Michigan Job Growth
There were 4,120,600 jobs in Michigan in February 2021 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 4,451,945 employed persons for the month. Michigan added 63,500 jobs in February 2021 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS employment measure fell by 13,840 (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 4,693,200. Since then 572,599 jobs have been lost in Michigan according to the employer survey. From a trough of 3,397,600 in April 2020, Michigan has gained 723,000 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment in Michigan reached a maximum of 4,993,328 in March 2000. 541,383 jobs have been lost in Michigan since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 3,502,065, Michigan has added 949,880 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Michigan Employment History