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Flint Employment

Employment and Industries in the Flint, Michigan Area

The major industries in Flint, Michigan are educational services, healthcare, social assistance and manufacturing. The auto industry has experienced a major decline, however it still contributes to the local economy. The leading employment sectors in Flint include healthcare, educational services, manufacturing, construction, transportation equipment, accommodation and food services, and social assistance. Production, transportation and material moving workers comprise 21% of the labor force.

Some of the most popular occupations in Flint where the majority of the workers are college graduates include registered nurses, teachers, wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives; child, family and school social workers; education, training and library workers; social and human service assistants; industrial engineers, pharmacists, physical therapists; and medical and health services managers.

The following is a list of Flint's leading employers:

  • General Motors
  • Genesys Health System
  • McLaren Medical Center
  • Hurley Medical Center
  • Genesee County
  • City of Flint
  • Meijers
  • Citizens Bank
  • Flint Community Schools
  • Delphi
  • Baker College
  • A I Flint, LLC
  • Genesee Intermediate School District
  • Charles Stewart Mott Community College
  • Miller Apple LTD Partnership
  • Carman Ainsworth Community Schools
  • Beecher Community Schools

Noteworthy data about Flint Michigan: In 2009 the average salary in Flint was $30,000. In 2008 the cost of living index in the city was 77.7 which is lower than the national average of 100. Regarding the adult population, about 11% have earned a bachelor's degree or better.

Local companies may work in partnership with useful organizations including:

The Flint Journal provides current information on the local economy and the business community.

Jobs in Flint

Rank Title Total Employees Local Mean Salary (Per Year) Local Mean Salary (Per hour) National Growth % 2014-2024
1 All Occupations 134830 $44140 $21.22 100
2 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 20910 $34050 $16.37 14.8
3 Sales and Related Occupations 14750 $32700 $15.72 10.15
4 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 14280 $22470 $10.8 8.3
5 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 11790 $82460 $39.65 5.75
6 Production Occupations 10500 $42910 $20.63 5.85
7 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 8200 $50040 $24.06 6.15
8 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 7980 $33180 $15.95 6.45
9 Healthcare Support Occupations 5670 $28090 $13.5 3.05
10 Management Occupations 5510 $103830 $49.92 6.05
11 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 5380 $43510 $20.92 3.8
12 Retail Salespersons 5190 $23650 $11.37 3.1
13 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 5150 $20250 $9.74 2.15
14 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 4970 $67550 $32.48 5.05
15 Personal Care and Service Occupations 4650 $23240 $11.17 4.1
16 Cashiers 4530 $21480 $10.33 2.25
17 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 4140 $27470 $13.21 3.7
18 Construction and Extraction Occupations 4000 $49870 $23.97 4.4
19 Registered Nurses 3890 $70950 $34.11 1.9
20 Office Clerks, General 3760 $32930 $15.83 2
21 Protective Service Occupations 3740 $38000 $18.27 2.25
22 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 2430 $57850 $27.81 2.8
23 Customer Service Representatives 2350 $33240 $15.98 1.75
24 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 2220 $23980 $11.53 1.2
25 Waiters and Waitresses 2130 $21340 $10.26 1.6
26 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 2020 $26200 $12.6 1.6
27 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 1950 $31930 $15.35 1.6
28 Community and Social Service Occupations 1800 $43430 $20.88 1.65
29 Nursing Assistants 1750 $27030 $13 1.05
30 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 1730 $69070 $33.21 1.65
31 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 1720 $27100 $13.03 1.6
32 General and Operations Managers 1660 $113010 $54.33 1.4
33 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 1490 $38170 $18.35 1.2
34 Receptionists and Information Clerks 1490 $27040 $13 0.7
35 Home Health Aides 1450 $21470 $10.32 0.7
36 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 1370 $60950 $29.3 1
37 Personal Care Aides 1320 $22000 $10.58 1.3
38 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 1310 $31560 $15.17 0.9
39 Cooks, Restaurant 1290 $22850 $10.99 0.75
40 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 1290 $48260 $23.2 1.7
41 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 1290 $36820 $17.7 1.1
42 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 1250 $41700 $20.05 1
43 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 1180 $31090 $14.95 0.6
44 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 1120 $33140 $15.93 0.6
45 Medical Assistants 1120 $28980 $13.93 0.45
46 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 1080 $51870 $24.94 1
47 Childcare Workers 1020 $21150 $10.17 0.8
48 Accountants and Auditors 880 $71590 $34.42 0.9
49 Construction Laborers 860 $39800 $19.14 0.8
50 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 830 $37910 $18.23 0.5
51 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 830 $25980 $12.49 0.8
52 Pharmacy Technicians 790 $26110 $12.55 0.25
53 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 740 $59500 $28.61 0.3
54 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 720 $26760 $12.86 0.3
55 Electricians 700 $61210 $29.43 0.4
56 Cooks, Fast Food 680 $19950 $9.59 0.3
57 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 670 $61560 $29.6 0.7
58 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 660 $225980 $108.65 0.2
59 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 650 $52780 $25.37 0.45
60 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 630 $24940 $11.99 1
61 Driver/Sales Workers 620 $23600 $11.34 0.3
62 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 620 $49070 $23.59 0.6
63 Medical Secretaries 580 $33520 $16.12 0.4
64 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 550 $67480 $32.44 0.4
65 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 550 $49860 $23.97 0.5
66 Helpers--Production Workers 540 $24530 $11.79 0.3
67 Legal Occupations 540 $77500 $37.26 0.8
68 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 540 $21920 $10.54 0.3
69 Dental Assistants 530 $33630 $16.17 0.2
70 Medical and Health Services Managers 530 $106470 $51.19 0.2
71 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 530 $53780 $25.85 0.9
72 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 520 $30540 $14.68 0.2
73 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 510 $28140 $13.53 0.4
74 Postal Service Mail Carriers 500 $50640 $24.35 0.15
75 Dishwashers 500 $20080 $9.65 0.3
76 Child, Family, and School Social Workers 490 $49320 $23.71 0.2
77 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 490 $43610 $20.97 0.35
78 Carpenters 480 $42910 $20.63 0.6
79 Pharmacists 480 $118400 $56.92 0.2
80 Tellers 470 $27820 $13.38 0.3
81 Dental Hygienists 460 $60840 $29.25 0.1
82 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 440 $23620 $11.36 0.4
83 Machinists 430 $43010 $20.68 0.3
84 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 430 $66030 $31.75 0.3
85 Social and Human Service Assistants 400 $26130 $12.56 0.3
86 Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic 390 $24080 $11.58 0.1
87 Bus Drivers, School or Special Client 380 $34860 $16.76 0.3
88 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 370 $25580 $12.3 0.3
89 Human Resources Specialists 370 $57500 $27.64 0.3
90 Financial Managers 370 $116770 $56.14 0.4
91 Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity 350 $28350 $13.63 0.1
92 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 340 $52080 $25.04 0.5
93 Counter and Rental Clerks 340 $25350 $12.19 0.3
94 Firefighters 330 $41180 $19.8 0.2
95 Bill and Account Collectors 320 $39480 $18.98 0.2
96 Data Entry Keyers 320 $33020 $15.87 0.1
97 Insurance Sales Agents 310 $55370 $26.62 0.3
98 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 310 $20610 $9.91 0.2
99 Lawyers 300 $93860 $45.13 0.5
100 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 290 $20640 $9.92 0.25
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Jobs More Common Near Flint Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 44,140 134,830
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 34,050 20,910
Sales and Related Occupations 32,700 14,750
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 22,470 14,280
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 82,460 11,790
Production Occupations 42,910 10,500
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 50,040 8,200
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 33,180 7,980
Healthcare Support Occupations 28,090 5,670
Management Occupations 103,830 5,510
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 43,510 5,380
Retail Salespersons 23,650 5,190
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 20,250 5,150
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 67,550 4,970
Personal Care and Service Occupations 23,240 4,650
Cashiers 21,480 4,530
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 27,470 4,140
Construction and Extraction Occupations 49,870 4,000
Registered Nurses 70,950 3,890
Office Clerks, General 32,930 3,760
Protective Service Occupations 38,000 3,740
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 57,850 2,430
Customer Service Representatives 33,240 2,350
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 23,980 2,220
Waiters and Waitresses 21,340 2,130
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 26,200 2,020
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 31,930 1,950
Community and Social Service Occupations 43,430 1,800
Nursing Assistants 27,030 1,750
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 69,070 1,730
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 27,100 1,720
General and Operations Managers 113,010 1,660
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 38,170 1,490
Receptionists and Information Clerks 27,040 1,490
Home Health Aides 21,470 1,450
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 60,950 1,370
Personal Care Aides 22,000 1,320
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 31,560 1,310
Cooks, Restaurant 22,850 1,290
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 48,260 1,290
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 36,820 1,290
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 41,700 1,250
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 31,090 1,180
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 33,140 1,120
Medical Assistants 28,980 1,120
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 51,870 1,080
Childcare Workers 21,150 1,020
Accountants and Auditors 71,590 880
Construction Laborers 39,800 860
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 37,910 830

Work Paying Relatively Well in the Flint, Michigan Metro Area (2008 data)

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 44,140 134,830
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 34,050 20,910
Sales and Related Occupations 32,700 14,750
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 82,460 11,790
Production Occupations 42,910 10,500
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 50,040 8,200
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 33,180 7,980
Healthcare Support Occupations 28,090 5,670
Management Occupations 103,830 5,510
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 43,510 5,380
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 67,550 4,970
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 27,470 4,140
Construction and Extraction Occupations 49,870 4,000
Registered Nurses 70,950 3,890
Office Clerks, General 32,930 3,760
Protective Service Occupations 38,000 3,740
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 57,850 2,430
Customer Service Representatives 33,240 2,350
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 26,200 2,020
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 31,930 1,950
Community and Social Service Occupations 43,430 1,800
Nursing Assistants 27,030 1,750
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 69,070 1,730
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 27,100 1,720
General and Operations Managers 113,010 1,660
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 38,170 1,490
Receptionists and Information Clerks 27,040 1,490
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 60,950 1,370
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 31,560 1,310
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 48,260 1,290
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 36,820 1,290
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 41,700 1,250
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 31,090 1,180
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 33,140 1,120
Medical Assistants 28,980 1,120
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 51,870 1,080
Accountants and Auditors 71,590 880
Construction Laborers 39,800 860
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 37,910 830
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 25,980 830
Pharmacy Technicians 26,110 790
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 59,500 740
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 26,760 720
Electricians 61,210 700
Business Operations Specialists, All Other 61,560 670
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 225,980 660
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 52,780 650
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 49,070 620
Medical Secretaries 33,520 580
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 67,480 550

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