The forecast calls for the city to add 11,300 payroll jobs this year and 6,100 in 2023, the year in which the city is expected to recover to its pre-pandemic level.
August 23, 2021
Detroit’s jobless rate drops faster than expected, some sectors show strong growth, U-M forecast finds
The study finds the average wage rate at jobs located in Detroit last year was around 23% higher than in the state overall. However, high wages at those employers don’t translate into high average wages for city residents. Wage and salary income for an employed resident averaged $36,100 in 2020.