Michigan Job Growth
There were 4,438,400 jobs in Michigan in May 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 4,745,735 employed persons for the month. Michigan lost 6,400 jobs in May 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure rose by 185 (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 June 2000 for Michigan at 4,691,500. Since then 253,100 jobs have been lost in Michigan according to the employer survey. From a trough of 3,827,300 in July 2009, Michigan has gained 611,100 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Michigan reached a maximum of 5,003,215 in March 2000. 257,480 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 567,611 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Michigan Employment History