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Job Training in Michigan

Michigan Job Training

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Michigan presents you with specific training opportunities for the largest and fastest growing:

  • industrial sectors
  • occupations
  • companies

But first, let’s take a quick look at the overall economy and key industrial locations.

Michigan Economic Overview

In 2016, Michigan Gross Domestic Product (GDP) ranked 13th with over $487 billion and ranked 36th with a per capita GDP of over $43,000. For June 2017, Michigan had an employed workforce of over 4.8 million and an unemployment rate of 3.8%. For 2016, Michigan ranked 10th on cost of living.

The following shows per capita gross state product for the last 20 years, relative to the America at large; Michigan’s rank on this measure has fallen from 24th to 38th.

Michigan Income Per PersonMichigan Locations for Job Training

Here at, we can help you get the on-the-job training you need for your business anywhere in Michigan, including the following major cities:

  • Michigan Locations for Job TrainingAnn Arbor
  • Battle Creek
  • Bay City
  • Detroit
    • Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia, MI
  • Flint
  • Grand Rapids
  • Jackson
  • Kalamazoo
  • Lansing
  • Midland
  • Monroe
  • Muskegon
  • Niles
  • Saginaw
  • South Bend

Michigan Industries for Job Training connects you with training providers that support all the major Michigan industries. The chart below shows the percentage of the economy, in terms of jobs, that various industry supersectors contribute to the Michigan economy, relative to the percentage that those sectors contribute to the overall U.S. economy.

Michigan Sector Sizes

The Michigan OJT supersector with a proportionate part of their workforce that is 2% or more than the country at large is Manufacturing.

Manufacturing. This supersector includes the following subsectors:

The manufacturing subsector includes 21 specific manufacturing sectors, which include product manufacturing related to food, beverage, tobacco, textiles, apparel, leather, wood, paper, printing, petroleum and coal, chemicals, plastics and rubber, nonmetallic minerals, primary metals, fabricated metal, machinery, computers and electronics, electrical equipment, appliances, components, transportation equipment, furniture and miscellaneous.

Manufacturing is the top supersector in Michigan, relative to the nation, with over 604,000 employed (June 2017). Companies reporting the most single site employees in this supersector are:

  • TA Delaware, Inc.
  • Willan, Inc.
  • General Motors Company

Michigan Growth Industries for Job Training

The following chart shows the growth of the major supersectors over the last year, from June 2016 thru June 2017, relative to the growth of those sectors for the country at large.

Michigan Sector Growth

There are no Michigan OJT industries that grew their workforce 2% or more than the country at large.

Michigan Occupations for Job Training

The following shows Michigan occupations with the largest proportion of employees, relative to the rest of the nation. For example, a location quotient of “5” indicates that the percentage of employees in the occupation is five times greater than for the entire nation.

Michigan Job Opportunities

Michigan Job Training Providers

Michigan has a variety of different training opportunities that you can access on the state government website, see Michigan Training. See OJT trainers in Michigan for additional training providers.

At, we connect you with the best on-the-job training programs and on-the-job training providers in Michigan. Whether you are looking for job training manuals, job training videos, on the job training programs, or any other sort of job training programs in Michigan, can help you.

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