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DEMAND OCCUPATION LIST

 
 

2016 Program Year MACOMB/ST. CLAIR DEMAND OCCUPATIONS

 

To be listed as a demand occupation, the occupation must meet the growth criteria in the economic forecast region of Southeast Michigan.  The occupation must also meet the wage criteria.  

 

Growth and wage criteria:

·          Have at least 11% growth and 50 or more openings, or have positive change and at least 100 openings in the economic forecast region of Southeast Michigan.

·          Have at least a median hourly wage of $13.96 / hour [the state goal for the average annual earnings of an adult participant in PY 14; $29,040 ÷ 2080 hours per year]

 

Growth and wage information comes from DTMB Regional 2022 Long Term Employment Projections and 2015 Michigan Occupational Employment & Wages (OES) (available on line at http://www.milmi.org).