Project Management Jobs in Michigan

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Michigan Ranks:
6
in the US for Industrial Production Managers median annual salary
22
in the US for Construction Managers median annual salary
26
in the US for Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers median annual salary
36
in the US for Computer and Information Systems Managers median annual salary
36
in the US for Architectural and Engineering Managers median annual salary
44
in the US for Natural Sciences Managers median annual salary

Michigan is a study in contrasts when it comes to project management, with some regions offering more jobs than others, and at a wide range of salaries. Choose a specialty and region carefully, in order to receive competitive wages. Made famous for its depressed economy in the movie “Roger and Me,” construction managers in the city of Flint actually earn 134% of the U.S. median yearly salary, or $111,000, and its industrial production managers make 121% of the national average, or $108,000. In the affluent city of Ann Arbor, natural sciences managers average over $133,000, annually. Computer and information systems managers in Battle Creek, however, earn only 71% of the national median salary. Battle Creek also ranks lowest for its architectural and engineering manager salaries, at just 58% of the U.S. average.

State-Level Statistics

Occupation Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
Industrial Production Managers 10,590 $96,630 108%
Architectural and Engineering Managers 8,970 $109,700 88%
Computer and Information Systems Managers 7,310 $97,770 81%
Construction Managers 4,240 $82,300 99%
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 1,630 $79,410 97%
Natural Sciences Managers 930 $88,810 77%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

City-Level Statistics

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Statistics for Architectural and Engineering Managers

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 5,360 $114,960 92%
Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 770 $97,610 78%
Ann Arbor, MI 360 $122,620 98%
Holland-Grand Haven, MI 280 $98,720 79%
Kalamazoo-Portage, MI 240 $99,870 80%
Lansing-East Lansing, MI 230 $89,050 71%
Monroe, MI 210 $120,330 96%
Niles-Benton Harbor, MI 190 $103,000 82%
Battle Creek, MI 70 $71,870 58%
Flint, MI 60 $105,650 85%
Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI 50 $88,910 71%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

Statistics for Computer and Information Systems Managers

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 3,960 $106,710 88%
Lansing-East Lansing, MI 880 $88,400 73%
Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 630 $97,390 81%
Ann Arbor, MI 570 $105,060 87%
Kalamazoo-Portage, MI 170 $92,600 77%
Holland-Grand Haven, MI 140 $91,850 76%
Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, MI 90 $91,950 76%
Flint, MI 80 $91,470 76%
Battle Creek, MI 60 $86,460 71%
Jackson, MI 50 $92,400 76%
Niles-Benton Harbor, MI 50 $92,630 77%
Monroe, MI 40 $100,150 83%
Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI 40 $91,320 76%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

Statistics for Construction Managers

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 1,880 $88,910 107%
Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 540 $70,140 85%
Ann Arbor, MI 180 $96,880 117%
Kalamazoo-Portage, MI 140 $71,100 86%
Holland-Grand Haven, MI 130 $62,880 76%
Lansing-East Lansing, MI 130 $85,020 103%
Flint, MI 90 $111,110 134%
Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI 70 $68,590 83%
Battle Creek, MI 60 $87,000 105%
Niles-Benton Harbor, MI 60 $73,230 88%
Monroe, MI 60 $84,430 102%
Jackson, MI 40 $78,180 94%
Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, MI 40 $86,300 104%
Bay City, MI 30 $53,680 65%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

Statistics for Industrial Production Managers

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 5,450 $106,750 120%
Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 1,050 $88,230 99%
Kalamazoo-Portage, MI 380 $91,990 103%
Holland-Grand Haven, MI 340 $91,700 103%
Lansing-East Lansing, MI 280 $91,650 103%
Flint, MI 260 $107,950 121%
Niles-Benton Harbor, MI 250 $89,160 100%
Ann Arbor, MI 240 $98,390 110%
Jackson, MI 130 $90,290 101%
Battle Creek, MI 130 $80,860 91%
Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI 120 $89,830 101%
Monroe, MI 110 $107,210 120%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

Statistics for Natural Sciences Managers

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 270 $83,050 72%
Lansing-East Lansing, MI 40 $95,470 82%
Ann Arbor, MI 30 $133,130 115%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

Statistics for Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 750 $85,620 105%
Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 170 $65,220 80%
Flint, MI 70 $93,210 114%
Lansing-East Lansing, MI 60 $76,750 94%
Holland-Grand Haven, MI 50 $81,370 99%
Kalamazoo-Portage, MI 50 $76,240 93%
Niles-Benton Harbor, MI 50 $97,000 119%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

Data source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2012