Students and their parents are encouraged to check out the Michigan Career and Education Pathfinder site to explore careers and identify educational opportunities throughout the state. Pathfinder helps you make informed choices about educational and career options and plans to reach your goals. This free tool uses labor market information, wage data and other metrics to best match users and their skills with career paths and jobs. 

Career and Labor Trends

The Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity works closely with the Michigan Bureau of Labor Market Information and Strategic Initiatives, within the Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget, to highlight career and labor trends in the state

Monthly and regional reports provide comprehensive summaries of employment, unemployment, and payroll job trends in Michigan.

Michigan's Hot 50

Michigan’s Hot 50 report covers high-demand, high-wage careers that show a favorable mix of long-term job growth, projected annual job openings, and median wages.

Michigan's Career Outlook

Michigan’s Career Outlook report, which provides multiple lists of in-demand occupations by education and training requirements.