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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

RankTitleTotal EmployeesLocal Mean Salary (Per Year)Local Mean Salary (Per hour)National Growth % 2014-2024
1All Occupations38290$43,900$21.11100
2Office and Administrative Support Occupations5290$34,990$16.8214.35
3Production Occupations4380$42,210$20.295.7
4Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations4140$22,600$10.868.55
5Transportation and Material Moving Occupations3790$32,960$15.856.55
6Sales and Related Occupations3770$34,770$16.729.9
7Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations2340$51,160$24.63.8
8Education, Training, and Library Occupations2310$53,200$25.586.05
9Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations1810$77,630$37.325.8
10Management Occupations1670$110,080$52.926.15
11Healthcare Support Occupations1630$28,230$13.573
12Retail Salespersons1530$25,940$12.472.85
13Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food1510$21,110$10.152.3
14Personal Care and Service Occupations1230$23,440$11.274.3
15Office Clerks, General1180$35,450$17.041.9
16Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations1140$26,590$12.783.65
17Construction and Extraction Occupations1070$50,550$24.34.45
18Business and Financial Operations Occupations1050$67,320$32.365.25
19Cashiers1040$22,400$10.772.2
20Architecture and Engineering Occupations990$71,540$34.391.7
21Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers980$37,560$18.061.2
22Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers920$32,760$15.750
23Waiters and Waitresses920$21,830$10.51.7
24Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand840$30,030$14.441.7
25Nursing Assistants680$26,890$12.931
26Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive590$33,340$16.031.5
27Stock Clerks and Order Fillers580$26,020$12.511.3
28Packers and Packagers, Hand570$32,970$15.850.45
29General and Operations Managers530$120,280$57.831.5
30Maintenance and Repair Workers, General520$32,240$15.50.9
31Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners500$25,980$12.491.55
32Home Health Aides470$23,160$11.140.7
33Protective Service Occupations470$48,230$23.192.2
34Customer Service Representatives450$33,420$16.071.75
35Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers450$26,230$12.610.8
36Community and Social Service Occupations410$43,450$20.891.65
37Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products410$64,880$31.190.9
38Cooks, Restaurant370$23,670$11.380.8
39First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers340$30,900$14.860.6
40Industrial Machinery Mechanics330$53,750$25.840.2
41Computer and Mathematical Occupations300$83,690$40.232.9
42First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers300$70,670$33.980.4
43Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations290$56,080$26.961.8
44Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics290$35,760$17.190.5
45First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers290$41,540$19.971
46Tellers290$29,810$14.330.3
47Medical Assistants260$30,910$14.860.45
48Receptionists and Information Clerks260$27,390$13.170.7
49Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks240$36,040$17.331.05
50Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers240$26,730$12.850.6
51Mechanical Engineers240$80,850$38.870.2
52Food Preparation Workers220$21,330$10.250.6
53Medical Secretaries220$35,620$17.130.4
54Bartenders210$21,010$10.10.4
55Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers210$39,280$18.890.3
56First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors200$52,610$25.290
57Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks190$44,070$21.190.2
58Childcare Workers180$21,970$10.560.8
59Driver/Sales Workers180$22,360$10.750.3
60First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers180$56,400$27.110.95
61Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks180$35,460$17.050.4
62Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses170$44,330$21.310.5
63Machinists170$41,500$19.950.25
64Accountants and Auditors160$68,050$32.720.9
65Carpenters160$40,670$19.550.7
66Dishwashers160$20,410$9.810.3
67Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators160$36,260$17.430.35
68Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers160$53,590$25.760.4
69Construction Laborers150$38,910$18.710.8
70Electricians150$61,840$29.730.4
71Postal Service Mail Carriers150$49,590$23.840.2
72First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers140$73,560$35.370.3
73Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners140$23,730$11.410.9
74Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators140$52,420$25.20.2
75Billing and Posting Clerks130$34,490$16.580.3
76Business Operations Specialists, All Other130$63,470$30.520.7
77Library Technicians130$30,710$14.770.1
78Social and Human Service Assistants120$30,050$14.450.25
79Tool and Die Makers120$60,100$28.90
80Architectural and Engineering Managers110$131,370$63.160.1
81Child, Family, and School Social Workers110$48,940$23.530.2
82Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment110$23,940$11.510.2
83Industrial Engineers110$76,920$36.980.2
84Pharmacy Technicians110$31,660$15.220.3
85Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters110$65,030$31.260.3
86Recreation Workers110$23,510$11.30.25
87Amusement and Recreation Attendants100$20,750$9.980.2
88Dental Hygienists100$59,870$28.780.1
89Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop100$20,450$9.830.3
90Pharmacists100$120,750$58.050.2
91Sales Representatives, Services, All Other100$75,770$36.430.6
92Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary100$69,180$33.260.1
93Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers100$35,940$17.280.3
94Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers90$46,400$22.310.1
95Dental Assistants90$37,910$18.230.2
96Financial Managers90$116,530$56.020.4
97Firefighters90$48,630$23.380.2
98Human Resources Specialists90$60,820$29.240.35
99Industrial Production Managers90$119,610$57.50.1
100Legal Occupations90$80,340$38.620.8
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Jobs More Common Near Monroe Than Most Other Cities

* Average job popularity for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$43,90038,290
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$34,9905,290
Production Occupations$42,2104,380
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations$22,6004,140
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$32,9603,790
Sales and Related Occupations$34,7703,770
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$51,1602,340
Education, Training, and Library Occupations$53,2002,310
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$77,6301,810
Management Occupations$110,0801,670
Healthcare Support Occupations$28,2301,630
Retail Salespersons$25,9401,530
Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food$21,1101,510
Personal Care and Service Occupations$23,4401,230
Office Clerks, General$35,4501,180
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations$26,5901,140
Construction and Extraction Occupations$50,5501,070
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$67,3201,050
Cashiers$22,4001,040
Architecture and Engineering Occupations$71,540990
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$37,560980
Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers$32,760920
Waiters and Waitresses$21,830920
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$30,030840
Nursing Assistants$26,890680
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$33,340590
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers$26,020580
Packers and Packagers, Hand$32,970570
General and Operations Managers$120,280530
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$32,240520
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$25,980500
Home Health Aides$23,160470
Protective Service Occupations$48,230470
Customer Service Representatives$33,420450
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers$26,230450
Community and Social Service Occupations$43,450410
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products$64,880410
Cooks, Restaurant$23,670370
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers$30,900340
Industrial Machinery Mechanics$53,750330
Computer and Mathematical Occupations$83,690300
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers$70,670300
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations$56,080290
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics$35,760290
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$41,540290
Tellers$29,810290
Medical Assistants$30,910260
Receptionists and Information Clerks$27,390260
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$36,040240
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers$26,730240

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

* Average Salary Index for metro areas = 1.0

TitleMean Local SalaryLocal Jobs
All Occupations$43,90038,290
Office and Administrative Support Occupations$34,9905,290
Production Occupations$42,2104,380
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations$32,9603,790
Sales and Related Occupations$34,7703,770
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations$51,1602,340
Education, Training, and Library Occupations$53,2002,310
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations$77,6301,810
Management Occupations$110,0801,670
Healthcare Support Occupations$28,2301,630
Retail Salespersons$25,9401,530
Office Clerks, General$35,4501,180
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations$26,5901,140
Construction and Extraction Occupations$50,5501,070
Business and Financial Operations Occupations$67,3201,050
Architecture and Engineering Occupations$71,540990
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers$37,560980
Assemblers and Fabricators, All Other, Including Team Assemblers$32,760920
Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand$30,030840
Nursing Assistants$26,890680
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive$33,340590
Stock Clerks and Order Fillers$26,020580
Packers and Packagers, Hand$32,970570
General and Operations Managers$120,280530
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General$32,240520
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners$25,980500
Protective Service Occupations$48,230470
Customer Service Representatives$33,420450
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers$26,230450
Community and Social Service Occupations$43,450410
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products$64,880410
First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers$30,900340
Industrial Machinery Mechanics$53,750330
Computer and Mathematical Occupations$83,690300
First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers$70,670300
Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations$56,080290
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics$35,760290
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers$41,540290
Tellers$29,810290
Medical Assistants$30,910260
Receptionists and Information Clerks$27,390260
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks$36,040240
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers$26,730240
Mechanical Engineers$80,850240
Medical Secretaries$35,620220
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers$39,280210
First-Line Supervisors of Transportation and Material Moving Workers, Except Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors$52,610200
Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks$44,070190
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers$56,400180
Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks$35,460180

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