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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

RankTitleTotal EmployeesLocal Mean Salary (Per Year)Local Mean Salary (Per hour)National Growth % 2014-2024
1All Occupations138240$45,820$22.03100
2Office and Administrative Support Occupations21140$34,520$16.614.35
3Sales and Related Occupations14400$34,390$16.539.9
4Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations14250$23,230$11.178.55
5Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations12500$88,150$42.385.8
6Production Occupations10600$44,760$21.525.7
7Education, Training, and Library Occupations9070$47,360$22.776.05
8Transportation and Material Moving Occupations7620$35,410$17.026.55
9Healthcare Support Occupations6310$27,990$13.463
10Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations5620$45,330$21.793.8
11Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food5580$20,890$10.042.3
12Retail Salespersons5440$24,810$11.932.85
13Business and Financial Operations Occupations5340$64,920$31.215.25
14Management Occupations5130$106,620$51.266.15
15Construction and Extraction Occupations4830$52,490$25.234.45
16Personal Care and Service Occupations4440$24,070$11.574.3
17Registered Nurses4310$74,990$36.051.95
18Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations3880$28,360$13.643.65
19Protective Service Occupations3780$38,640$18.582.2
20Cashiers3730$22,020$10.592.2
21Office Clerks, General3210$33,300$16.011.9
22Customer Service Representatives2780$32,280$15.521.75
23Waiters and Waitresses2520$21,810$10.491.7
24Computer and Mathematical Occupations2500$68,050$32.722.9
25Community and Social Service Occupations2320$41,740$20.071.65
26Stock Clerks and Order Fillers2220$25,540$12.281.3
27Architecture and Engineering Occupations2100$72,460$34.841.7
28Security Guards2090$31,220$15.010.7
29Home Health Aides2030$22,270$10.710.7
30Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive1980$33,380$16.051.5
31Nursing Assistants1840$27,500$13.221
32Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products1780$70,190$33.750.9
33Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners1660$26,100$12.551.55
34Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers1540$38,440$18.481.2
35General and Operations Managers1530$117,360$56.421.5
36Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand1460$28,920$13.91.7
37Cooks, Restaurant1360$24,210$11.640.8
38Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations1280$47,350$22.761.8
39First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers1250$40,070$19.261
40First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers1230$35,330$16.990.6
41Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks1230$37,270$17.921.05
42Receptionists and Information Clerks1220$26,950$12.960.7
43Medical Secretaries1190$34,110$16.40.4
44Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers1180$27,450$13.20.8
45Personal Care Aides1150$22,700$10.921.5
46Maintenance and Repair Workers, General1100$33,110$15.920.9
47First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers1080$54,320$26.120.95
48Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers1060$36,700$17.640.6
49Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters1020$64,870$31.190.3
50Business Operations Specialists, All Other990$62,300$29.950.7
51Electricians920$59,570$28.640.4
52Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics890$35,430$17.040.5
53Childcare Workers880$20,950$10.070.8
54Medical Assistants870$29,260$14.070.45
55Physicians and Surgeons, All Other850$233,680$112.340.25
56Construction Laborers830$40,580$19.510.8
57Accountants and Auditors820$58,850$28.290.9
58Tellers770$27,630$13.280.3
59Pharmacy Technicians760$26,990$12.980.3
60Billing and Posting Clerks760$34,500$16.590.3
61Recreation Workers720$22,910$11.020.25
62Packers and Packagers, Hand680$39,990$19.220.45
63Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners670$25,720$12.370.9
64Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers660$52,650$25.310.4
65Legal Occupations630$92,130$44.290.8
66Industrial Machinery Mechanics630$57,170$27.480.2
67Carpenters610$45,720$21.980.7
68Social and Human Service Assistants600$25,070$12.060.25
69Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers590$28,900$13.90.3
70First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers580$64,890$31.20.4
71Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses560$49,130$23.620.5
72Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks540$30,110$14.480.4
73Sales Representatives, Services, All Other540$47,440$22.810.6
74Software Developers, Applications540$85,430$41.070.55
75Child, Family, and School Social Workers540$49,740$23.910.2
76Postal Service Mail Carriers530$50,020$24.050.2
77Pharmacists530$122,020$58.660.2
78Dental Hygienists520$61,530$29.580.1
79Dental Assistants510$34,660$16.660.2
80First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers500$69,080$33.210.3
81Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators480$49,180$23.650.35
82Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics480$30,540$14.680.2
83Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists470$24,770$11.910.4
84Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations450$56,310$27.070.8
85Bus Drivers, School or Special Client440$33,350$16.030.3
86Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity430$29,180$14.030.1
87Medical and Health Services Managers410$126,690$60.910.25
88Counter and Rental Clerks400$25,350$12.190.3
89Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment380$21,430$10.30.2
90Financial Managers370$112,290$53.990.4
91Industrial Engineers360$93,860$45.120.2
92Lawyers360$113,880$54.750.5
93Computer User Support Specialists350$41,440$19.920.4
94Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic350$24,580$11.820.1
95Insurance Sales Agents350$63,240$30.40.3
96Human Resources Specialists340$55,930$26.890.35
97Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria340$24,590$11.820.3
98Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop330$22,830$10.980.3
99First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors330$57,700$27.740
100Computer Systems Analysts320$68,410$32.890.4
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Jobs More Common Near Flint Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$45,820138,240
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$34,52021,140
Sales and Related Occupations$34,39014,400
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations$23,23014,250
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$88,15012,500
Production Occupations$44,76010,600
Education, Training, and Library Occupations$47,3609,070
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$35,4107,620
Healthcare Support Occupations$27,9906,310
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$45,3305,620
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food$20,8905,580
Retail Salespersons$24,8105,440
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$64,9205,340
Management Occupations$106,6205,130
Construction and Extraction Occupations$52,4904,830
Personal Care and Service Occupations$24,0704,440
Registered Nurses$74,9904,310
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations$28,3603,880
Protective Service Occupations$38,6403,780
Cashiers$22,0203,730
Office Clerks, General$33,3003,210
Customer Service Representatives$32,2802,780
Waiters and Waitresses$21,8102,520
Computer and Mathematical Occupations$68,0502,500
Community and Social Service Occupations$41,7402,320
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers$25,5402,220
Architecture and Engineering Occupations$72,4602,100
Security Guards$31,2202,090
Home Health Aides$22,2702,030
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$33,3801,980
Nursing Assistants$27,5001,840
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products$70,1901,780
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$26,1001,660
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$38,4401,540
General and Operations Managers$117,3601,530
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$28,9201,460
Cooks, Restaurant$24,2101,360
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations$47,3501,280
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$40,0701,250
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers$35,3301,230
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$37,2701,230
Receptionists and Information Clerks$26,9501,220
Medical Secretaries$34,1101,190
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers$27,4501,180
Personal Care Aides$22,7001,150
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$33,1101,100
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$54,3201,080
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers$36,7001,060
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters$64,8701,020
Business Operations Specialists, All Other$62,300990

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

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$45,820138,240
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$34,52021,140
Sales and Related Occupations$34,39014,400
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$88,15012,500
Production Occupations$44,76010,600
Education, Training, and Library Occupations$47,3609,070
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$35,4107,620
Healthcare Support Occupations$27,9906,310
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$45,3305,620
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$64,9205,340
Management Occupations$106,6205,130
Construction and Extraction Occupations$52,4904,830
Registered Nurses$74,9904,310
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations$28,3603,880
Protective Service Occupations$38,6403,780
Office Clerks, General$33,3003,210
Customer Service Representatives$32,2802,780
Computer and Mathematical Occupations$68,0502,500
Community and Social Service Occupations$41,7402,320
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers$25,5402,220
Architecture and Engineering Occupations$72,4602,100
Security Guards$31,2202,090
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$33,3801,980
Nursing Assistants$27,5001,840
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products$70,1901,780
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$26,1001,660
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$38,4401,540
General and Operations Managers$117,3601,530
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$28,9201,460
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations$47,3501,280
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$40,0701,250
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers$35,3301,230
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$37,2701,230
Receptionists and Information Clerks$26,9501,220
Medical Secretaries$34,1101,190
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers$27,4501,180
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$33,1101,100
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$54,3201,080
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers$36,7001,060
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters$64,8701,020
Business Operations Specialists, All Other$62,300990
Electricians$59,570920
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics$35,430890
Medical Assistants$29,260870
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other$233,680850
Construction Laborers$40,580830
Accountants and Auditors$58,850820
Tellers$27,630770
Pharmacy Technicians$26,990760
Billing and Posting Clerks$34,500760

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