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Industry
 

Click here for occupational wage data for the Grand Rapids-Wyoming MSA. 

Top 10 Industries by Establishments (2014)
 Industry                                                                     MSA* West Michigan**
 Retail Trade 2,558 3,920
 Construction 2,156 3,119
 Other Services (except Public Admin.) 2,153 3,326
 Professional/Scientific/Technical Services 2,113 2,644
 Manufacturing 1,739 2,452
 Health Care and Social Assistance 1,680 2,410
 Accommodation/Food Services 1,494 2,340
 Wholesale Trade 1,473 1,840
 Finance and Insurance 1,332 1,742
 Admin./Support/Waste Mgmt./Remediation Services 1,230 1,594
Data source: Economic Modeling Specialists International (EMSI)

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Top 10 Industries by Jobs (2014)
Industry  MSA*  West Michigan**
 Manufacturing 103,438 141,315
 Health Care and Social Assistance 68,769 87,778
 Admin./Support/Waste Mgmt./Remediation Services 52,796 64,485
 Retail Trade 48,294 71,489
 Government 46,479 74,440
 Accommodation and Food Services 40,660 54,698
 Other Services (except Public Admin.) 25,397 34,336
 Construction 25,410 34,564
 Professional, Scientific & Technical Services 22,734 26,121
 Educational Services (Private) 19,752 21,525
Data source: Economic Modeling Specialists International (EMSI)

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Top 10 Industries by Wages (2014)
 Industry MSA* West Michigan**
 Utilities $90,751 $83,510
 Management of Companies and Enterprises     $88,369 $89,015
 Mining, Quarrying, & Oil/Gas Extraction $69,692 $58,063
 Finance and Insurance $61,711 $59,047
 Wholesale Trade    $56,284 $55,534
 Manufacturing $55,423 $55,128
 Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services $56,547 $54,971
 Information $50,899 $48,636
 Government $45,528 $44,282
 Transportation & Warehousing $46,259 $46,078
Data source: Economic Modeling Specialists International (EMSI)

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Download the complete West Michigan Data Set (Excel).


*The MSA consists of the following counties: Barry, Kent, Montcalm and Ottawa.
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The West Michigan region consists of the following counties: Allegan, Barry, Ionia, Kent, Lake, Mason, Mecosta, Montcalm, Muskegon, Newaygo, Oceana, Osceola, and Ottawa.