous Mathematical Science Occupations 0.11 0.11 0.11 0.11 0.11 0.12
  1.1% 1.0% -4.1% 1.0% 3.1% 2.0%
Architects, Except Naval 6.22 6.24 5.99 6.23 6.59 6.92
  1.4% 0.3% -4.0% 4.0% 5.8% 5.0%
Surveyors, Cartographers, and Photogrammetrists 2.74 2.75 2.64 2.72 2.86 2.97
  1.3% 0.5% -4.1% 2.9% 5.1% 4.0%
Electrical and Electronics Engineers 19.05 19.07 17.59 18.27 19.18 20.37
  1.6% 0.1% -7.8% 3.8% 5.0% 6.2%
Industrial Engineers, Including Health and Safety 22.01 21.97 19.84 20.75 21.81 23.48
  1.9% -0.1% -9.7% 4.6% 5.1% 7.6%
Drafters 10.55 10.56 9.83 10.26 10.83 11.52
  1.6% 0.0% -6.9% 4.4% 5.6% 6.3%
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters 27.38 27.39 25.15 26.07 27.35 28.99
  1.5% 0.0% -8.2% 3.7% 4.9% 6.0%
Agricultural and Food Scientists 1.76 1.77 1.64 1.69 1.77 1.86
  1.6% 0.3% -7.2% 3.3% 4.6% 5.3%
Biological Scientists 5.08 5.10 4.79 4.92 5.14 5.36
  1.4% 0.3% -6.1% 2.7% 4.6% 4.3%
Conservation Scientists and Foresters 1.91 1.93 1.80 1.81 1.86 1.88
  0.8% 0.8% -6.7% 0.2% 2.9% 1.2%
Medical Scientists 6.75 6.78 6.39 6.55 6.79 7.07
  1.3% 0.4% -5.8% 2.5% 3.7% 4.1%
Astronomers and Physicists 1.02 1.02 0.97 0.99 1.03 1.06
  1.2% 0.5% -5.2% 1.9% 4.0% 3.2%
Chemists and Materials Scientists 6.07 6.07 5.57 5.78 6.07 6.45
  1.7% 0.0% -8.2% 3.8% 4.9% 6.3%
Environmental Scientists and Geoscientists 6.29 6.33 6.01 6.11 6.36 6.54
  1.2% 0.6% -5.1% 1.7% 4.0% 2.9%
Psychologists 6.55 6.60 6.18 6.21 6.31 6.43
  1.0% 0.7% -6.3% 0.4% 1.7% 1.8%
Miscellaneous Social Scientists and Related Workers 2.91 2.93 2.77 2.78 2.87 2.91
  1.0% 0.8% -5.4% 0.4% 3.1% 1.5%
Miscellaneous Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians 8.24 8.27 7.75 7.84 8.11 8.32
  1.1% 0.4% -6.3% 1.2% 3.4% 2.6%
Counselors 37.91 38.16 35.66 35.92 36.48 37.26
  1.0% 0.7% -6.6% 0.7% 1.6% 2.2%
Social Workers 40.70 41.01 38.43 38.59 39.12 39.83
  0.9% 0.8% -6.3% 0.4% 1.4% 1.8%
Miscellaneous Community and Social Service Specialists 43.56 43.89 40.94 41.23 41.92 42.74
  0.9% 0.8% -6.7% 0.7% 1.7% 1.9%
Lawyers and Judicial Law Clerks 36.83 37.05 35.50 36.44 38.12 39.53
  1.3% 0.6% -4.2% 2.7% 4.6% 3.7%
Judges, Magistrates, and Other Judicial Workers 3.18 3.21 3.04 3.01 3.07 3.08
  0.8% 1.0% -5.4% -0.9% 2.1% 0.2%
Miscellaneous Legal Support Workers 6.10 6.15 5.89 6.03 6.25 6.44
  1.0% 0.8% -4.2% 2.4% 3.6% 3.1%
Math and Computer Teachers, Postsecondary 2.68 2.70 2.52 2.52 2.61 2.64
  1.2% 0.5% -6.6% 0.2% 3.5% 1.2%
Engineering and Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary 1.37 1.37 1.28 1.28 1.33 1.35
  1.3% 0.4% -6.6% 0.2% 3.6% 1.3%
Life Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary 1.99 2.00 1.87 1.88 1.94 1.97
  1.3% 0.5% -6.5% 0.3% 3.6% 1.3%
Physical Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary 1.60 1.60 1.50 1.50 1.56 1.58
  1.3% 0.4% -6.6% 0.3% 3.6% 1.3%
Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary 3.40 3.42 3.19 3.20 3.32 3.36
  1.3% 0.4% -6.7% 0.3% 3.7% 1.4%
Health Teachers, Postsecondary 7.58 7.61 7.10 7.14 7.37 7.49
  1.3% 0.4% -6.7% 0.5% 3.3% 1.6%
Education and Library Science Teachers, Postsecondary 1.77 1.77 1.65 1.66 1.72 1.75
  1.3% 0.4% -6.8% 0.5% 3.8% 1.5%
Law, Criminal Justice, and Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary 1.17 1.18 1.10 1.10 1.15 1.16
  1.3% 0.4% -6.8% 0.5% 3.8% 1.5%
Arts, Communications, and Humanities Teachers, Postsecondary 7.06 7.09 6.61 6.64 6.89 6.99
  1.3% 0.4% -6.8% 0.5% 3.8% 1.5%
Miscellaneous Postsecondary Teachers 3.71 3.68 3.32 3.47 3.74 3.93
  2.5% -1.0% -9.7% 4.6% 7.8% 4.9%
Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers 28.46 28.64 26.64 26.92 27.35 28.02
  1.0% 0.6% -7.0% 1.0% 1.6% 2.4%
Elementary and Middle School Teachers 75.63 76.03 71.14 71.14 73.49 74.26
  1.2% 0.5% -6.4% 0.0% 3.3% 1.0%
Secondary School Teachers 41.87 42.10 39.39 39.39 40.69 41.12
  1.2% 0.5% -6.4% 0.0% 3.3% 1.0%
Special Education Teachers 18.69 18.79 17.59 17.59 18.14 18.33
  1.1% 0.6% -6.4% 0.0% 3.1% 1.1%
Miscellaneous Teachers and Instructors 33.66 33.77 31.37 31.55 32.64 33.18
  1.1% 0.3% -7.1% 0.6% 3.4% 1.7%
Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians 1.50 1.51 1.28 1.33 1.43 1.54
  0.5% 0.6% -15.3% 4.1% 7.6% 7.0%
Artists and Related Workers 4.07 4.07 3.75 3.89 4.14 4.38
  0.9% 0.1% -8.1% 4.0% 6.2% 5.8%
Designers 28.01 28.08 26.19 27.29 28.64 30.27
  1.2% 0.3% -6.7% 4.2% 5.0% 5.7%
Actors, Producers, and Directors 5.35 5.34 4.70 4.89 5.29 5.67
  0.0% -0.3% -12.1% 4.1% 8.2% 7.0%
Athletes, Coaches, Umpires, and Related Workers 8.89 8.93 7.61 7.94 8.53 9.09
  0.8% 0.4% -14.8% 4.3% 7.5% 6.6%
Dancers and Choreographers 0.50 0.50 0.39 0.42 0.47 0.53
  0.4% 0.3% -23.5% 8.8% 12.5% 12.7%
Musicians, Singers, and Related Workers 2.66 2.67 2.17 2.33 2.55 2.76
  0.3% 0.4% -18.5% 7.2% 9.3% 8.5%
Announcers 1.07 1.06 0.92 0.95 1.04 1.12
  -0.4% -0.5% -13.9% 4.2% 9.0% 7.7%
News Analysts, Reporters and Correspondents 1.14 1.13 1.03 1.06 1.13 1.19
  -0.8% -0.9% -8.8% 2.3% 7.4% 5.2%
Writers and Editors 8.09 8.08 7.44 7.72 8.18 8.62
  0.7% -0.1% -7.9% 3.8% 5.9% 5.4%
Miscellaneous Media and Communication Workers 3.70 3.71 3.47 3.56 3.72 3.87
  1.1% 0.3% -6.4% 2.5% 4.5% 4.0%
Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and Radio Operators 4.96 4.97 4.49 4.67 4.96 5.25
  0.3% 0.2% -9.6% 4.0% 6.2% 5.8%
Television, Video, and Motion Picture Camera Operators and Editors 1.51 1.50 1.37 1.41 1.51 1.59
  -0.3% -0.6% -8.9% 2.8% 7.0% 5.4%
Dentists 7.83 7.89 7.37 7.44 7.49 7.69
  0.9% 0.7% -6.6% 1.0% 0.6% 2.7%
Physicians and Surgeons 41.70 42.00 39.28 39.60 39.89 40.89
  0.9% 0.7% -6.5% 0.8% 0.7% 2.5%
Therapists 40.98 41.25 38.53 38.89 39.26 40.28
  1.0% 0.7% -6.6% 0.9% 0.9% 2.6%
Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians 19.82 19.94 18.64 18.83 19.01 19.52
  1.0% 0.7% -6.5% 1.0% 0.9% 2.7%
Diagnostic Related Technologists and Technicians 24.83 25.00 23.34 23.57 23.73 24.37
  0.9% 0.7% -6.6% 1.0% 0.7% 2.7%
Health Practitioner Support Technologists and Technicians 46.42 46.69 43.82 44.92 46.07 47.80
  0.9% 0.6% -6.1% 2.5% 2.6% 3.8%
Miscellaneous Health Technologists and Technicians 8.63 8.69 8.11 8.20 8.28 8.53
  0.9% 0.6% -6.7% 1.2% 1.0% 2.9%
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists and Technicians 5.37 5.40 5.02 5.14 5.33 5.56
  1.3% 0.5% -7.0% 2.3% 3.7% 4.2%
Miscellaneous Health Practitioners and Technical Workers 3.41 3.43 3.18 3.22 3.28 3.38
  1.0% 0.7% -7.3% 1.2% 1.9% 2.9%
Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides 146.30 147.22 137.34 138.75 139.78 143.59
  0.9% 0.6% -6.7% 1.0% 0.7% 2.7%
Occupational Therapy Assistants and Aides 3.03 3.05 2.85 2.88 2.90 2.98
  0.9% 0.6% -6.7% 1.0% 0.7% 2.7%
Physical Therapist Assistants and Aides 8.73 8.78 8.20 8.28 8.34 8.57
  0.9% 0.7% -6.7% 1.0% 0.6% 2.8%
Miscellaneous Healthcare Support Occupations 88.32 88.83 82.95 84.08 85.06 87.61
  1.0% 0.6% -6.6% 1.4% 1.2% 3.0%
First-Line Supervisors of Law Enforcement Workers 10.40 10.50 9.92 9.80 10.00 10.00
  0.8% 0.9% -5.5% -1.2% 2.0% 0.0%
Fire Inspectors 0.89 0.90 0.85 0.84 0.86 0.86
  0.8% 0.8% -5.8% -0.9% 2.1% 0.3%
Bailiffs, Correctional Officers, and Jailers 28.24 28.47 26.81 26.56 27.12 27.17
  0.8% 0.8% -5.8% -1.0% 2.1% 0.2%
Police Officers 43.05 43.47 41.09 40.60 41.40 41.37
  0.8% 1.0% -5.5% -1.2% 2.0% -0.1%
Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers 58.92 58.18 50.42 53.17 56.24 60.11
  0.9% -1.3% -13.3% 5.4% 5.8% 6.9%
Miscellaneous Protective Service Workers 21.87 21.98 19.91 20.25 21.10 21.77
  0.7% 0.5% -9.4% 1.7% 4.2% 3.2%
Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 51.38 51.61 40.18 43.44 48.38 54.17
  0.4% 0.5% -22.1% 8.1% 11.4% 12.0%
Cooks 113.58 114.11 89.38 96.28 106.81 119.17
  0.4% 0.5% -21.7% 7.7% 10.9% 11.6%
Fast Food and Counter Workers 192.23 193.09 149.98 162.36 181.18 203.11
  0.3% 0.4% -22.3% 8.3% 11.6% 12.1%
First-Line Supervisors of Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Workers 13.09 12.98 11.16 11.73 12.44 13.31
  0.8% -0.9% -14.0% 5.1% 6.1% 6.9%
Building Cleaning Workers 160.85 160.09 139.54 146.05 154.22 164.26
  0.8% -0.5% -12.8% 4.7% 5.6% 6.5%
Grounds Maintenance Workers 51.54 50.89 44.00 46.35 49.11 52.42
  0.9% -1.3% -13.5% 5.3% 6.0% 6.7%
First-Line Supervisors of Gaming Workers 1.70 1.71 1.35 1.45 1.60 1.77
  0.4% 0.6% -21.0% 6.9% 10.7% 10.8%
Gaming Services Workers 6.19 6.22 4.88 5.24 5.81 6.46
  0.3% 0.5% -21.6% 7.4% 11.0% 11.2%
Miscellaneous Entertainment Attendants and Related Workers 17.09 17.18 13.72 14.66 16.15 17.80
  0.4% 0.5% -20.1% 6.8% 10.2% 10.2%
Barbers, Hairdressers, Hairstylists and Cosmetologists 28.46 28.57 24.91 26.44 28.02 29.20
  0.2% 0.4% -12.8% 6.2% 6.0% 4.2%
Miscellaneous Personal Appearance Workers 12.82 12.87 11.17 11.85 12.57 13.11
  0.2% 0.4% -13.3% 6.2% 6.0% 4.3%
Baggage Porters, Bellhops, and Concierges 4.10 4.13 3.51 3.73 4.02 4.34
  0.5% 0.8% -15.0% 6.3% 7.5% 8.2%
Tour and Travel Guides 2.48 2.48 2.03 2.17 2.36 2.59
  0.6% -0.1% -18.0% 6.7% 8.9% 9.6%
Recreation and Fitness Workers 36.21 36.44 31.45 32.67 34.62 36.64
  0.6% 0.6% -13.7% 3.9% 6.0% 5.9%
First-Line Supervisors of Sales Workers 75.57 76.00 71.20 74.26 77.20 81.05
  0.6% 0.6% -6.3% 4.3% 4.0% 5.0%
Cashiers 188.48 189.42 173.25 181.44 190.17 201.23
  0.6% 0.5% -8.5% 4.7% 4.8% 5.8%
Counter and Rental Clerks and Parts Salespersons 41.37 41.78 39.40 41.17 42.72 44.58
  0.6% 1.0% -5.7% 4.5% 3.8% 4.4%
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing 92.90 93.17 86.23 90.03 93.96 99.45
  1.0% 0.3% -7.4% 4.4% 4.4% 5.8%
Models, Demonstrators, and Product Promoters 4.55 4.55 4.20 4.40 4.63 4.92
  1.3% -0.1% -7.7% 4.7% 5.4% 6.2%
Real Estate Brokers and Sales Agents 12.79 13.02 12.91 13.38 13.70 14.13
  0.8% 1.8% -0.9% 3.7% 2.3% 3.2%
Miscellaneous Sales and Related Workers 5.31 5.33 4.97 5.19 5.41 5.69
  0.7% 0.4% -6.8% 4.4% 4.3% 5.2%
Dispatchers 16.16 16.25 15.16 15.47 15.97 16.47
  0.8% 0.5% -6.7% 2.0% 3.2% 3.1%
Postal Service Workers 44.43 44.74 42.09 42.98 44.34 45.69
  0.7% 0.7% -5.9% 2.1% 3.2% 3.1%
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 187.42 188.49 176.21 180.79 186.64 193.60
  1.0% 0.6% -6.5% 2.6% 3.2% 3.7%
Data Entry and Information Processing Workers 12.43 12.46 11.61 11.94 12.39 12.87
  1.0% 0.2% -6.8% 2.8% 3.8% 3.9%
Miscellaneous Agricultural Workers 5.49 5.51 5.06 5.27 5.55 5.84
  1.0% 0.4% -8.2% 4.1% 5.3% 5.3%
Logging Workers 0.63 0.62 0.56 0.58 0.62 0.67
  1.9% -0.3% -10.7% 4.9% 5.2% 8.3%
Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons 0.51 0.51 0.46 0.48 0.51 0.54
  1.5% -0.1% -10.3% 4.0% 7.5% 5.5%
Carpet, Floor, and Tile Installers and Finishers 1.25 1.25 1.15 1.20 1.27 1.34
  1.1% 0.3% -8.2% 4.4% 5.4% 5.8%
Cement Masons, Concrete Finishers, and Terrazzo Workers 1.10 1.09 0.98 1.02 1.10 1.16
  1.5% -0.3% -10.9% 4.2% 8.3% 5.6%
Construction Equipment Operators 8.40 8.45 7.83 7.91 8.21 8.41
  1.0% 0.5% -7.3% 1.0% 3.9% 2.3%
Drywall Installers, Ceiling Tile Installers, and Tapers 0.39 0.39 0.35 0.37 0.41 0.43
  1.5% 0.0% -11.0% 4.3% 11.1% 5.0%
Insulation Workers 0.31 0.31 0.28 0.29 0.31 0.33
  1.4% 0.4% -9.7% 3.5% 7.9% 4.7%
Painters and Paperhangers 2.88 2.89 2.64 2.72 2.87 2.99
  1.1% 0.4% -8.5% 3.0% 5.4% 4.3%
Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 5.98 5.99 5.45 5.61 5.92 6.17
  1.2% 0.2% -8.9% 2.9% 5.5% 4.4%
Helpers, Construction Trades 1.30 1.30 1.19 1.22 1.32 1.37
  1.4% 0.5% -9.0% 3.2% 7.7% 4.4%
Miscellaneous Construction and Related Workers 0.71 0.71 0.67 0.68 0.70 0.73
  1.1% 0.6% -6.6% 1.6% 3.9% 3.0%
Derrick, Rotary Drill, and Service Unit Operators, Oil, Gas, and Mining 0.58 0.58 0.53 0.55 0.59 0.62
  1.5% 0.4% -8.2% 4.2% 6.9% 5.4%
Mining Machine Operators 0.09 0.09 0.08 0.08 0.09 0.09
  1.8% 0.2% -10.5% 4.2% 10.2% 5.7%
Radio and Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers 6.84 6.80 6.21 6.39 6.81 7.15
  -0.2% -0.6% -8.6% 2.8% 6.6% 5.0%
Miscellaneous Electrical and Electronic Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 12.08 12.05 10.89 11.36 11.91 12.57
  1.0% -0.2% -9.6% 4.4% 4.8% 5.6%
Automotive Technicians and Repairers 50.68 50.92 45.77 48.15 50.57 52.80
  0.4% 0.5% -10.1% 5.2% 5.0% 4.4%
Heavy Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Service Technicians and Mechanics 8.99 9.05 8.45 8.76 9.10 9.49
  0.7% 0.6% -6.6% 3.7% 3.9% 4.3%
Small Engine Mechanics 3.79 3.81 3.43 3.60 3.79 4.01
  0.6% 0.3% -9.9% 5.1% 5.2% 5.7%
Miscellaneous Vehicle and Mobile Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 7.53 7.57 7.04 7.35 7.65 8.03
  0.6% 0.5% -7.0% 4.5% 4.1% 4.9%
Control and Valve Installers and Repairers 2.69 2.70 2.52 2.61 2.71 2.83
  0.8% 0.6% -6.7% 3.3% 3.9% 4.2%
Industrial Machinery Installation, Repair, and Maintenance Workers 32.34 32.31 28.92 30.30 31.85 34.12
  1.5% -0.1% -10.5% 4.8% 5.1% 7.1%
Line Installers and Repairers 6.63 6.64 6.19 6.36 6.67 6.95
  0.3% 0.2% -6.7% 2.7% 4.8% 4.2%
Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers 3.64 3.66 3.37 3.51 3.67 3.83
  0.7% 0.6% -8.0% 4.4% 4.4% 4.5%
Miscellaneous Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 16.91 16.93 15.29 15.96 16.75 17.66
  0.8% 0.1% -9.7% 4.4% 4.9% 5.4%
Electrical, Electronics, and Electromechanical Assemblers 22.63 22.54 20.05 21.04 22.16 24.02
  1.9% -0.4% -11.1% 5.0% 5.3% 8.4%
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators 102.71 102.15 90.62 95.19 100.25 108.51
  1.8% -0.5% -11.3% 5.1% 5.3% 8.2%
Butchers and Other Meat, Poultry, and Fish Processing Workers 25.35 25.33 22.85 23.94 25.11 26.98
  1.5% -0.1% -9.8% 4.7% 4.9% 7.4%
Miscellaneous Food Processing Workers 18.24 18.17 16.10 16.91 17.83 19.35
  1.9% -0.4% -11.4% 5.0% 5.4% 8.5%
Computer Control Programmers and Operators 13.97 13.92 12.37 12.98 13.67 14.83
  2.0% -0.4% -11.1% 4.9% 5.3% 8.5%
Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 9.54 9.51 8.46 8.87 9.34 10.14
  2.0% -0.3% -11.1% 4.9% 5.3% 8.5%
Machine Tool Cutting Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 25.22 25.12 22.33 23.43 24.67 26.75
  1.9% -0.4% -11.1% 5.0% 5.3% 8.4%
Metal Furnace Operators, Tenders, Pourers, and Casters 2.06 2.06 1.83 1.92 2.02 2.19
  2.0% -0.3% -11.1% 4.9% 5.3% 8.5%
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic 0.60 0.60 0.54 0.56 0.59 0.64
  2.0% -0.3% -10.2% 4.8% 5.4% 8.1%
Molders and Molding Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 14.47 14.41 12.79 13.43 14.14 15.34
  2.0% -0.4% -11.2% 4.9% 5.3% 8.5%
Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Workers 28.64 28.55 25.41 26.66 28.07 30.32
  1.8% -0.3% -11.0% 4.9% 5.3% 8.0%
Miscellaneous Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 7.85 7.82 6.94 7.28 7.67 8.30
  1.9% -0.4% -11.2% 4.9% 5.3% 8.2%
Printing Workers 18.18 18.12 16.19 16.96 17.87 19.31
  1.9% -0.3% -10.6% 4.7% 5.3% 8.1%
Shoe and Leather Workers 0.93 0.93 0.83 0.87 0.92 0.98
  1.5% -0.1% -11.1% 5.2% 5.3% 7.2%
Tailors, Dressmakers, and Sewers 1.71 1.72 1.54 1.62 1.71 1.81
  0.9% 0.2% -9.9% 5.1% 5.1% 5.9%
Textile Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 6.02 6.00 5.34 5.60 5.90 6.40
  2.0% -0.3% -11.1% 4.9% 5.3% 8.5%
Miscellaneous Textile, Apparel, and Furnishings Workers 5.20 5.19 4.61 4.84 5.10 5.50
  1.7% -0.2% -11.1% 5.0% 5.3% 7.8%
Model Makers and Patternmakers, Wood 0.10 0.10 0.09 0.09 0.09 0.10
  1.9% -0.2% -10.7% 4.6% 5.1% 8.0%
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 10.43 10.40 9.25 9.71 10.22 11.08
  1.9% -0.3% -11.0% 4.9% 5.3% 8.4%
Power Plant Operators, Distributors, and Dispatchers 2.81 2.83 2.66 2.74 2.83 2.94
  0.8% 0.6% -6.1% 3.0% 3.5% 4.0%
Miscellaneous Plant and System Operators 5.98 5.97 5.39 5.63 5.90 6.32
  1.6% -0.1% -9.7% 4.4% 4.8% 7.2%
Chemical Processing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 10.53 10.50 9.32 9.78 10.31 11.19
  2.0% -0.3% -11.2% 5.0% 5.4% 8.5%
Crushing, Grinding, Polishing, Mixing, and Blending Workers 13.04 13.00 11.60 12.16 12.79 13.85
  1.9% -0.3% -10.8% 4.9% 5.2% 8.3%
Cutting Workers 5.41 5.39 4.80 5.04 5.30 5.74
  1.9% -0.3% -10.9% 4.9% 5.2% 8.3%
Medical, Dental, and Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians 5.61 5.61 5.06 5.27 5.50 5.90
  1.7% -0.1% -9.8% 4.2% 4.4% 7.2%
Painting Workers 11.87 11.85 10.50 11.05 11.64 12.52
  1.6% -0.2% -11.3% 5.2% 5.4% 7.5%
Miscellaneous Production Workers 56.10 55.73 49.28 51.82 54.61 59.02
  1.7% -0.7% -11.6% 5.1% 5.4% 8.1%
Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers 6.08 6.11 5.73 5.96 6.18 6.47
  0.7% 0.5% -6.3% 3.9% 3.8% 4.8%
Air Traffic Controllers and Airfield Operations Specialists 1.87 1.89 1.78 1.78 1.82 1.84
  0.8% 0.8% -5.7% 0.0% 2.4% 1.1%
Bus Drivers 34.67 34.90 32.74 33.25 34.28 35.16
  0.8% 0.7% -6.2% 1.6% 3.1% 2.6%
Driver/Sales Workers and Truck Drivers 160.50 161.04 147.33 154.23 161.49 170.99
  0.7% 0.3% -8.5% 4.7% 4.7% 5.9%
Locomotive Engineers and Operators 2.13 2.14 2.01 2.09 2.17 2.28
  0.6% 0.5% -6.3% 4.2% 3.9% 4.9%
Ship and Boat Captains and Operators 1.98 1.99 1.85 1.93 2.00 2.10
  0.6% 0.5% -6.9% 4.0% 4.0% 4.8%
Dredge, Excavating, and Loading Machine Operators 0.74 0.74 0.67 0.70 0.74 0.78
  1.2% 0.0% -9.2% 4.0% 5.6% 5.4%
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand 224.47 223.96 202.86 212.79 222.93 236.59
  0.9% -0.2% -9.4% 4.9% 4.8% 6.1%
Pumping Station Operators 0.49 0.49 0.45 0.47 0.49 0.52
  1.0% 0.3% -7.6% 4.2% 5.0% 5.3%
Source: Center for Economic Analysis, Michigan State University