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MICHIGAN'S HIGH-DEMAND CAREER OPENINGS THROUGH 2024
811,105

Jobs and Salaries
Number of Jobs Salary and job name
171,756 $82,270 Software Developers, Applications
41,190 $84,810 Computer System Analysts
33,318 $47,730 Computer User Support Specialists
24,426 $61,500 Web Developer
Jobs and Salaries
Number of Jobs Salary and job name
30,590 $34,930 General Maintenance and Repair Workers
24,626 $39,920 Machinists
24,365 $86,550 Mechanical Engineers
12,626 $85,170 Industrial Engineers
10,843 $35,280 CNC Machine Tool Operators
4,599 $85,960 Electrical Engineers
1,575 $48,970 CNC Machine Tool Programmers
Jobs and Salaries
Number of Jobs Salary and job name
46,690 $28,520 Nursing Assistants
43,862 $67,450 Registered Nurses
41,860 $21,230 Home Health Aides
35,196 $21,380 Personal Care Aides
20,419 $29,850 Medical Assistants
6,846 $46,500 Licensed Practical and Vocational Nurses
6,174 $29,450 Pharmacy Technicians
3,941 $48,659 Physical Therapist Assistants
3,367 $29,800 Emergency Medical Techs and Paramedics
2,800 $40,680 Massage Therapists
1,092 $54,840 Cardiovascular Technicians
Jobs and Salaries
Number of Jobs Salary and job name
15,869 $58,080 Electricians
15,232 $37,050 Automotive Service Technicians
9,163 $63,610 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters
5,187 $41,910 Bus and Truck Mechs and Diesel Specialists
4,914 $48,920 Operating Engineers and Other Equip Ops
4,011 $47,100 Automotive Body and Related Repairers
1,911 $46,400 Brickmasons and Blockmasons
Jobs and Salaries
Number of Jobs Salary and job name
48,678 $60,690 Sales Representatives
38,738 $98,590 General and Operation Managers
21,686 $64,790 Accountants and Auditors
13,860 $48,570 Insurance Sales Agents
12,530 $73,050 Management Analysts
12,348 $95,550 Financial Managers and Analysts
10,605 $59,930 Marketing Research and Specialists
3,976 $73,650 Civil & Architectural Engineers

Events

NMU Youth Programs  January 1 2019

Year-round hands-on experiences!

2019 U.P. Professional Trades Career Days  September 25 2019

A two-day event! Participate in Hands-on Activities! Operate bulldozers, cranes, excavators, lay…

Governor’s High School Cyber Challenge  September 30 2019

Teams comprised of up to three high school students. The only requirements are an interest in…

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