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Monroe Employment

Employment and Industries in the Monroe, Michigan Area

The significant economic segments in Monroe are manufacturing, education, healthcare, the government and social services. Paper products, automobile parts and other items are manufactured in the area. In addition, Monroe is the home of the world headquarters of La-Z-Boy Incorporated. Monroe also includes a heavily industrialized port.

The leading job providing sectors in Monroe are production, transportation and material moving occupations; management, professional and related jobs, sales and office occupations; transportation equipment, construction, healthcare, and accommodation and food services.

Some of the most popular occupations filled by college graduates in Monroe include teachers, registered nurses, wholesale and manufacturing sales representatives, coaches and scouts, industrial engineers, managers, training and development specialists, sales and related workers, child, family and school social workers and mechanical engineers.

Shown below is a list of the leading job providers in the Monroe area:

  • Automotive Components Holdings LLC
  • England, Inc
  • Memorial Hospital Corp
  • National Galvanizing LP
  • La-Z-Boy Incorporated
  • Meijer, Inc
  • Tenneco Inc
  • Walmart Stores, Inc
  • Tendercare (Michigan) Inc
  • Detroit Stoker Company
  • Backyard Storage Solutions, Inc
  • Backyard Services
  • JCIM US, LLC
  • Target Corporation
  • Kmart Corporation
  • Monroe Public Schools
  • County of Monroe
  • Monroe Bank & Trust
  • City of Monroe
  • Monroe Publishing Company

Pertinent information about Monroe Michigan: In 2008 the cost of living index in Monroe was at 88.0. The nation's average is 100. Regarding the adult population, about 17% have a bachelor's degree or better. In 2009 the average salary in the city was $34,000.

Local companies are invited to work in partnership with helpful organizations such as:

MonroeNews.com is a good resource for those interested in staying current with the region's economy.

Jobs in Monroe

Rank Title Total Employees Local Mean Salary (Per Year) Local Mean Salary (Per hour) National Growth % 2014-2024
1 All Occupations 39220 $42310 $20.34 100
2 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 5600 $33980 $16.34 14.8
3 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 4430 $22000 $10.58 8.3
4 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 4130 $31010 $14.91 6.45
5 Production Occupations 3870 $40860 $19.65 5.85
6 Sales and Related Occupations 3870 $33160 $15.94 10.15
7 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 2640 $52220 $25.1 6.15
8 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 2590 $51470 $24.75 3.8
9 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 1890 $75010 $36.06 5.75
10 Management Occupations 1620 $102620 $49.34 6.05
11 Retail Salespersons 1470 $24940 $11.99 3.1
12 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 1450 $20090 $9.66 2.15
13 Healthcare Support Occupations 1370 $27400 $13.17 3.05
14 Construction and Extraction Occupations 1270 $52290 $25.14 4.4
15 Office Clerks, General 1220 $32560 $15.65 2
16 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 1170 $64080 $30.81 5.05
17 Cashiers 1170 $22190 $10.67 2.25
18 Personal Care and Service Occupations 1170 $22270 $10.71 4.1
19 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 1060 $26030 $12.51 3.7
20 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 1020 $26710 $12.84 1.6
21 Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 940 $38800 $18.65 1.2
22 Waiters and Waitresses 930 $21830 $10.49 1.6
23 Team Assemblers 890 $31500 $15.14 0.75
24 Packers and Packagers, Hand 880 $29740 $14.3 0.45
25 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 840 $68520 $32.94 1.65
26 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 700 $25100 $12.07 1.2
27 Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 630 $33260 $15.99 1.6
28 General and Operations Managers 540 $105620 $50.78 1.4
29 Nursing Assistants 530 $24860 $11.95 1.05
30 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 520 $33010 $15.87 0.9
31 Cooks, Restaurant 510 $22340 $10.74 0.75
32 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 490 $23920 $11.5 1.6
33 Customer Service Representatives 470 $32250 $15.5 1.75
34 Protective Service Occupations 460 $45430 $21.84 2.25
35 Community and Social Service Occupations 460 $42160 $20.27 1.65
36 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 420 $67300 $32.36 1
37 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 420 $26810 $12.89 0.8
38 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 350 $65860 $31.66 0.4
39 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 330 $31670 $15.23 0.6
40 First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 330 $38120 $18.33 1
41 Medical Assistants 320 $29510 $14.19 0.45
42 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 310 $53340 $25.64 0.2
43 Home Health Aides 300 $21120 $10.15 0.7
44 Receptionists and Information Clerks 280 $26860 $12.91 0.7
45 Machinists 270 $39570 $19.03 0.3
46 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 260 $34830 $16.74 0.5
47 Tellers 260 $28360 $13.63 0.3
48 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 260 $35460 $17.05 1.1
49 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 250 $77060 $37.05 2.8
50 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 250 $46900 $22.55 0.2
51 First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 240 $50750 $24.4 1
52 Food Preparation Workers 240 $21250 $10.22 0.6
53 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 240 $36910 $17.75 0.3
54 Mechanical Engineers 230 $78550 $37.76 0.2
55 Bartenders 220 $22310 $10.73 0.4
56 Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 210 $27340 $13.15 0.6
57 Driver/Sales Workers 180 $22110 $10.63 0.3
58 Dishwashers 170 $19340 $9.3 0.3
59 Medical Secretaries 170 $36670 $17.63 0.4
60 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 160 $45590 $21.92 0.7
61 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 160 $35630 $17.13 0.4
62 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 160 $31600 $15.19 0.35
63 Childcare Workers 160 $21310 $10.24 0.8
64 Construction Laborers 160 $37750 $18.15 0.8
65 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 150 $49650 $23.87 0.2
66 Electricians 150 $60590 $29.13 0.4
67 First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 150 $61870 $29.75 0.3
68 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 140 $34520 $16.6 0.3
69 Postal Service Mail Carriers 140 $50450 $24.26 0.15
70 Billing and Posting Clerks 140 $33110 $15.92 0.35
71 Library Technicians 140 $29830 $14.34 0.1
72 Pharmacy Technicians 130 $30570 $14.7 0.25
73 Electrical Engineers 130 $72290 $34.75 0.1
74 Substitute Teachers 130 $24740 $11.89 0
75 Accountants and Auditors 130 $65230 $31.36 0.9
76 Child, Family, and School Social Workers 130 $46500 $22.35 0.2
77 Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 120 $55250 $26.56 0.45
78 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 120 $73760 $35.46 0.2
79 Pharmacists 120 $116860 $56.18 0.2
80 Industrial Engineers 110 $74100 $35.63 0.2
81 Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 110 $46430 $22.32 0.5
82 Financial Managers 110 $100750 $48.44 0.4
83 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 100 $67660 $32.53 0.6
84 Dental Hygienists 100 $54670 $26.28 0.1
85 Social and Human Service Assistants 100 $29610 $14.24 0.3
86 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 100 $24830 $11.94 1
87 Security Guards 100 $31850 $15.31 0.7
88 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 100 $23100 $11.11 0.2
89 Human Resources Specialists 90 $57660 $27.72 0.3
90 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 90 $25950 $12.48 0.3
91 Legal Occupations 90 $68340 $32.86 0.8
92 Counter and Rental Clerks 90 $28780 $13.84 0.3
93 Tool and Die Makers 90 $50630 $24.34 0.05
94 Architectural and Engineering Managers 90 $130310 $62.65 0.1
95 Industrial Production Managers 90 $110450 $53.1 0.1
96 Dental Assistants 90 $35380 $17.01 0.2
97 Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 90 $65660 $31.57 0.1
98 Amusement and Recreation Attendants 80 $20390 $9.81 0.2
99 Recreation Workers 80 $20810 $10.01 0.3
100 Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 80 $125680 $60.42 0.2
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Jobs More Common Near Monroe Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 42,310 39,220
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 33,980 5,600
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 22,000 4,430
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 31,010 4,130
Production Occupations 40,860 3,870
Sales and Related Occupations 33,160 3,870
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 52,220 2,640
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 51,470 2,590
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 75,010 1,890
Management Occupations 102,620 1,620
Retail Salespersons 24,940 1,470
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 20,090 1,450
Healthcare Support Occupations 27,400 1,370
Construction and Extraction Occupations 52,290 1,270
Office Clerks, General 32,560 1,220
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 64,080 1,170
Cashiers 22,190 1,170
Personal Care and Service Occupations 22,270 1,170
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 26,030 1,060
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 26,710 1,020
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 38,800 940
Waiters and Waitresses 21,830 930
Team Assemblers 31,500 890
Packers and Packagers, Hand 29,740 880
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 68,520 840
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 25,100 700
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 33,260 630
General and Operations Managers 105,620 540
Nursing Assistants 24,860 530
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 33,010 520
Cooks, Restaurant 22,340 510
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 23,920 490
Customer Service Representatives 32,250 470
Protective Service Occupations 45,430 460
Community and Social Service Occupations 42,160 460
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 67,300 420
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 26,810 420
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 65,860 350
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 31,670 330
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 38,120 330
Medical Assistants 29,510 320
Industrial Machinery Mechanics 53,340 310
Home Health Aides 21,120 300
Receptionists and Information Clerks 26,860 280
Machinists 39,570 270
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 34,830 260
Tellers 28,360 260
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 35,460 260
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 77,060 250
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 46,900 250

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

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

Title Mean Local Salary Local Jobs
All Occupations 42,310 39,220
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 33,980 5,600
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 31,010 4,130
Production Occupations 40,860 3,870
Sales and Related Occupations 33,160 3,870
Education, Training, and Library Occupations 52,220 2,640
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 51,470 2,590
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 75,010 1,890
Management Occupations 102,620 1,620
Healthcare Support Occupations 27,400 1,370
Construction and Extraction Occupations 52,290 1,270
Office Clerks, General 32,560 1,220
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 64,080 1,170
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 26,030 1,060
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 26,710 1,020
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers 38,800 940
Team Assemblers 31,500 890
Packers and Packagers, Hand 29,740 880
Architecture and Engineering Occupations 68,520 840
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 25,100 700
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 33,260 630
General and Operations Managers 105,620 540
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 33,010 520
Customer Service Representatives 32,250 470
Protective Service Occupations 45,430 460
Community and Social Service Occupations 42,160 460
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 67,300 420
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 26,810 420
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers 65,860 350
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 31,670 330
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 38,120 330
Medical Assistants 29,510 320
Industrial Machinery Mechanics 53,340 310
Receptionists and Information Clerks 26,860 280
Machinists 39,570 270
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 34,830 260
Tellers 28,360 260
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 35,460 260
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 77,060 250
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 46,900 250
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 50,750 240
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 36,910 240
Mechanical Engineers 78,550 230
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers 27,340 210
Medical Secretaries 36,670 170
Business Operations Specialists, All Other 45,590 160
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 35,630 160
Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 31,600 160
Construction Laborers 37,750 160
Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 49,650 150

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