Michigan Job Growth
There were 4,434,500 jobs in Michigan in August 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 4,696,575 employed persons for the month. Michigan added 5,400 jobs in August 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 1,325 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). Also available is Michigan job growth compared to other states.
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Michigan Employment Changes
The charts below shows the monthly job growth for Michigan as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.
CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
Total Employment in Michigan
CES employment peaked in April 2000 for Michigan at 4,690,800. Since then 256,300 jobs have been lost in Michigan according to the employer survey. From a trough of 3,828,000 in July 2009, Michigan has gained 606,500 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Michigan reached a maximum of 5,003,215 in March 2000. 306,640 jobs have been lost in Michigan since then according to the household survey. From a December 2009 low of 4,178,124, Michigan has added 518,451 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Michigan Employment History