Labor Market Information

The following labor market reports contain regional and state information on industry and job demand for Michigan's job market:

  • Business Outlook for West Michigan - March 2015
  • Career Outlook 2020 – Kalamazoo Area (Kalamazoo & St. Joseph Counties)
  • Career Outlook 2020 – Battle Creek Area (Barry, Branch & Calhoun Counties)
  • Michigan Industry Clusters - detailed information on Michigan's industries
  • Michigan’s Hot 50 Jobs - tomorrow’s high-demand, high-wage careers 
  • Skilled Trades in Michigan - Employment and occupations for Michigan's skilled industrial trades, skilled construction trades and skilled service trades
  • Burning Glass Analytics and Real Time Jobs Data Reports for Michigan Works! Southwest - These reports identify the top detailed occupations, skills greatest in demand and employers with the most job openings during a specific time period for Michigan Works! Southwest, Prosperity Region 8, and each individual county within the region.

Branch County 
Calhoun County
Kalamazoo County
St. Joseph County 
Michigan Works! Southwest (Branch, Calhoun, Kalamazoo & St. Joseph Counties)
Prosperity Region 8 (Berrien, Branch, Calhoun, Cass, Kalamazoo, St. Joseph & VanBuren Counties)