Economy & Workforce

The Flint MSA Gross Domestic Product grew by 2.3 percent (vs. 1.7 nationally) in 2016. Real GDP for Flint & Genesee grew 2.3 percent (vs. 17 percent nationally) in 2016, led by growth in finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing; information services; construction; education; and health care and social assistance

Flint MSA Gross Domestic Product (Millions of dollars)

Flint & Genesee (Flint MSA)
Total Population 408,615
Total Employment (No. of Jobs) 188,803
Average Earnings $53,746
($63,012 for Michigan)

(Source: Bureau of Economic Analysis – Last updated: November 17, 2016)

Top 10 Occupation Groups (2017)

Office and Administrative Support Occupations 21,311
Sales and Related Occupations 14,832
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 14,321
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 12,697
Production Occupations 9,620
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 8,001
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 7,332
Management Occupations 5,703
Healthcare Support Occupations 5,567
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 5,120

 

Major Employers (link to Membership Directory)

Employer Name Employees Industry
General Motors 7500 Manufacturing
Genesys Reg. Med. Ctr. 3500 Medical
Mclaren Flint 2785 Medical
Hurley Medical Center 2780 Medical
Diplomat 1120 Medical
Univ. Of Michigan-Flint 1100 Education
Huntington Bank 600 Financial
Creative Foam Corp. 600 Manufacturing
Mass Transportation Authority 575 Transportation
Mott Community College 445 Education
Baker College 404 Education
Consumers Energy 398 Utility
Kettering University 398 Education
Al Serra Automotive 385 Automotive
Magna 350 Manufacturing
Northgate 211 Manufacturing
Tmi Climate Solutions 200 Manufacturing
Client Financial Services 180 Financial
Hss Material Management 165 Manufacturing
Goyette Mechanical 165 Contracting

 

Wages by Occupation – Avg. Hourly Earnings (2017)

Wages by Occupation – Avg. Hourly Earnings (2017) Genesee Co. Michigan
Management $46.48 $51.12
Business and Financial Operations $31.65 $32.60
Computer and Mathematical $28.80 $36.07
Architecture and Engineering $32.33 $38.44
Life, Physical, and Social Science $27.61 $28.67
Legal $36.23 $41.24
Education, Training, and Library $24.25 $25.43
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical $38.23 $36.66
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations $20.08 $21.72
Production Occupations $20.53 $17.66
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations $15.37 $16.42