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Want to work in Michigan as a Manager? Read this first!

7.4% Jobs Projection
$95,390 Median Salary
1,630 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Managers in Michigan are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Managers in Michigan is growing faster than average.

  • Managers in Michigan earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Managers Work in Michigan?

In Michigan, there were 6,370 people working as Managers in the year 2018.

There were 6,950 Managers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 580 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Managers in MI Employment Trend

The typical state has 5,175 Managers working in it, which means Michigan has more Managers than average.

Managers in MI vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Michigan

Jobs for Managers in this state are growing at a rate of 7.4% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.0%.

Job Projections for Managers: Nation vs. MI

Michigan Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 1,630 annual job openings, and 22,110 total jobs in 2026 for Managers in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 79,200 annual jobs and 1,071,700 total jobs in 2026.

What do Managers Make in Michigan?

In 2018 wages for Managers ranged from $52,430 to $150,140 with $95,390 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $25.21 to $72.18. The median hourly rate was $45.86.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $45.23 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.63.

The median salary in Michigan is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Managers Earnings: MI vs. National Average

Top Michigan Metros for Managers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Managers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 3,520 $103,330
Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 720 $88,030
Kalamazoo-Portage, MI 270 $82,110
South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI 210 $65,310
Lansing-East Lansing, MI 180 $90,200
Flint, MI 140 $81,200
Jackson, MI 130 $112,440
Niles-Benton Harbor, MI 110 $82,560
Saginaw, MI 70 $73,850
Battle Creek, MI 60 n/a
Midland, MI 40 $96,030
Monroe, MI 40 $116,680
Bay City, MI 40 $74,180

Top States for Managers Employment

View the list below to see where most Managers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 66,300 $129,300
Florida 23,160 $90,740
Texas 20,710 $113,510
District of Columbia 19,910 $141,320
New Jersey 18,370 $127,510
Virginia 17,280 $130,590
New York 16,600 $109,910
Georgia 14,480 $109,920
Tennessee 14,480 $74,130
Maryland 14,450 $119,900
Ohio 14,410 $97,600
Wisconsin 12,400 $75,630
North Carolina 11,990 $113,560
Washington 11,280 $116,700
Pennsylvania 11,060 $116,820
Louisiana 9,790 $79,900
Minnesota 9,350 $118,410
Colorado 8,940 $127,750
Massachusetts 8,660 $120,100
Arizona 8,520 $98,540

Below are the states where Managers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $141,320
Virginia $130,590
California $129,300
Colorado $127,750
New Jersey $127,510
Delaware $124,710
Massachusetts $120,100
Maryland $119,900
New Hampshire $118,520
Minnesota $118,410


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