Workforce

Genesee County’s highly skilled workforce enables businesses to complete globally, enhancing employer competitiveness and innovation.

 

Job by Industry

Job by Industry Genesee County Total Percentage Median Earnings Michigan Total Percentage Median Earnings
Civilian employed population 16 years and over 157,435 $28,186 4,181,052 $30,972
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining  858 0.54% $15,338 58,443 1.40% $21,671
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 815 0.52% $13,750 51,178 1.22% $18,992
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction  43 0.03% $27,443 7,265 0.17% $49,092
Construction 7,554 4.80% $31,947 199,884 4.78% $33,787
Manufacturing 22,319 14.18% $46,257 687,878 16.45% $45,214
Wholesale Trade 4,116 2.61% $32,411 106,447 2.55% $39,479
Retail Trade 23,177 14.72% $17,040 497,340 11.90% $18,536
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 6,673 4.24% $41,060 172,149 4.12% $42,074
Transportation and warehousing 5,693 3.62% $39,639 138,376 3.31% $38,673
Utilities 980 0.62% $47,500 33,773 0.81% $61,361
Information  2,218 1.41% $30,983 70,273 1.68% $37,612
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing 8,574 5.45% $32,263 229,279 5.48% $37,159
Finance and insurance 5,997 3.81% $36,264 164,091 3.92% $41,341
Real estate and rental and leasing 2,577 1.64% $25,101 65,188 1.56% $27,691
Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services 12,293 7.81% $30,015 375,808 8.99% $34,299
Professional, scientific, and technical services 6,584 4.18% $43,479 217,727 5.21% $48,500
Management of companies and enterprises 63 0.04% $84,471 2,454 0.06% $57,813
Administrative and support and waste management services 5,646 3.59% $22,256 155,627 3.72% $20,961
Educational services, and health care and social assistance 41,151 26.14% $31,947 1,015,599 24.29% $31,547
Educational services 15,095 9.59% $34,780 398,153 9.52% $35,258
Health care and social assistance 26,056 16.55% $31,145 617,446 14.77% $30,419
Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services 14,073 8.94% $9,523 397,505 9.51% $11,315
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 2,380 1.51% $10,457 79,678 1.91% $15,252
Accommodation and food services 11,693 7.43% $9,422 317,827 7.60% $10,819
Other services, except public administration 8,111 5.15% $18,209 205,471 4.91% $20,230
Public administration 6,318 4.01% $49,225 164,976 3.95% $50,956
Source: U.S.Census Bureau, 2009-2011 American Community Survey