Businesses need a talented workforce. Workers need the right skills to compete for available jobs. The Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity – Workforce Development, in collaboration with the Center for Educational Performance and Information, created a suite of statewide workforce reports that show relationships between education level and wages in Michigan. Explore wage data as a trend that shows how entry level wages have changed over time. Compare the median wages of those with different levels of educational attainment, between various fields of study or between multiple levels of high school CTE participation.

Entry Level Wages Over Time

Shows the trend of median annual wages for students one year after completing various education levels.

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Median Wages by Educational Attainment

Shows median annual wages for students one and five years after completing their highest level of education.

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Median Wages by Field of Study

Shows the median annual wages for students who earned a postsecondary certificate or degree in a selected field of study one and five years after earning their certificates or degrees.

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Median Annual Wages by Educational Attainment and HS CTE Status

Shows median annual wages and high school career and technical education status for students one year after completing their highest level of education.

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